The first-half goal from Correa was to be the only goal of the game when Atletico Madrid won 1-0 (1-0) at home to Elche in the La Liga.
The match was goalless until Atletico Madrid took the lead in the 39th minute through Angel Correa, who found the net, with an assist by Rodrigo De Paul.
The last meeting between the teams ended in a 0-1 away win for Atletico Madrid in May 2021.
After this game in the La Liga, Atletico Madrid will take on Villarreal (home) on 2021-08-29, Espanyol (away) on 2021-09-12 and Atlethic Bilbao (home) on 2021-09-19. Elche play Sevilla (home) on 2021-08-28, Getafe (away) on 2021-09-12 and Levante (home) on 2021-09-19.