Substitute Adrian Lopez hit an important winner as Atletico Madrid beat Celta Vigo 1-0 on Friday to keep the pressure on Barcelona at the top of La Liga.
Atletico Madrid's Brazilian forward Diego da Silva Costa (R) vies with Celta's defender Hugo Mallo (L) during the Spanish League football match Atletico de Madrid vs Celta de Vigo at Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on December 21, 2012. Atletico Madrid won 1-0.
The win, Atletico's ninth straight victory at home this season, moves the club from the capital to within six points of Barca in second position ahead of the Catalan side's game at Valladolid on Saturday.
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