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Atletico move top ahead of El Clasico

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Atletico Madrid took advantage of Real Madrid's late kick-off against Barcelona on Sunday to move to the top of La Liga with a 2-0 win over bottom-placed Real Betis. 

Betis' midfielder Juanfran (L) vies with Atletico Madrid's midfielder Raul Garcia during the Spanish league football match Real Betis Balompie vs Atletico de Madrid at Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on March 23, 2014

After a tight opening 55 minutes, the game swung in the visitors favour when Braian Rodriguez was sent-off for a second bookable offence.

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