Scotland Premiership

Atletico salvages 2-2 draw against newcomer Girona

GIRONA, Spain (AP) Newcomer Girona was minutes away from beating Atletico Madrid in a stunning debut in the Spanish league until Atletico scored twice after the sending off of Antoine Griezmann to salvage a 2-2 draw on Saturday.

Goals by Angel Correa in the 78th minute and Jose Gimenez in the 85th gave Atletico the draw after Girona forward Christian Stuani scored three minutes apart in the first half.

Around the league there was a minute of silence before matches for the victims of the recent attacks in Barcelona and the seaside resort of Cambrils. Fans also displayed banners. "Girona is with you," read one of the signs held by Girona fans, who were seeing their team play in the top-flight for the first time in the city of about 100,000 people just north of Barcelona.