Giantkillers Hercules shock Atletico Madrid 4-1
Hercules have humiliated Atletico Madrid 4-1 in Liga action last night.
Atletico pulled a goal back late on through Jose Antonio Reyes but it was nothing more than a consolation for Quique Sanchez Flores' men, who are now seven points adrift of fourth-placed Valencia and the final Champions League spot.
For promoted Hercules, the victory lifts them up to 11th spot and is the latest of a series of impressive displays against La Liga's big guns this season.
The Alicante-based outfit are the only side to have beaten Barcelona so far, stunning the champions 2-0 at the Nou Camp, while they have also defeated Sevilla, drew with Villarreal after leading twice and were beating Real Madrid at half-time before going down to two late Cristiano Ronaldo goals.