Football: Atletico Madrid beat Singapore Selection 2-0 in charity friendly at Jalan Besar

Goals by Raul Garcia and Diego Costa were enough to give Atletico Madrid a 2-0 win over a Singapore Selection side in the Singapore Olympic Foundation-Peter Lim Charity Cup at the Jalan Besar Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Garcia opened the scoring in the 29th minute with a cool, first-time shot, before Costa bundled the ball home from close range three minutes from tine.

Tanjong Pagar United's Ahmad Latiff Khamarudin came close to grabbing a late consolation goal, but his long-range effort in stoppage time was touched onto his crossbar by Atletico goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo.

A total of $756,143 was raised through the match - all of which will go to the Peter Lim Scholarship fund, which was introduced in 2010 to help promising young athletes from low-income families.

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