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Espanyol 1-3 Atlético Madrid: Player Ratings

Atleti try to set the tone for midweek with a comeback win at Cornellà

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Jan Oblak, GK: 6

Not at fault for Pape Diop's goal, poor set-piece defending was. Made a couple smart saves late as Espanyol pushed to make it 2-2.

Juanfran, RB: 6

Quiet game for Juanfran, not many touches for him and might bear some responsibility for the Espanyol goal. Strange, but an aberration.

Diego Godín, CB: 7

Several towering clearances and kept Felipe Caicedo quiet as a mouse in the second half. Looks fully recovered from his thigh strain.

Lucas Hernández, CB: 7

Maturing by the game. Lucas' positioning as Godín's cover wasn't always stellar but he didn't look pressured and didn't make many mistakes. Just 20 years old, remember.

Filipe Luís, LB: 7

Efficient performance on the ball but thought he was very good in defense. Jumped on some poor passes and kept the ball ticking in buildup. Also got booked and showed some aggression.

Gabi, RM: 6

The captain kept things simple in midfield but made one crucial clearance when Espanyol threatened with about 10 minutes to go.

Augusto Fernández, CM: 7

Saúl's emergence this season has taken the headlines, of course, but what a piece of business Atleti did in December by acquiring Augusto. Came up big again Saturday, expertly breaking up plays in the center of the park and participating in the buildup of Antoine Griezmann's winner just before the hour.

Koke, LM: 10

Spectacular game for Koke, his best of the season. Laid on two goals with a long ball to Fernando Torres followed by a sumptuous through ball to Griezmann before capping off his performance with a header on 89 minutes. What's more, cleaned up well in defense and barely put a foot wrong. Masterful. Koke now leads La Liga with 12 assists on the season.

Antoine Griezmann, FW: 7

Notched his 20th league goal with a cracking shot off the far post and in. Removed on the hour.

Fernando Torres, FW: 8

The man just keeps on scoring. Torres netted in his third straight game - the first time he's done that since he was at Chelsea. El Niño got a good touch on a Koke long ball and picked out the bottom left corner to issue a nearly instant reply to Diop's opener. Torres returned the favor on 89 minutes, with his cross setting up Koke's header and Atleti's third goal.

Yannick Carrasco, FW: 6

Looks like he's still returning to fitness, but grew stronger as the game went along. Removed along with Griezmann shortly after the second goal.

Ángel Correa, FW: 6

Entered for Griezmann on the hour. Had a couple really nice chances to add a third and then a fourth, but could not finish. Regardless, moved well and link-up play was dangerous.

Thomas Partey, RM: 6

Entered for Carrasco on the hour. Still like this kid. Active in buildup and full of energy. He's a talent.

Saúl Ñíguez, CM: N/A

Entered for Augusto on 85 minutes. Got some cardio in, helped see out the game.