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Atlético Madrid 2-2 Eibar: Player Ratings

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On Fernando Torres’ celebratory day, the kid notched a brace as Atleti drew at home.     

Olympique de Marseille v Club Atletico de Madrid - UEFA Europa League Final Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images

Jan Oblak (7): With his third Zamora wrapped up, Oblak decided to let the other team have a bit of joy. The second was an absolute banger, and it is hard to assign any blame to the keeper on a strike of that ferocity.

Juanfran (7): Juanfran did pretty well and was often involved in the attack. He was also part of Atlético Madrid’s most common passing combination with Gabi, which should not come as much of a surprise.

Stefan Savic (6): Savić did very Savić things in this one, playing well without looking particularly convincing. He was caught out on Eibar’s first goal.

Lucas Hernandez (5): Lucas had a bit of a shocker, perhaps being a bit too committed in his challenges, and the Frenchman was sent off for a second yellow after the hour. He will now be suspended for the first match of next season.

Filipe Luís (7): It is still a joy to see Filipe playing so soon after that injury he suffered in Russia, but it is clear he is not yet back to his best. Hopefully he can get his fitness levels back to where they once were and he can again be one of the best left backs in Europe.

Koke (6): Maybe the worst performance of the season from Koke, who may have still been feeling the effects of the Europa League celebrations. Whatever the reason, he can be excused for a poor performance, especially considering all the minutes he has played this year. He got a lengthy rest as he was taken off for Griezmann.

Gabi (8): A very Gabi kind of performance. Very tidy in possession, a bit sluggish getting back, but again, he probably had a long weekend. Though we are at the end of Gabi’s time as one of the best midfielders in Spain, he is still more than capable of doing a job for Atleti next season, though he should almost certainly be a bench option.

Saúl (8): Probably the best midfielder on the day. Saúl has such a bright future, and many times this year we have seen glimpses, but there is still more to come from the 23-year-old Spainiard. He could have done better to block Peña’s golazo, but it’s hard to attribute blame for a strike like that.

Vitolo (6.5): Many times it seemed like Vitolo had figured it out in an Atleti shirt, but we are still waiting to get the best out of him. Hopefully a pre-season with the team and a different team composition will bring the best out of him.

Ángel Correa (8): Clearly tasked with feeding Torres no matter what, Correa will have garnered some goodwill given his constant scanning for El Niño throughout his time on the pitch. On more than one occasion, the Argentine could have easily shot himself but instead looked for Torres. He did register an assist for the first goal., and it was a clever ball which found the captain for the day.

Fernando Torres (10): I’ve made fun of Torres plenty in these ratings before, but today he was always going to get a 10. However, he fully warranted a 10 with two trademark goals: taking it around the keeper to slot home, just as he has so many times throughout the years. He is a true icon, and he will never be forgotten for his contribution from such a young age and the renaissance he had once he returned.

Subs

Antoine Griezmann (7.5): Pretty effective off the bench. Did well to get involved in what could be his final match for the club. He almost scored one of the goals of the season, but it ended up curling right at the keeper.

Diego Costa (7.5): Ran around, got booked and that was about it. He was a good focal point and assisted Torres’ second.

José Giménez (n/a): Came on after Lucas got sent off to maintain some kind of shape.

Poll

Mattress Maker of the Match:

This poll is closed

  • 55%
    Fernando José Torres Sanz
    (45 votes)
  • 14%
    Fernando José Torres Sanz
    (12 votes)
  • 12%
    Fernando José Torres Sanz
    (10 votes)
  • 17%
    Fernando José Torres Sanz
    (14 votes)
81 votes total Vote Now