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Atlético Madrid 1-1 Bayern Munich: Player Ratings

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Poor finishing kept Atlético from clinching a place in the Champions League’s last 16.

Atletico Madrid v FC Bayern Muenchen: Group A - UEFA Champions League Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Starting XI

Oblak — (5)

The Slovenian keeper’s relatively calm night between the sticks became a lot more stressful when Bayern Munich won a penalty in the final five minutes. Oblak dove the right way and nearly got his palms to it, but Thomas Müller’s strike was just too clinical.

Savić — (4.5)

Played on the right side of Diego Simeone’s back three. Made a few solid clearances to stifle Bayern’s attack some. Also picked up a yellow late in the match for arguing with the referee.

Atletico Madrid v FC Bayern Muenchen: Group A - UEFA Champions League Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Giménez — (6)

It’s a shame that Josema pulled up with an injury in the second half, because he was playing so well. The defender made some vital interventions in his 68 minutes and passed the ball exceptionally well, knowing when to slot a pass to a deep-lying João Félix or when to cycle the ball out wide.

Hermoso — (5.5)

Started the game slowly with some careless tackles and a reckless foul, but has impact increased as time went on. There were multiple times when Bayern looked to cross the ball on his side, and the 25-year-old was there to stymie those efforts.

Trippier — (6)

Played the game as a right midfielder rather than a defender and hustled hard for the 90 minutes. With the ball at his feet, the Englishman showed composure in his decision-making, and he pressed Bayern’s players aggressively when out of possession. It was his quick thinking that kept the ball inside the opposition half before Atlético’s only goal.

Llorente — (7.5)

Pestered Bayern’s backline constantly with his dribbling and one-touch passes. His efforts got him an assist in the 26th minute, when he brought the ball to the endline and crossed it to a waiting Félix.

Atletico Madrid v FC Bayern Muenchen: Group A - UEFA Champions League Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Koke — (7)

Positioned himself deep in midfield to receive and distribute. When he wasn't looking to switch the play to Kieran Trippier or Yannick Carrasco, he played short, crisp passes to maintain possession.

Saúl — (4.5)

Very quiet on the offensive end, often looking a step behind, but made up for it with his defensive efforts. He had two clearances, two interceptions, two tackles, and a blocked shot.

Carrasco — (7.5)

Always looked to open up the play and spring forward when Atlético Madrid won possession. His darting runs were dangerous, and he was fearless in his constant search to take players on.

Correa — (7)

The Argentine was quick to turn when the ball approached him. He dribbled well and passed with conviction, and slipped around defenders multiple times with silky moves.

João Félix — (8)

Continued his good form as of late. There were numerous times when Félix created space on the ball by dropping a bit deeper to receive. He showed his creativity in the way he controlled and distributed the ball. The Portuguese had his team’s only goal via a one-time, volleyed finish past Alexander Nübel.

Subs

Felipe — (2)

Came on for an injured Giménez and conceded a late penalty with a sloppy tackle on Müller, who proceeded to tie the game.

Atletico Madrid v FC Bayern Muenchen: Group A - UEFA Champions League Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Herrera, Lemar, Lodi — (NA)

All came on within the final 10 minutes and didn't have enough time to make a significant impact.