In a must-win match against AS Roma, Atlético de Madrid did what was expected of them: win. Atlético defeated Roma 2-0 thanks to Antoine Griezmann and Kevin Gameiro’s second half goals.
In the first 45 minutes, Atlético started off strongly and created numerous chances. Augusto Fernández scored in the first half, but the goal was called off due to a handball.
In the second half, the team came out strongly and kept creating chances. Fernando Torres was very proactive and produced several opportunities. In the final stretch of the match, a Torres ball found Ángel Correa who then crossed it to Griezmann and the Frenchman scored a beautiful overhead kick. A couple of minutes later, Griezmann assisted Gameiro for the second.
With this win, Atlético still have chances to qualify for the Round of 16.