Ratings: Atlético beat Porto, advance in Champions League

Jan Oblak

Fantastic save in the primary half to disclaim Marko Grujić. Made one other good save early in the second half to disclaim Mehdi Taremi. Probably not troubled after that effort, however referred to as upon to make numerous routine saves. Saved Atlético Madrid in it when it was all degree. No likelihood for the Sergio Oliveira penalty, and it meant nothing anyway — 8.

Šime Vrsaljko

Nicely-positioned as the precise center-half. Seemed suspect as the sport opened up and Porto countered, however Atlético did a very good job not leaving him out to dry — 6.

Geoffrey Kondogbia

Did nice as a makeshift central defender. Atlético sat deep and guarded their back-line and Kondogbia appeared stable. Acted as a decoy for Griezmann’s 56th-minute objective because it landed to the attacker on the again submit — 6.


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Mario Hermoso

Stuffed with gusto, however loses his head too simply. Clattered into Grujić as they jostled for place earlier than a nook. A push in the again of Otávio additionally led to penalty shouts in the second half. Lastly stepped over the road late when he gave away a penalty. Continues to do properly, however his physicality is a legal responsibility — 6.

Yannick Carrasco

Central to Atlético’s plan and the supply of a number of counter-attacks. Not so sharp defensively, however as a marauding wing-back, he’s Atlético’s greatest risk. Despatched off for grabbing Otávio across the head after conceding a foul. Very foolish from the Belgian veteran — 6.


Atlético’s metronome in midfield, however seems badly misplaced when chasing attackers. Not totally comfy when put below strain, too — 6.

Rodrigo De Paul

Bought concerned in some mouthing off early and it unsettled him. Did extra speaking to the ref than taking part in soccer in the primary half, having fun with the rough-and-tumble of the sport. Sat and guarded the again 4 all evening and obtained himself his first Atlético objective in the 92nd minute — 7.


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Marcos Llorente

Drilled an opportunity at Diogo Costa from a decent angle early in the primary half when he might need squared it. An abrasive and aggressive recreation from the right-back. Didn’t get ahead as a lot as he might need preferred, however didn’t give any Porto participant an inch when developing in opposition to him — 8.

Thomas Lemar

First half of the sport handed him by with Atlético conceding possession. He was pressured to assist out Llorente in the second half and Correa changed him after 65 minutes. Not the best recreation from the Frenchman, however he received’t thoughts an excessive amount of as he obtained the help for Griezmann’s objective from a nook — 7.

Antoine Griezmann

Caught flat-footed for an opportunity in the primary half. Linked properly on the counter however pissed off like the remainder of his teammates. Available to complete off on the again submit from a Lemar nook earlier than helping Correa’s Ninetieth-minute counterattack objective. He labored tirelessly all around the discipline to get Atlético over the road — 8.

Luis Suárez

Lasted simply 12 minutes. An harm pressured him off as Matheus Cunha changed him — N/A.

Matheus Cunha

Eager to become involved, however left pissed off in the primary half. Confirmed some good flashes in the second half and will have scored a second after a pleasant run. Labored onerous and confirmed off his defensive means — 6.

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Ángel Correa

Actually good end after coming off the bench to seal the deal for Atlético. Was dwelling off scraps after changing Lemar on 65 minutes, however his objective was well-taken — 7.

Renan Lodi

Not on lengthy sufficient to make a correct influence. Caught offside on the finish of a pleasant transfer when Griezmann performed him by and blazed the trouble over anyway. — N/A.


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