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UEFA Champions League: Atletico Madrid 2-0 Barcelona - Player Ratings

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Modified 14 Apr 2016, 12:46 IST
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Atletico Madrid:

diego godin
Godin produced arguably one of the best performances of his career

Jan Oblak - 8/10

Jan Oblak produced an authoritative display which saw him marshal a defense from between the sticks against the best attack on the planet with dire ease. Came off his line to catch and hold every potential risk on the attack from Barcelona.

Juanfran – 8/10

Juanfran kept Neymar stifled all night and ran up and down like a dynamo offering width in attack and solidity in defence.

Diego Godin – 9/10

Diego Godin produced arguably one of the best performances of his career to stifle the lively Luis Suarez. The Uruguayan played like an absolute warrior on the night repelling absolutely everything that threatened the Atletico goal.

Felipe Luis - 8/10

Minor lapses aside, Filipe Luis was magnificent offering some great attacking threat which eventually led to the penalty on the night.

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Lucas Hernandez  – 8/10

Lucas Hernandez produced an excellent performance for someone so young. His reading of the game was flawless as he refused to be bullied by the best attack in the world. He was sensational with Godin beside him.

Gabi – 8/10

Gabi’s spirited performance set the tone for Atletico on the night as he marshaled the midfield with authority and grit so reminiscent of Atletico as a team over the years.

Augusto Fernandez – 8/10

Augusto Fernandez is turning out to be a shrewd signing. He produced a fine display on the night screening his defense effectively and shutting the Barcelona midfield down effectively.

Koke – 8/10

Koke’s work rate was immense. He provided crucial support out wide and held on when Barca started sending waves of attack.

Saul Niguez– 8/10

Saul Niguez announced himself on the night with a scrumptious ball for the opener. Full of energy, his performance will have made all of Europe take notice.

Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco – 8/10

Yannick Carrasco has quickly cemented his place in the Atletico side this season and not without reason. He was impeccable on the night with his pace and trickery offering an edge to the Atletico’s attack.

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antoinne grieamann
Griezmann scored both the goals for Atletico

Antoine Griezmann– 9/10

Antoine Griezmann has quickly made his name as one of the best players on the planet with Atletico and proved his credentials once again on the night with a superb goal and a well taken penalty. Atletico have a talisman in him.

Substitutes

Thomas Partey– 7/10

Thomas Partey offered a fresh pair of legs and great zeal since coming on for Atletico and helped his side see of the tie well.

Angel Correa– NA

Stefan Savic– NA

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Published 14 Apr 2016, 12:28 IST
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