MADRID. Milan snatched a late win Atlético Madrid 1-0 after J. Messias scored just 1 goal (87′). Milan took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).
The match was held at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid on Wednesday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Slavko Vinčić who was helped by Tomaž Klančnik and Andraž Kovačič. The 4th official was Nejc Kajtazović. The weather was clear. The temperature was quite cold around 4.3 degrees Celsius or 39.72 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 86%.
Milan was in firm control of the ball 58% while Atlético Madrid was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Milan was more aggressive with 62 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Milan won the match.
Atlético Madrid shot 7 times, 3 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Milan shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target.
Atlético Madrid received 1 yellow card (M. Llorente). On the opposite side, Milan received 3 yellow cards (O. Giroud, T. Bakayoko and T. Hernandez).
After this match, Atlético Madrid will stay with 4 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Milan will have 1 points to stay in the 4th place.
R. De Paul
Milan will host Liverpool on the 7th of December with a 1-1 head to head statistic.
Atlético Madrid: Formation and Lineups
Atlético Madrid started with a 3-1-4-2 line-up (3-1-4-2).
The manager Diego Pablo Simeone chose to play with the following team: Jan Oblak , Stefan Savić , José María Giménez , Mario Hermoso , Koke , Marcos Llorente , Rodrigo de Paul , Thomas Lemar , Yannick Carrasco , Antoine Griezmann and Luis Suárez .
Atlético Madrid made 5 changes: T. Lemar for A. Correa (64′), M. Hermoso for Renan Lodi (65′), L. Suarez for M. Cunha (77′), R. De Paul for S. Vrsaljko (78′) and A. Griezmann for G. Kondogbia (81′).
Top player: Stefan Savić
The player who no doubt impressed Atlético Madrid the most was Stefan Savić.
His rating iswith 28 passes (85% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8.
Milan: Formation and Lineups
Milan started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the opposite side, Stefano Pioli played with: Ciprian Tătărușanu , Pierre Kalulu , Simon Kjær , Alessio Romagnoli , Theo Hernández , Sandro Tonali , Franck Kessié , Alexis Saelemaekers , Brahim Díaz , Rade Krunić and Olivier Giroud .
Milan made 5 changes: S. Tonali for T. Bakayoko (65′), R. Krunic for J. Messias (65′), P. Kalulu for A. Florenzi (65′), O. Giroud for Z. Ibrahimovic (66′) and B. Diaz for I. Bennacer (78′).
Top player: Franck Kessié
The player who no doubt impressed Milan the most was Franck Kessié even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.
His rating iswith 60 passes (93% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Champions League