Milan 1-0 Atlético Madrid: prevails over 1-0 with a late goal scored by J. Messias

MADRID. Milan snatched a late win Atlético Madrid 1-0 after J. Messias scored just 1 goal (87').

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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%.​

Match Statistics

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.

Match Events

  • 27'

    O. Giroud

  • 61'

    M. Llorente

  • 64'

    A. Correa

    T. Lemar

  • 65'

    Renan Lodi

    M. Hermoso

  • 65'

    T. Bakayoko

    S. Tonali

  • 65'

    J. Messias

    R. Krunic

  • 65'

    A. Florenzi

    P. Kalulu

  • 66'

    Z. Ibrahimovic

    O. Giroud

  • 68'

    T. Bakayoko

  • 77'

    M. Cunha

    L. Suarez

  • 78'

    S. Vrsaljko

    R. De Paul

  • 78'

    I. Bennacer

    B. Diaz

  • 81'

    G. Kondogbia

    A. Griezmann

  • 87'

    J. Messias

  • 90'

    T. Hernandez

Next match

In the upcoming Champions League match, Atlético Madrid will play away with Porto on the 7th of December with a 2-2 head to head.

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 (6.4), Stefan Savić (7.6), José María Giménez (6.3), Mario Hermoso (6.8), Koke (6.8), Marcos Llorente (6.5), Rodrigo de Paul (6.8), Thomas Lemar (7.1), Yannick Carrasco (6.3), Antoine Griezmann (7.0) and Luis Suárez (6.8).


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 is (7.6) with 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 (7.1), Pierre Kalulu (7.3), Simon Kjær (6.9), Alessio Romagnoli (7.2), Theo Hernández (7.6), Sandro Tonali (7.2), Franck Kessié (8.1), Alexis Saelemaekers (6.9), Brahim Díaz (6.8), Rade Krunić (6.9) and Olivier Giroud (6.9).


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 is (8.1) with 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

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