Griezmann leads Atlético to Galatasaray win

UEFA ŞAMPİYONLAR LİGİ GALATASARAY: 0 - ATLETICO MADRID: 2 (İLK YARI)

Griezmann leads Atlético to Galatasaray win

Antoine Griezmann struck twice in the opening 25 minutes as Atleti eased to victory despite an improved second-half showing from the hosts.

Antoine Griezmann marked his return to form with two goals in the opening 25 minutes as Atlético Madrid eased to an opening-day victory at Galatasaray.

Griezmann had managed two goals in 15 UEFA Champions League appearances prior to this Group C clash but doubled that tally in no time as the Spanish visitors hit the ground running in Istanbul.

The opener came on 18 minutes as the Frenchman met Juanfran’s low ball with a fine first-time finish. Griezmann had rather less to do for his second, hooking in from point-blank range after Diego Godín rose above Jason Denayer at the far post to nod Koke’s cross back across goal.

Galatasaray had conceded four in their last two home games in the competition and a repeat was on the cards. Hamza Hamzaoğlu acted swiftly, bringing on another forward in Umut Bulut at the expense of midfielder Emre Çolak and immediately his side had more balance.

Bulut twice threatened to halve the deficit before the break, with Denayer going closer still with a header that flashed centimetres wide. Galatasaray continued to press after the restart yet were never quite able to break through Atlético’s rearguard.

Instead, the Rojiblancos posed danger on the break. Denayer’s block denied Saúl Ñíguez and Griezmann might have had a hat-trick but Jackson Martínez opted for goal himself. Still, having managed just one goal in 12 games going into tonight, Griezmann will be satisfied with two. As will Atletico

UEFA ŞAMPİYONLAR LİGİ GALATASARAY: 0 - ATLETICO MADRID: 2 (İLK YARI)

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