He and Torres both scored and hopefully they can carry on that way.
However after a Stefan Savic goal gave Leverkusen further hope with 20 minutes remaining, Atletico coach Diego Simeone immediately replaced frontman Gameiro with midfielder Thomas Partey, and the France global was clearly upset with the decision as he walked from the pitch.
"Torres' goal was important, necessary for us", he said.
"We may not get a lot of chances so his efficiency will help us". Take away Saul's curling beauty to open the scoring for Atletico Madrid (well, don't actually, because it was gorgeous to watch), and the rest of Atletico Madrid's goals were highly avoidable. However, they haven't progressed past the round of 16 since 2001/02 when they were beaten finalists.
Former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Emmanuel Petit claims Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann is "definitely" joining Manchester United this summer.
The game proved to be a special one for Griezmann who became the club's highest goal scorer in the Champions League with 13 goals, overtaking the previous mark, set by Luis Aragones.
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"This means that, until further notice, we will not attend home games".
With the Champions League back in action, Atletico Madrid has another shot at finally winning the whole tournament.
Atletico players celebrate a goal.
Julian Brandt already has three goals and six assists this season. 'We wanted to win, we did that and the return leg will be hard as tonight was.
Atlético Madrid have kept 25 clean sheets (in 42 games) in the Champions League since their return in 2013/14, more than any other club in that period. Also, check Bayer Leverkusen vs Atletico Madrid match preview.