Atlético Madrid neglected to exploit Bayern Munich’s debilitated crew on Tuesday, surrendering a late punishment in a 1-1 draw and wasting an opportunity to arrive at the knockout phase of the Champions League ahead of time.
Atlético was held against the drained safeguarding champions, which balanced with Thomas Müller’s extra shot in the 86th moment after João Félix had put Atlético ahead in the primary half.
“We are disturbed in light of the fact that we let a significant triumph sneak away,” Atlético’s Marcos Llorente said. “We contended energetically and played well the whole match yet permitted them to level with a punishment eventually. We leave with a terrible judgment regarding our mouths.”
A success would have been sufficient to give Atlético a spot in the round of 16 after Lokomotiv Moscow lost 3-1 to Salzburg at home prior Tuesday, however the draw kept the Spanish club just two focuses before third-place Salzburg. Diego Simeone’s group will require at any rate a draw when it visits Salzburg in the last round one week from now.
“We played an extraordinary match once more,” Simeone said. “We might have opened a greater lead in the principal half, yet in the end the punishment cost us the triumph. It harms, however we are as yet alive going into the last match against Salzburg.”
Bayern had just secured ahead of all comers after four continuous triumphs in the gathering and rested a few normal starters for the match in the Spanish capital. The protecting hero arrived at 13 focuses, while Lokomotiv remained with three.
Atlético glanced in charge for the vast majority of the match, making a large portion of the perilous possibilities. Bayern compromised a couple of times on counterattacks and its first endeavor on track just came in the subsequent half.
Félix put the hosts ahead from short proximity after a decent gone through the correct flank by Llorente, who figured out how to make a pass toward the focal point of the region not long before the ball crossed the end line. It was the ninth objective in the last 11 games with club and nation for the Portugal worldwide, who nearly added his second with a strike that hit the crossbar in the 58th.
“We played well yet we are baffled for not having the option to get this success, which would have placed us in the last 16,” Félix said. “We had a larger number of occasions to score than they had however we were unable to benefit from them as they did eventually.”
Müller leveled the match from the punishment spot after he was brought down inside the territory by Felipe, who entered in the subsequent half to supplant the harmed José María Giménez.
It was the third consecutive draw for Atlético in the Champions League after a success against Salzburg and an initial 4-0 misfortune to Bayern in Germany.
Bayern rested a few standard starters, including striker Robert Lewandowski, goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and midfielder Leon Goretzka. Mentor Hansi Flick utilized two 17-year-old parts in the beginning arrangement — Bright Arrey-Mbi and Jamal Musiala.
Atlético was without Diego Costa in light of a physical issue, Simeone still couldn’t rely on Luis Suárez after he as of late tried positive for the Covid.
The draw finished Bayern’s run of 15 continuous triumphs in the Champions League, yet the German force to be reckoned with expanded its unbeaten streak in away games in European rivalries to 16 matches.
Atlético expanded its unbeaten run at home to 21 matches in all rivalries, with its last misfortune at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium coming against Barcelona in the Spanish class precisely a year back.