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Atletico Madrid vs Porto: A dramatic win for Atletico Madrid

On the first day of the UEFA Champions League group B match, Atletico Madrid won in dramatic fashion against Porto. Antoine Griezman, Mario Hermoso, and Mateus Uribe all scored in extra time as Atletico Madrid defeated the Portuguese giants 2-1. The match between Atlético Madrid and Porto is only the second in UEFA Champions League history to see three goals scored in the 90th minute or later. On Wednesday, September 7, Atletico Madrid and Porto made history after their UEFA Champions League matchday 1 clash at the Civitas Metropolitano. Antoine Griezman sealed a late winner for Diego Simeone’s men 11 minutes into extra time as three goals were scored deep in extra time to earn Atletico Madrid a 2-1 win. In the UEFA Champions League, only Atletico Madrid vs. Porto has seen three goals scored in extra time twice. Eurasia Sport Images provided the image. Photographer: Getty Images In the 91st minute, Mario Hermoso gave Atletico Madrid the lead, only for Porto striker Mateus Uribe to equalize from the penalty spot in the 96th minute. Exciting feature: Look for the “Recommended for you” block and enjoy the news tailored to YOU! The game between Atletico Madrid and Porto is only the second in UEFA Champions League history in which three goals have been scored in the 90th minute or later, excluding extra-time. The first time this happened in Europe’s most prestigious club competition was also in December 2021, between both teams. Despite the win, Diego Simeone was critical of Atletico Madrid’s performance. Meanwhile, despite a 2-1 victory over Porto in the UEFA Champions League, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone was not pleased with his team’s performance, according to Football Espana. Atletico Madrid had scored two late goals to earn the Rojiblancos their first European victory of the season, with Griezman scoring the winner 11 minutes into added time. Diego Simeone admitted that Atletico Madrid did not play well, with the La Liga club creating few chances throughout the game. Diego Simeone will not comment on the VAR controversy. Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone refuses to dwell on the VAR decision that cost his team a La Liga victory over Real Sociedad over the weekend. Both teams shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw, but Atletico players felt cheated. Alvaro Morata of Atletico Madrid had a goal disallowed after Joao Felix was adjudged to have handled the ball in the build-up. Sports Brief News is the source.

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