Atlético Madrid 3-2 RB Salzburg: One-Word Player Ratings

Oblak : Could not do a thing about Dominik Szoboszlai’s equalizer. However, he was completely missing Andreas Ulmer’s 47th minute cross, which swept all the way through the 18-yard boxes before Felipe Monteiro slammed Mergim Berisha’s shot into the net. But Oblak steadied himself thereafter and looked comfortable in the second half despite taking a blow to the right hand. Stabilize

Trippier: Participated in the buildup to Llorente’s goal but was nowhere near the action on the sequence that gave Salzburg the lead. Ulmer had yards upon yards of space to sweep his low cross through the box. Trippier’s attacking energy is important, but he really needs a rest — and soon. Drained



Felipe: Misplaced too many passes, and has not been Atlético Madrid’s best defender early on. That’s not to say he hasn’t been steady over all, though. There was little he could do other than slam Berisha’s goal into the roof of the net, but as Atlético slowly regained control, he stepped up. The Brazilian made five clearances and three interceptions. Calmed


Savić: Again his side’s best defender. Savić was not flustered as Red Bull Salzburg stealthily shifted attacking points and was where he needed to be to make a gigantic tackle on Enock Mwepu. He ended the game with seven aerial duels won, five clearances and two blocks. Exemplar

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