Atleti won the match on date 2 of group E of the UEFA Champions League – 2023-2024, played this Wednesday, with two goals from Álvaro Morata. The goals of the match for the local team were scored by Álvaro Morata (13′ 1T and 1′ 2T) and Antoine Griezmann (48′ 1T). While the away goals were scored by Dávid Hancko (33′ 1T) and Mario Hermoso (6′ 1T, against).
Feyenoord found more opportunities to score than their rival (19), but did not have much luck. Of the total number of shots taken, 12 were on goal and 6 were deflected from the opposing goal.
Álvaro Morata was the figure of the match. The Atlético de Madrid forward scored 2 goals, shot into the opponent’s goal twice and made 13 correct passes.
Another relevant player in the match was Dávid Hancko. The Feyenoord defender was important for scoring 1 goal and throwing 2 balls out of the danger area.
Midfielder Ramiz Zerrouki of Feyenoord asked defender Samuel Lino of Atlético de Madrid to dance and hit him in the 55th minute of the second stage.
The match was quite fought, in which the fouls began to accumulate. There were several reprimands: César Azpilicueta, Saúl Ñíguez, Álvaro Morata, Calvin Stengs and Samuel Lino.
The technical director of Atl. Madrid, Diego Simeone, proposed a 5-3-2 strategy with Jan Oblak in goal; Nahuel Molina, César Azpilicueta, Axel Witsel, Mario Hermoso and Samuel Lino on the defensive line; Rodrigo De Paul, Koke and Saúl Ñíguez in the middle; and Álvaro Morata and Antoine Griezmann in the attack.
For their part, those led by Arne Slot stood with a 4-3-3 formation with Timon Wellenreuther between the three sticks; Lutsharel Geertruida, Gernot Trauner, Dávid Hancko and Quilindschy Hartman in defense; Mats Wieffer, Ramiz Zerrouki and Quinten Timber in the midfield; and Calvin Stengs, Ayase Ueda and Igor Paixão up front.
Referee François Letexier was selected to carry out the actions of the game.
On the next date, Atleti will visit Celtic and Feyenoord will play at home against Lazio at the Stadion Feijenoord stadium.
Atlético de Madrid has 4 points and is currently the leader of Group E. For its part, Feyenoord occupies second place with 3 points.
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