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MetiNews.Com - Fierce rivals BARCELONA travel to Atletico Madrid as Antoine Griezmann looks to put rumours of a feud with Lionel Messi behind him and down his former club. Gri
Breaking News ! Fierce rivals BARCELONA travel to Atletico Madrid as Antoine Griezmann looks to put rumours of a feud with Lionel Messi behind him and down his former club. Griezmann was heckled by Barca fans when he arrived for training yesterday after his uncle said training is tailored to make captain Messi look good. Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona gets underway at 8pm GMT. Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona is live on LaLiga TV. LaLiga TV can be purchased from £5.99/month from Premier Sports. To stream the game live head to the Premier Player. Atlético Madrid XI: Oblak; Trippier, Savic, Giménez, Hermoso; Llorente, Koke, Saúl, Carrasco; João Félix, Correa Barcelona XI: Ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; Pjanić, De Jong; Dembélé, Messi, Pedri; Griezmann ATLETICO 1-0 BARCELONA SAVE! 57. De Jong plays the ball wide to Alba who is hugging the touchline, he then lays the ball back to Messi. Messi turns on the corner of the penalty area and floats a cross into the box, Lenglet meets the ball and sends a thumping header straight into the arms of Oblak! ATLETICO 1-0 BARCELONA 56. Trippier breaks up the pitch for Atletico, he gets his head up and plays a long pass over the top of the Barca backline for Felix to run onto. Felix gets the better of Lenglet but cannot control the ball in time to steer it past Ter Stegan. ATLETICO 1-0 BARCELONA 54. Pjanic carries the ball into the opposition half and plays it into the feet of Pedri who turns Saul well. Pedri sizes up a through-ball to Griezmann but opts to slip Alba through down the line. Alba delivers a first-time cross into the box but Savic clears the danger. ATLETICO 1-0 BARCELONA 52. Felix knocks down Saul's long ball into the path of Correa setting the goal-scorer off running towards the Barca penalty area. As Correa breaks into the Barca penalty area he is met by Pique, so he tries to back-heel the ball back into the path of Felix. Felix manages to get a touch on the ball but it wasn't enough to control the ball and keep it in his possession. ATLETICO 1-0 BARCELONA 49. Dembele receives Roberto's pass in a tight space deep inside the Atletico half. He shows some fancy footwork and tries to knock the ball past Hermoso but he's unsuccessful. Atletico goal-kick. ATLETICO 1-0 BARCELONA 48. Saul plays the ball into the feet of Felix on the edge of the Barca penalty area. Felix tries to flick the ball out wide to Correa but Lenglet manages to stick a foot in and recover possession for Barca. Atletico have started the second half fast. ATLETICO 1-0 BARCELONA 46. Lenglet presses up into the midfield to try and recover possession. He steps in on Llorente and his foot gets caught underneath the Atletico players boot. He goes down crying in agony, the referee doesn't believe it's a foul and play is allowed to continue. ATLETICO 1-0 BARCELONA 45. Atletico get the second half underway! The ball is played down the line to Felix, he tries to cut inside of Dembele but the ball ricochets off the Barca player and behind for an Atletico corner. Fast start from the hosts. THE TEAMS ARE BACK OUT FOR THE SECOND HALF FIRST HALF ACTION Let's take a look at some of the first half highlights: Llorente's thumping effort crashing off the top of the crossbar. Now take a look at Carrasco's goal…….
. the heel-flick through Ter Stegan's legs! Carrasco gives Atleti the lead just before half time! ????⚪ Marc-Andre ter Stegen comes a LONG way out of his goal and it ends in disaster for Barca! ???? pic.twitter.com/JcDvDCcAQ0 — Premier Sports ???? (@PremierSportsTV) November 21, 2020 HALF-TIME STATS Barca saw 59 per cent of the ball in the first half compared to Atletico's 41 per cent. Despite having considerably less possession, Atletico managed to register more shots (4) and more shots on target (2) than Barca (2, 1 on target). Barca completed 357 passes to Atletico's 257. Diego Simeone will be happy with his sides first half performance! HT: ATLETICO 1-0 BARCELONA A fairly even opening 45 minutes with both teams having their fair share of chances. The first real chance came through Griezmann – he met Dembele's cross but couldn't steer his effort underneath the crossbar. Llorente would fire Atletico's first warning shot, he was picked out in space inside the Barca penalty area and he send a first-time shot crashing off the bar. And right on the half-time whistle Atletico took the lead through Carrasco. Pique's poor touch allowed Correa to slip Carrasco through on goal, the winger rolled it past the on-rushing Ter Stegan before rolling it into the back of the empty net. PEEEEEEEEP! THAT'S HALF-TIME! ATLETICO 1-0 BARCELONA 45+3. Atletico pump the ball up the pitch to relieve themselves of some pressure, Pique messes up his first touch knocking the ball into the path of Correa. Correa turns and plays a perfectly weighted ball to Carrasco who was racing through on goal. He rolls the ball past the on-rushing Ter Stegan and swept the ball home! Right on the half-time whistle! GOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAALLL!!! BRILLIANT SOLO GOAL BY CARRASCO!!! TIDY FINISH!!! ATLETICO 0-0 BARCELONA 45+2. Roberto plays the ball wide to Dembele, the winger tries to knock the ball past Hermoso but he loses track of the ball and the attack breaks down. ATLETICO 0-0 BARCELONA 45+1. Barca are passing the ball about under no pressure, Atletico are sitting off allowing the visitors to dictate play. ATLETICO 0-0 BARCELONA 45. Three additional minutes at the end of the first half. ATLETICO 0-0 BARCELONA 42. Carrasco manages to keep the ball in play down the touchline, Dembele does well to get back and shield the ball off the pitch for a goal-kick. Carrasco's attempt to retrieve the ball appears to have injured Dembele's shoulder. Whilst he's receiving treatment, Trincao has been sent off down the touchline to warm-up. STALEMATE Neither side has managed to find a breakthrough despite both teams having their fair share of chances. Credit: Getty Images ATLETICO 0-0 BARCELONA BIG SAVE! 40. Alba holds the ball up on the left side of the penalty area, he plays a wonderful ball through the legs of Llorente and into the path of Messi. Messi takes a touch and gets his head up, the angle is tight forcing him to send a low shot straight at Oblak! ATLETICO 0-0 BARCELONA 38. Carrasco beats the offside trap and brings down Koke's pass, he takes the ball into the penalty area and fluffs his shot straight at the keeper. Massive chance, Felix was there waiting at the back post. ATLETICO 0-0 BARCELONA 37. Just under ten minutes to go in the first half, Barca are starting to dominate the ball. Alba is played down the line by Messi, he looks to pull the ball back to the penalty spot but he messes his pass up and Saul gathers possession. ATLETICO 0-0 BARCELONA 35. Koke plays the ball wide to Trippier, the right-back takes one touch and floats the ball over the top of the Barca backline in search of Correa. Lenglet held the forward off and headed the ball back to Ter Stegan.
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