Atlético de Madrid beat Red Bull Salzsburg at home 3-2, in a very rocky and demanding game in which the rojiblancos knew how to give that extra to take the three points. Simeone’s men add their first three points in this Champions League, and begin to straighten the course in the competition. Joao Félix was the best of the match, very inspired, with his two goals, which covered the defensive mistakes that could cost the mattress the victory.
The Portuguese striker led, with two goals in the second half, Atlético de Madrid’s comeback against the Austrian Red Bull Salzburg, which got 1-2 after the break, but succumbed to the great game that the Portuguese midfielder scored, demonstrating the kind of gamer he really is.
Atlético began by taking the lead in the first half thanks to Marcos Llorente’s left-foot strike in the 29th minute, but the rojiblancos’ joy did not last long, the goal being equaled by the great star of Salzsburg, the Hungarian Dominik Szoboszlai in the 41.
The visitors repeated after the break with a goal from the German Mergim Berisha in the 47th minute, but Joao Félix did his thing again by leading the rojiblanco team to tie the duel in a collective play with Ángel Correa and Luis Suárez in the 54.
In the final stretch, Félix finished the comeback in 85, showing his great inspiration, controlling a cross from Frenchman Thomas Lemar after a corner kick by Koke.