Stadio Georgios Karaiskakis - Piraeus 16/09/2014 - 20:45CET (21:45 local time)

Group stage - Group A

Olympiacos - Atlético
3-2
 

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Olympiacos stun Atlético in five-goal thriller

Published: Tuesday 16 September 2014, 22.00CET
Olympiacos stun Atlético in five-goal thriller
The Greek champions claimed a landmark win against last season's runners-up Atlético ©AFP/Getty Images

Olympiacos's Arthur Masuaku opens the scoring with a sensational strike
Ibrahim Afellay doubles the advantage after Alejandro Domínguez's determined run
After near misses, Mario Mandžukić pulls one back on his competition debut for for Atlético
Kostas Mitroglou breaks his ten-month goal duck with the third for the hosts
Substitute Antoine Griezmann hits back for Atlético from close range

Olympiacos FC pulled off one of the shocks of matchday one with a 3-2 Group A victory over last season's runners-up Club Atlético de Madrid in Piraeus.

 

Man of the Match

Domínguez

Top Player

Olympiacos 

Lineups

olympiacos

Olympiacos

atlético

Atlético

16Roberto (GK)13Oblak (GK)
2Maniatis (C)
45+2
2Godín
3Botía4Mario Suárez
75
5Milivojević6Koke
45+2
6Afellay
31
69
8Raúl García
66
7Mitroglou
73
9Mandžukić
38
10Domínguez
36
57
10Arda Turan
11Kasami
84
14Gabi (C)
2
56
14Elabdellaoui15Ansaldi
22Abidal20Juanfran
26Masuaku
13
23Miranda

Substitutes

42Megyeri (GK)1Moyà (GK)
8N'Dinga
69
5Tiago
9Durmaz7Griezmann
56
86
90
17Diamantakos17Saúl Ñíguez
75
89
19David Fuster
57
18Gámez
20Giannoulis
84
22Cerci
66
24Avlonitis24Giménez

Coaches

Míchel (ESP) Germán Burgos (ESP)

Referee

Pedro Proença (POR)

Standings

Last updated: 06/11/2014 10:32 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
 

Match statistics

Olympiacos
Atlético

3

Goals scored

2

44

Possession (%)

56

8

Total attempts

21

4

on target

5

2

off target

9

2

blocked

7

0

against woodwork

0

1

Corners

8

0

Offsides

2

2

Yellow cards

4

0

Red Cards

0

12

Fouls committed

15

14

Fouls suffered

11

328

Passes

506

280

completed

439

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    So that's it. Last year's UEFA Champions League finalists have been beaten by Greek side Olympiacos in a thrilling encounter here at the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium. After racing into a two-goal lead through Arthur Masuaku and Ibrahim Afellay, Mario Mandžukić reduced arrears for the visitors before half-time. But Kostas Mitroglou's goal on the break with 17 minutes remaining restored the hosts two-goal advantage and despite a late goal from the impressive Antoine Griezmann, Olympiacos held on for a valuable 3-2 win.
  • Yellow Card
    90
    Griezmann (Atlético) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Yellow Card
    89
    Saúl Ñíguez (Atlético) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Goal
    86
    Griezmann (Atlético) scores!
    Antoine Griezmann reduces the deficit for Atlético scoring on his Champions League debut for the club - tapping home after a superb cross in from Koke.
  • Substitution
    84
    Giannoulis (in) - Kasami (out) (Olympiacos)
    The influential Swiss striker is replaced by Kostas Giannoulis in the closing stages.

See also

  • Olympiacos

    Next match played UEFA Champions League: v Malmö, 01 October 2014, 2-0
  • Atlético

    Next match played UEFA Champions League: v Juventus, 01 October 2014, 1-0
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