Match statistics

AtléticoAthletic

Goals scored3
 
0
Attempts on target6
 
3
Attempts off target7
 
9
Corners3
 
8
Offsides2
 
3
Fouls committed25
 
14
Yellow cards1
 
4
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Athletic 0-3 Atlético
    Diego Simeone's side triumph in their second UEFA Europa League in three years with a performance of ultimate professionalism and class. Falcao's sublime double was complemented by Diego's coolly-taken third, while Athletic failed to reproduce the passing panache and invention of previous rounds.
  • Substitution
    90+3
    Álvaro Domínguez (in) - Arda Turan (out) (Atlético)
  • 90+3
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) misses the target.
    A thunderous drive from the midfielder thumps the crossbar. A stunning effort.
  • 90+2
    Gorka Iraizoz (Athletic) makes a save.
  • 90+2
    Falcao (Atlético) has an effort on goal.
    The 26-year-old attempts to seal a memorable night but his prodded effort in front of goal is deflected into the path of the goalkeeper.
  • 90+2
    Courtois (Atlético) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    90+1
    Susaeta (Athletic) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 90+1
    Susaeta (Athletic) is penalised for a foul on Filipe Luís (Atlético).
  • 90+1
    Susaeta (Athletic) has a shot blocked.
  • 90
    Íñigo Pérez (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    90
    Koke (in) - Diego (out) (Atlético)
  • 90
    Falcao (Atlético) is penalised for a foul on Iraola (Athletic).
  • Substitution
    88
    Salvio (in) - Adrián López (out) (Atlético)
  • Goal
    85
    Diego (Atlético) scores!
    The Brazilian shows immense ingenuity and sangfroid, ghosting past the Athletic back line, before finding the net with a beautifully-crafted left-footed finish across the goalkeeper. That seals a wonderful night for Atlético.
  • 81
    Muniain (Athletic) is penalised for a foul on Mario Suárez (Atlético).
  • 80
    Falcao (Atlético) misses the target.
    The bustling forward drifts past two defenders, and tries to seal his name in Atlético folklore once and for all - but his fierce drive rebounds off a post with the goalkeeper beaten.
  • 79
    Susaeta (Athletic) has a shot blocked.
  • 79
    Toquero (Athletic) has a shot blocked.
  • 79
    Courtois (Atlético) makes a save.
  • 79
    Susaeta (Athletic) has an effort on goal.
  • 78
    Gorka Iraizoz (Athletic) makes a save.
    Chaos ensues inside the area as Athletic throw everything at their stubborn opponents, but the 27-year-old is brilliantly denied in-front of goal.
  • 78
    Arda Turan (Atlético) has an effort on goal.
    The Turkish international attempts the spectacular but his deft chip is easily collected.
  • 77
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) delivers the corner.
  • 77
    Susaeta (Athletic) misses the target.
  • 75
    Gabi (Atlético) has a shot blocked.
  • 75
    Gabi (Atlético) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    75
    Íñigo Pérez (Athletic) is booked.
  • 74
    Íñigo Pérez (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Adrián López (Atlético).
  • 73
    De Marcos (Athletic) misses the target.
    Ibai Gómez jinks between two defenders with majestic feet. His resulting shot from an acute angle is palmed into the path of the onrushing midfielder, but he loses his composure and blasts over.
  • 71
    Falcao (Atlético) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Amorebieta (Athletic).
  • 70
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) misses the target.
    Fernando Llorente just misses his header and the ball falls kindly to Athletic's No.28, who lets fly with a booming volley, but the ball sails over the bar.
  • 70
    De Marcos (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 70
    Juanfran (Atlético) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ibai Gómez (Athletic).
  • 69
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) delivers the corner.
  • 67
    Diego (Atlético) delivers the free-kick wide.
    The tricky Brazilian thumps a free-kick handsomely over the bar, with a host of Atlético players left disappointed in the area. It was a supremely ambitious effort.
  • 67
    Diego (Atlético) takes the free-kick.
  • 67
    Javi Martínez (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Falcao (Atlético).
  • 66
    Muniain (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 66
    Mario Suárez (Atlético) fouls.
  • Yellow Card
    64
    Amorebieta (Athletic) is booked.
  • 64
    Adrián López (Atlético) misses the target.
    The 24-year-old darts down the right and is picked out by Diego, but after cutting back onto his left foot, the resulting strike narrowly evades the far post.
  • Substitution
    63
    Toquero (in) - Ander Herrera (out) (Athletic)
  • 62
    Godín (Atlético) takes the free-kick.
  • 62
    Iraola (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Filipe Luís (Atlético).
  • 61
    Courtois (Atlético) takes the free-kick.
  • 61
    Susaeta (Athletic) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 59
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) delivers the corner.
  • 59
    Courtois (Atlético) makes a save.
  • 59
    Íñigo Pérez (Athletic) delivers the free-kick on target.
    Whether it was a cross, or a shot, the 24-year-old's delivery stings the fingertips of the goalkeeper and Athletic have a corner.
  • 59
    Íñigo Pérez (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 59
    Gabi (Atlético) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ander Herrera (Athletic).
  • 58
    Ander Herrera (Athletic) misses the target.
    The corner is drifted to the back post, where the 22-year-old is ready to pounce, but he only manages to balloon over.
  • 57
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) delivers the corner.
  • 57
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) delivers the corner.
  • 56
    Juanfran (Atlético) is penalised for a foul on Ibai Gómez (Athletic).
  • 55
    Gorka Iraizoz (Athletic) makes a save.
  • 55
    Gabi (Atlético) has an effort on goal.
    Diego shows some trickery to work an opening for the Spanish midfielder, but his low, cutting drive is comfortably handled.
  • 54
    Mario Suárez (Atlético) is penalised for a foul on Muniain (Athletic).
  • 54
    De Marcos (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 53
    Falcao (Atlético) is penalised for a foul on Amorebieta (Athletic).
  • 52
    Javi Martínez (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 52
    Adrián López (Atlético) is flagged for offside.
  • 51
    Diego (Atlético) misses the target.
    A long, searching pass picks out Diego, who brings the ball down with aplomb, before finding the side netting with a low shot. Sublime control, but the finish lacked conviction.
  • 51
    Miranda (Atlético) takes the free-kick.
  • 51
    Amorebieta (Athletic) is penalised for a foul on Falcao (Atlético).
  • 48
    Amorebieta (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 48
    Falcao (Atlético) is flagged for offside.
  • 46
    Javi Martínez (Athletic) misses the target.
    The FIFA World Cup winner meets the corner with a firm header, but the ball sails over the bar. A sign of intent from Athletic is almost rewarded with an early second-half goal.
  • 46
    Ibai Gómez (Athletic) takes the corner.
  • Substitution
    46
    Ibai Gómez (in) - Aurtenetxe (out) (Athletic)
  • Substitution
    46
    Íñigo Pérez (in) - Iturraspe (out) (Athletic)
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Athletic 0-2 Atlético
    Simon Hart: National Arena, Bucharest : Those pre-match predictions about Atlético’s greater experience telling seem to have played out. Athletic started slowly and Atlético made them pay thanks to the predatory instincts of Falcao.
  • 45+2
    Iturraspe (Athletic) is penalised for a foul on Diego (Atlético).
  • 45+1
    Susaeta (Athletic) takes the corner.
  • 45+1
    De Marcos (Athletic) misses the target.
    The Athletic No.10 finds space in the area but his strike is deflected for a corner. More heroic defending from Diego Simeone's men.
  • 45+1
    Iturraspe (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 45+1
    Diego (Atlético) is penalised for a foul on Muniain (Athletic).
  • 45
    Falcao (Atlético) misses the target.
    The unmistakable forward cuts inside, and seeking a treble, tries an audacious curling effort from 25 metres out, which flies over the bar.
  • 44
    Godín (Atlético) is penalised for a foul on Javi Martínez (Athletic).
  • 44
    Diego (Atlético) takes the corner.
  • 43
    Diego (Atlético) takes the free-kick.
  • 43
    Susaeta (Athletic) is penalised for a foul on Filipe Luís (Atlético).
  • 42
    Gorka Iraizoz (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 42
    Falcao (Atlético) is penalised for a foul on Amorebieta (Athletic).
  • 42
    Diego (Atlético) takes the corner.
  • 40
    Courtois (Atlético) takes the free-kick.
  • 39
    Llorente (Athletic) is flagged for offside.
  • 38
    Susaeta (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 37
    Arda Turan (Atlético) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Iraola (Athletic).
  • 37
    Iturraspe (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 37
    Diego (Atlético) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Muniain (Athletic).
  • 37
    Gorka Iraizoz (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 36
    Gabi (Atlético) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ander Herrera (Athletic).
  • Goal
    34
    Falcao (Atlético) scores!
    Another moment of individual brilliance. The Colombian striker is found by Arda Turan's centre, before turning his man with ease and dispatching the ball, high, into the roof of the net to send the Atlético fans into raptures.
  • 33
    Diego (Atlético) takes the free-kick.
  • 33
    Javi Martínez (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Juanfran (Atlético).
  • 32
    Gabi (Atlético) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ander Herrera (Athletic).
  • 31
    Aurtenetxe (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 31
    Gabi (Atlético) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Muniain (Athletic).
  • 30
    De Marcos (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 30
    Diego (Atlético) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on De Marcos (Athletic).
  • 29
    Ander Herrera (Athletic) has a shot blocked.
  • 27
    Falcao (Atlético) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Amorebieta (Athletic).
  • 26
    Iturraspe (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    26
    Falcao (Atlético) is booked.
  • 26
    Falcao (Atlético) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Iturraspe (Athletic).
  • 24
    Courtois (Atlético) makes a save.
  • 24
    Muniain (Athletic) has an effort on goal.
    The diminutive playmaker makes his presence known with a booming drive from outside the area, but the ball is expertly palmed away by Thibaut Courtois.
  • 23
    Diego (Atlético) delivers the corner.
  • 23
    Diego (Atlético) has a shot blocked.
  • 23
    Diego (Atlético) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    22
    Ander Herrera (Athletic) is booked.
  • 22
    Ander Herrera (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Diego (Atlético).
    Ander Herrera shows Athletic's frustration with a rash challenge on Diego that earns the game's first booking.
  • 19
    Llorente (Athletic) misses the target.
    Ander Herrera whips a devious delivery into the danger zone, following a sweeping team move, but Athletic's No.9 prods the ball wide from close range. That will go down as a chance but he was under fervent pressure from the Atlético defence.
  • 18
    Diego (Atlético) misses the target.
    The inventive Brazilian finds space and unleashes a low drive which flies past a post with Gorka Iraizoz unmoved. The former Juventus man is proving a real thorn in the Athletic side.
  • 18
    Iturraspe (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Diego (Atlético).
  • 18
    Diego (Atlético) takes the free-kick.
  • 15
    Susaeta (Athletic) delivers the corner.
  • 14
    Filipe Luís (Atlético) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on De Marcos (Athletic).
  • 14
    Godín (Atlético) takes the free-kick.
  • 13
    Iraola (Athletic) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Falcao (Atlético).
  • 12
    Ander Herrera (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 12
    Mario Suárez (Atlético) is penalised for a foul on Ander Herrera (Athletic).
  • 12
    Courtois (Atlético) takes the free-kick.
  • 12
    Llorente (Athletic) is penalised for a foul on Miranda (Atlético).
  • 10
    Llorente (Athletic) misses the target.
    The ball is floated into a dangerous area but the bustling forward fails to make a telling connection with his header, which drifts harmlessly wide. Encouraging signs for Athletic, nonetheless.
  • 10
    Susaeta (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 10
    Miranda (Atlético) is penalised for a foul on Llorente (Athletic).
  • 9
    Llorente (Athletic) is flagged for offside.
  • 9
    Arda Turan (Atlético) is penalised for a foul on Javi Martínez (Athletic).
  • Goal
    7
    Falcao (Atlético) scores!
    Who else? A stunning goal from the ubiquitous forward. Peeling inside from the right, the Colombian curls a sumptuous left-footed finish into the top right-hand corner beyond a helpless Gorka Iraizoz. The perfect start for Atlético.
  • 4
    Gorka Iraizoz (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 4
    Falcao (Atlético) is penalised for a foul on Amorebieta (Athletic).
  • 3
    Muniain (Athletic) is penalised for a foul on Gabi (Atlético).
  • 2
    Adrián López (Atlético) misses the target.
    The game bursts into life with an early opening for Diego Simeone's side. A beautiful centre from Juanfran finds the prolific forward, who glides a header narrowly wide of the far post from inside the area.
  • 2
    Iraola (Athletic) takes the free-kick.
  • 1
    Filipe Luís (Atlético) is penalised for a foul on Ander Herrera (Athletic).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    The sense of excitement and anticipation is tangible as the all-Spanish showpiece gets under way inside The National Arena illuminated by candy cane red and white.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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