BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sporting Alert — Antoine Griezmann is among the starters today for Atletico Madrid in today’s Champions League Group C clash against Azerbaijani side FK Qarabag at Baku National Stadium.
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Griezmann will lead the attack for Atletico Madrid and will play alongside Kevin Gameiro as the Spanish side seek to bounce back from the defeat to Chelsea on the last matchday.
Saul Niguez, who scored against Barcelona in La Liga action over the weekend, starts again in the midfield and will be alongside Gabi, Nicolas Gaitan and Yannick Carrasco.
Jan Oblak starts in goal with Sime Vrsaljko, Jose Gimenez, Diego Godin and Filipe Luisin defense.
Fernando Torres, Angel Correa, Augusto Fernandez and Stefan Savic are among the substitutes today for Atletico.
Atletico Madrid are sitting third in the group behind Chelsea and AS Roma and are desperate for a victory here on the road.
Pedro Henrique is among the highlighted players starting today for FK Qarabag which sit at the bottom of Group C with a point and have a -7 goal difference in the standings.
FK Qarabag Team: Ibrahim Sehic, Maksim Medvedev, Dan Mori, Rahid Amirguliev, Ansi Agolli, Oliveira Richard, Gara Garayev, Pedro Henrique, Michel, Mahir Madatov, Dino Ndlovu. Subs: Anton Kanibolitskiy, Rahid Amirquliyev, Tarik Elyounoussi, Afram Ismayilov, Jakub Rzezniczak, Judelin Aveska, Ramil Sheydaev
Atletico Madrid: Jan Oblak, Sime Vrsaljko, Jose Maria Gimenez, Diego Godin, Filipe Luis, Nicolas Gaitan, Gabi, Saul Niguez, Yannick Carrasco, Antoine Griezmann, Kevin Gameiro. Subs: Miguel Angel Moya,Teye Thomas, Fernando Torres, Angel Correa, Augusto Fernandez, Stefan Savic, Moises Gomez