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Atletico Madrid captain Koke praises Felix after defeating Lokomotiv Moscow

Atletico Madrid are into the Champions League final 16 after a 2-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow.

Atletico's win sees them finish second ahead of Bayer Leverkusen, who were beaten 2-0 by Group D winners Juventus in Germany.

Kieran Trippier saw his early penalty saved but Joao Felix then scored the hosts' second spot-kick of the night.

And Felipe's second-half volley confirmed Atletico's progression.

Atletico captain Koke said at the final whistle: "We needed a victory like that and to qualify. To win over our people, we were doing a good job without winning and that gives us confidence for Saturday.

"João has a lot of confidence in himself. When you do you have to take advantage of the opportunities. He has done it and João has made a great game like the whole team."

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