Antoine Griezmann was introduced to the fans as a second half substitute on his Atletico Madrid return, yet on a night when Los Colchoneros drew 0-0 with Porto, the Frenchman's sharp welcome with whistles was quickly forgotten.
Atleti struggled for much of the night, unable to find the opener against a Porto side that have perhaps even improved upon the 2020/21 season, where they sensationally eliminated Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus from the Champions League.
Pepe's defensive experience thwarted anything the hosts tried in attack, whilst Jesus Corona and Otavio combined to cause Yannick Carrasco a real problem on the right.
Griezmann's arrival coincided with Los Rojiblancos playing their best football of the night, as he created a chance for Angel Correa and then Luis Suarez.
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