Crazy Ball – A Portuguese player nicknamed the incarnation of Cristiano Ronaldo managed to save Atletico Madrid's fate in the Champions League after scoring two goals that reversed their match against Red Bull Salzburg, Wednesday (28/10).
Atletico Madrid, who were eliminated by defending champions Bayern Munich with a score of 4-0 in the Champions League inaugural match last week, fell 1-2 behind Salzburg after Marcos Llorente's opener was met by Arsenal and Juventus transfer targets Dominik Szoboszlai at the end of the first half Mergim Berisha at the start of the second half.
Joao Felix, the incarnation of Ronaldo, took over all team responsibility by scoring two goals in the 52nd and 85th minutes, turning a goal down to win over the Austrian team. In fact, Joao Felix's efforts to lift the fate of Diego Simeone's side were seen from the first half with a overhead kick from 8 meters away (see photo above) hitting Cican Stankovic's crossbar, before an attack from Luis Suarez went just inches from the side of the post. Salzburg.
Joao Felix's first goal came after a swerving action from Angel Correa inside the box saw the ball fall to him and he finished off from very close range. Meanwhile the second goal came near the end of the match at the Wanda Metropolitano after a shot from Thomas Lemar reached his leg.
Atletico Madrid's narrow 3-2 victory over Salzburg on Wednesday morning took them to second place in Group A, three points behind Bayern Munich but two points each above Salzburg and Lokomotiv Moscow, which last night lost 1-2 by the defending champion.
The Los Colchoneros players performed according to the expectations of Diego Simeone, who said his men would recover from a painful 4-0 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich in the opening match of the new season in European competition last week.
Source: Ronaldo's incarnation saves Atletico Madrid, shows team persistence
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