Atletico Madrid narrowly lost to Chelsea at Wanda Metropolitano, according to Evening Standard. Atletico broke the deadlock in the 40th minute thanks to Antoine Griezmann, putting the hosts ahead. Later in the second half, striker Alvaro Morata netted one to put Chelsea back in the contest Thereafter, the both teams attempted several chances in front of goal, but they couldn't find the back the net until substitute Michy Batshuayi tapped home from close range with the last kick of the game from left-back Marcos Alonso's fine cross to earn Chelsea the crucial road win.

With this match outcome, Atletico Madrid is third with just only one point, while Chelsea tops Group C with six points. Here's the match report in detail.

Atletico Madrid outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Jan Oblak (8.80). Defender - Juanfran (6.60), Lucas Hernández (6.49), Diego Godín (seven points), Filipe Luis (6.70). Midfielder -Saúl Ñíguez (7.23), Thomas Partey (6.39), Koke (6.30), Yannick Carrasco (6.34). Forward - Ángel Correa (6.39), Antoine Griezmann (seven points). Used substitutes - Nicolás Gaitán (6.20), Fernando Torres (six points), José Giménez (6.28).

Teams strength and weakness: Atletico Madrid were effective at setting up goal scoring chances through set pieces and individual efforts.

However, they committed several individual errors.

Style of play: Diego Simeone's men favored long passes and through balls. They attacked through the flanks.

Chelsea outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Thibaut Courtois (6.21). Defender - David Luiz (6.13), César Azpilicueta (6.84), Gary Cahill (7.02), Victor Moses (6.88), Marcos Alonso (7.57).

Midfielder - Tiemoué Bakayoko (seven points), Cesc Fàbregas (6.69), Eden Hazard (8.60), N'Golo Kanté (seven points). Forward - Álvaro Morata (7.56). Used substitutes - Michy Batshuayi (6.74), Willian (six points), Andreas Christensen (six points).

Team's strength and weakness: the Blues often stole the ball from Atletico players and created several goalbound opportunities through long passes, individual efforts, and flanks.

Overall, they were strong in front of goal. However, Chelsea was too aggressive in their tackles and gave away lots of free kicks around their half.

Style of play: Chelsea played with width and held more possession in Atletico's half. Antonio Conte's side largely operated through the middle.

Man of the Match

Eden Hazard was absolutely competent in manning the midfield for Chelsea and went on to assist a goal. Hazard made a total of sixty-nine touches.

Group C upcoming matches

Chelsea welcomes AS Roma at Stamford Bridge on October 18. The same night, Atletico Madrid slogs it out with Qarabag FK.