Group A: Atletico Madrid top the group and qualify for knockout stages

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Koke and Griezmann scored as Atletico Madrid qualify for knockout stages (Evening Standard)

Atletico Madrid top the Group A table and qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League after a comfortable home victory over Thierry Henry’s struggling Monaco. 

Koke scored the opener just two minutes into the game from a deflected. Then Antoine Griezmann doubled their lead 24th minute with a great finish.

Radamel Falcao missed a late penalty for Monaco against his former club with Atletico’s Stefan Savic sent off having received his second booking of the match to concede the spot-kick.

With just one point from five games, Monaco will finish bottom of Group A.

Borrusia Dormond are second and also qualified to the knockout stage with a goalless draw against Club Brugge. The results final match will determine the winner of the group.


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