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Yannick Carrasco goal fires Atletico Madrid past Bayern Munich

Atletico Madrid took a major step towards the last 16 of the Champions League with a 1-0 win over German champions Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon.


The draw for the group stage brought together two heavyweights of European football and they did not disappoint in a pulsating contest.

Atletico ended Bayern's dreams of a sixth European Cup title at the semi-final stage of last season's competition and Yannick Ferreira Carrasco's first-half strike set the Spanish side on course for a repeat of their victory on home soil in April.

Bayern had reeled off 11 successive wins in all competitions since that aggregate defeat but they could not force an equaliser as Atletico saw the game out despite Antoine Griezmann's late penalty miss.

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