Atletico Madrid produced a usually spirited comeback from two targets down to attract 2-2 with Juventus in an exhilarating finale to Wednesday’s blockbuster Group D opener.
Mexico midfielder Hector Herrera levelled within the 90th minute with a thumping header from a nook, after defender Stefan Savic had pulled a aim again for the Spaniards within the 70th with a header from shut vary.
Atletico have been the brighter aspect within the first half however Juve went forward within the 48th minute when Juan Cuadrado despatched an unstoppable curling shot into the highest nook after a break engineered by a punt ahead from defender Leonardo Bonucci.
Juve’s Cristiano Ronaldo was saved unusually quiet after scoring a hat-trick towards Atletico in final season’s competitors, however his aspect doubled their lead within the 65th minute with a header from midfielder Blaise Matuidi following one other fast counter.
However with bullish coach Diego Simeone motivating them from the sidelines and a usually boisterous Wanda Metropolitano crowd roaring them on, Atletico snatched a draw.
The 2 sides have a degree every whereas Lokomotiv Moscow high Group D after beating Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 away from residence.