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Griezmann reacts to Atleti boo-boys and defends Gameiro

Pictures have emerged from Atletico Madrid’s 1-1 draw with Qarabag, showing Antoine Griezmann reacting to fans who gave Kevin Gameiro a poor reception during the game.

During Tuesday night’s game – Frenchman Griezmann was seen reacted angrily and faced a section of the home fans, who attacked Gameiro following a missed chance to take the lead.

The pictures were captured by Jugones La Sexta and in a report by Marca as tension rose at the Wanda Metropolitano.

The Spanish side headed into Tuesday evening’s game  in search of a much needed three points but they failed to get past a stern Qarabag, who were reduced to ten men.

Two weeks previous and the scoreline would also end in a draw with the visitors having a player sent off too, but Simeone’s side were unable to take full advantage.

An opener from Michel set alarm bells ringing inside the ground, but Thomas Partey’s impressive leveller go the home side back in the game.

A late chance for Saul Niguez tested the visitors resolve – before Stefan Savic received his marching orders, ending a bad night for the former Champions League runners-up.

Elsewhere in Group C, Roma beat Chelsea 3-0 to take top spot, leaving Atletico with it all to do in the final two group games.

Simeone’s side meet Roma on the 22nd November, before facing Antonio Conte’s Chelsea on the 5th December.

A failure to qualify for the last-32 will see Atleti drop into the Europa League.

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