Sep 16, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​Karaiskakis Stadium
Olympiacos
3-2
AtleticoAtletico Madrid
Masuaku (13'), Affelay (31'), Mitroglou (73')
Dominguez (35'), Maniatis (45')
FT(HT: 2-1)
Mandzukic (38'), Griezmann (86')
Gabi (2'), Koke (45'), Niguez (89'), Griezmann (90')

Diego Simeone names 20-man squad for Olympiacos clash

Simeone names squad for Olympiacos clash
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Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone names his 20-man squad for Tuesday's Champions League group-stage opener against Greek side Olympiacos.

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has named his 20-man squad for Tuesday's Champions League group-stage opener against Olympiacos in Greece.

The only first-team absence is experienced midfielder Cristian Rodriguez, who has struggled with a calf injury in the early part of the season.

A host of players are expected to be handed their Champions League debuts for the club, with Mario Mandzukic and Antoine Griezmann in line to start in attack.

Atletico reached the final of the competition last season, but lost out to capital rivals Real Madrid in Portugal.

Full squad

Goalkeepers: Moya, Oblak

Defenders: Juanfran, Gamez, Miranda, Godin, Gimenez, Siqueira, Ansaldi

Midfielders: Tiago, Gabi, Suarez, Garcia, Turan, Saul, Koke, Griezmann

Forward: Jimenez, Mandzukic, Cerci

Diego Godin of Club Atletico de Madrid celebrates after scoring his goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Club Atletico de Madrid at Camp Nou on May 17, 2014
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