Oct 19, 2016 at 7.45pm UK at ​Olymp - 2
AtleticoAtletico Madrid

Mevlja (28')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Carrasco (62')
Luis (4'), Juanfran (70')

Result: Yannick Ferreira Carrasco strike gives Atletico Madrid victory away at Rostov

Yannick Carrasco celebrates his equaliser during the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
© Getty Images
Atletico Madrid maintain their perfect record in the Champions League this season with a 1-0 victory over Rostov in Wednesday's Group D clash at the Rostov Arena.

Yannick Ferreira Carrasco struck the only goal in this evening's Champions League Group D clash between Atletico Madrid and Rostov to give the La Liga giants a 1-0 win in Russia.

The first chance of the game fell to the visitors, who saw Carrasco rifle an effort into the hands of Soslan Dzhanaev from a free kick two minutes in.

Moments later, Angel Correa pounced on a rebounded ball but blasted his chance several inches wide of the right-hand post.

The hosts struggled to get into the game but held firm until just after the hour, when Carrasco pounced onto a rebound from Juanfran's effort and stabbed home.

Antoine Griezmann then nearly doubled Atletico's lead seven minutes from time, but Dzhanaev leapt acrobatically to keep out the Frenchman's header that was seemingly destined for the top-left corner.

The result means that last season's Champions League finalists maintain their perfect start at the top of Group D, while Rostov, who lose their 26-game unbeaten run at home, remain third.

Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on February 27, 2016
Read Next:
Man United 'hold further talks with Griezmann'

You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole
1Real Madrid27205271284365
4Atletico MadridAtletico28167552232955
6Real Sociedad28153104239348
7Athletic Bilbao28135103532344
11Celta Vigo27115114045-538
12Las PalmasLas Palmas2898114445-135
13Real Betis2887133144-1331
16Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo2869133143-1227
18Sporting GijonSporting Gijon2856173157-2621