Barcelona had opportunities to score a second as the second half progressed, but Atletico held on to secure a point and continue their unbeaten start to the season.
Read how it all unfolded in Sports Mole's minute-by-minute live commentary of the action below.
BARCA: Ter Stegen; Roberto, Pique, Mascherano, Alba; Rakitic, Busquets, Iniesta; Neymar, Suarez, Messi
ATLETI: Oblak; Juanfran, Savic, Godin, Luis; Gabi, Koke, Saul; Carrasco, Gameiro, Griezmann
HALF-TIME: Barça 1-0 Atletico— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) September 21, 2016
It's been a tough game, but Rakitic's header five minutes before the interval separates the two teams pic.twitter.com/sQBKfIL3UK