Result: Atletico Madrid thrash Austria Vienna in Group G

Atletico Madrid advance to the last 16 of the Champions League with a comfortable win against Austria Vienna.

Atletico Madrid have secured their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with a convincing win against Austria Vienna.

Atletico pushed forward early on and looked threatening. Their pressure paid off after 11 minutes when Miranda found the net from a few yards out after Koke's initial header had been blocked.

Atletico Madrid's Brazilian defender Joa Miranda de Souza celebrates after scoring during the the UEFA Champions League football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Austria Wien on November 6, 2013 © Getty Images

Filipe Luis then found Raul Garcia for the home side, but his effort went wide.

The chances continued to flow, however, and Diego Costa tested Heinza Lindner in Vienna's goal with a shot from inside the area.

Vienna came close to making it 1-1 but Atletico goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois made a save after Thomas Murg had cut inside from the right.

Atletico then went up the other end and made it 2-0. Costa floated in a cross from the right and Garcia was there to head in.

Atletico Madrid's midfielder Raul Garcia celebrates after scoring during the the UEFA Champions League football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Austria Wien on November 6, 2013© Getty Images

Costa could have made it even worse for Vienna, but Lindner was able to keep out his shot.

However, it was 3-0 right on half time as Luis slotted in from close range.

The pattern of play continued early in the second period as Costa went close twice in the opening minutes.

The home side had a great chance to extend their lead when Manuel Ortlechner was penalised for a foul on Cristian Rodriguez in the penalty box. However, Lindner guessed right and pushed away Costa's effort.

Linder denied Costa again moments later with a save from close range. However, Costa did get his goal when he fired under the Vienna goalkeeper with eight minutes remaining.

It could have got worse for Vienna in the dying minutes, but Atletico settled for four.

Atletico Madrid's Brazilian defender Joa Miranda de Souza celebrates after scoring during the the UEFA Champions League football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Austria Wien on November 6, 2013
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