Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde talked up the importance of having Lionel Messi in his side after the forward netted the winner in the 1-0 victory at Atletico Madrid.
Lionel Messi scored for the first time at the Wanda Metropolitano to lift Barcelona to the top of LaLiga with a 1-0 victory over Atletico Madrid.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone does not want his side to fixate on the return of Antoine Griezmann when Barcelona head to Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri admitted his disappointment after his side surrendered a two-goal lead to be held 2-2 by Atletico Madrid in Champions League Group D.
Atletico Madrid substitute Hector Herrera grabbed a late equaliser as his side came from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Juventus in Champions League Group D at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri knows his side must show “absolute determination” if they are to start their Champions League campaign with a positive result at Atletico Madrid.