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Salzburg 0-2 Atletico Madrid: Hermoso and Carrasco secure last-16 spot

 


Mario Hermoso and Yannick Carrasco were on target as Atletico Madrid beat Salzburg to book a Champions League last-16 spot.

Atletico Madrid battled to a 2-0 win against Salzburg thanks to a goal in each half from Mario Hermoso and Yannick Carrasco to secure a place in the Champions League knockout stages.


Diego Simeone's side beat Salzburg 3-2 in the reverse fixture - their only Group A win prior to Wednesday - and needed just a point from the trip to Austria to advance.


Salzburg started strongly as they went in pursuit of the win needed to progress at Atleti's expense, but Hermoso's header against the run of play proved the game's big moment.

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