Atletico Madrid got their Champions League campaign off to the perfect start as they beat Monaco 2-1 away in their first group stage game.
It had looked as if the club's rotten form was going to continue when Samuel Grandsir put Monaco ahead against the run of play after a comedy of errors from Saul Niguez and Angel Correa.
However Diego Costa equalised shortly after, before Jose Gimenez thumped home a header on the stroke of half-time.
The second half was largely a non-event, with a professional...
Atletico Madrid battled their way back from a goal down to pull off a confidence-boosting 2-1 win at AS Monaco in Champions League Group A on Tuesday, with a defiant response to their troubling start to the domestic season.
Atletico have won only one La Liga game so far and their problems at home looked to have followed them into Europe when some haphazard defending allowed forward Samuel Grandsir to score from close range and put the French side ahead in the 18th minute.
Diego Simeone's side continued...