CL: Saul Niguez stunner helps Atletico Madrid beat Bayern Munich 1-0

A brilliant solo goal from Saul Niguez gave Atletico Madrid a 1-0 advantage over rivals Bayern Munich in their Champions League semi-final first leg clash at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday.

After 11 minutes, the under-21 Spanish international player went past four Bayern Munich players before netting into the far corner to give Atletico Madrid the perfect start.

Saul Niguez (C) celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg
Saul Niguez (C) celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the Champions League semi-final first leg. Pic/ AFP 

Atletico Madrid will travel to Bavaria for the second-leg next Tuesday and will aim to to finish the job to reach their second final in three years.

Atletico will also look to exact avenge their defeat to Bayern Munich in the 1974 Champions League final.

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