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ATLÉTICO - ROSTOV

Torres and Griezmann up front; Vrsaljko starts for Atlético

Against Rostov at the Calderón, Simeone has gone for the following starting XI: Oblak; Vrsaljko, Savic, Godín, Filipe; Saúl, Gabi, Koke, Carrasco; Griezmann and Torres.

Torres and Griezmann up front; Vrsaljko starts for Atlético
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Play-Offs in sight

Victory tonight would put Diego Simeone's Atlético through to the knockout round: If his side beat Rostov and PSV draw or lose, they will be into the Last 16 draw.

Just like he confirmed in yesterday's press conference, the Argentine coach will field Fernando Torres fromt the start.

Atlético XI: Oblak; Vrsaljko, Savic, Godín, Filipe; Saúl, Gabi, Koke, Carrasco; Griezmann and Torres.

Rostov XI: RostoV XI: Dzhanev; Kalachev, Kudryashov, Navas, Granat, Mevlja; Gatskan, Noboa; Azmoun, Erokhin, Poloz

Swedish referee Craig Thomson will oversee the game.