“Sure, the red card gave us an advantage, but we had started the game on top…’’ Griezmann told Movistar Plus.
This was as the Spanish giants made their home debut in LaLiga this season at their refurbished Santiago Bernabeu stadium.
Alvaro Morata gave Atletico a first-half lead and Marcos Llorente put the icing on the cake with a late third against last season’s LaLiga2 champions.
“I just wanted to send this farewell message to all Manchester United supporters,” the 32-year-old posted on Instagram on Saturday.
On Monday, Spain’s State Commission said the body had sanctioned seven people involved in racist attacks on Real Madrid and Brazilian star Vinicius Jr.
Joao Felix’s debut for Chelsea ended in a nightmare following a second-half red card as the Blues continued their league’s poor run.
Diego Simeone’s men beat Celta Vigo 4-1 on Saturday in their first home win of the season.
Spain’s female football referees are protesting the registration of non-EU players and the league calendar.
The 2022/23 LaLiga Santander season has kicked off with some of the biggest stars in world football.
The 37-year-old was pictured with Diogo Dalot leaving Sunday’s game before full-time.