Atlético beats Lokomotiv 2-0 to advance in Champions League

MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid beat already eliminated Lokomotiv Moscow 2-0 to secure a spot in the round of 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday.

Teenage forward João Félix and defender Felipe scored a goal in each half to help Atlético clinch second place in Group D. Juventus advanced as the group winner.

Atlético would have advanced even with a loss as Bayer Leverkusen lost 2-0 to Juventus in Germany.

Atlético finished with 10 points, six fewer than Juventus and four more than Leverkusen. Lokomotiv had three points.

Félix put Atlético ahead by converting a 17th-minute penalty kick after video review due to a handball by Lokomotiv forward Rifat Zhemaletdinov inside the area.

Atlético had already missed a
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