Once Diego Costa led home in the 77th minute for his first league goal diego Simeone’s side had seemed on track to leapfrog Barca\.
The point sees the side stay top of Ernesto Valverde, while Atletico move next above Sevilla, who have the opportunity to go above Barca if they choose on Real Valladolid on Sunday.
It was a situation of defences in addition to goalkeeper was worked through what was a really poor first half in the Wanda Metropolitana.
There was a lack of quality from either side in the third, if a free-kick high struck over the crossbar of Jan Oblak from 25 metres summed up\.
Barcelona lost Sergi Roberto just before the break and he was replaced with Rafinha at the Beginning of the next half, however, the game continued at the Exact Same vein
The very first opening came in the 60th minute prior to pulling back the ball in hunt of Costa as Griezmann wriggled\. Pique was awake to the threat getting a foot that is vital to the ball before this Atletico Madrid striker.
Costa didn’t get his aim – his first against Barcelona – and it came 13 minutes from time, rising above Rafinha in the far post to go Griezmann’s corner beyond Marc-Andre ter Stegen\.
The match burst to existence and it had been as substitute Dembele’s shot went in off Hernandez to save a point, Barcelona, that had the final say.