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Lazio goalkeeper Ivan Provedel has travel guardant and headed successful an added-time equaliser to gain nan Italian nine a 1-1 tie pinch Atletico Madrid successful nan Champions League.

On nan last play of nan Group E lucifer astatine nan Stadio Olimpico successful Rome connected Tuesday, Provedel -- making his Champions League debut -- showed disconnected his improbable attacking skills by gathering a transverse from Luis Alberto pinch a glancing header.

It was a measurement of revenge for Provedel, who was near fuming aft Pablo Barrios scored for nan Spanish visitors successful nan first half pinch a changeable that took a large deflection disconnected Lazio midfielder Daichi Kamada.

"I'm going to bask this. But we only sewage 1 point; we didn't win," Provedel said, adding that he modelled his attacking style aft Lazio striker Ciro Immobile.

Before kick-off, Lazio fans welcomed backmost Atletico coach Diego Simeone, who helped them triumph nan 2000 Serie A title arsenic a subordinate and besides 3 different trophies pinch nan Roman club.

"Rome and Lazio will ever beryllium your home. Welcome back, Cholo, our champion of Italy," publication a banner successful Italian held aloft by Lazio's hard-core "ultra" supporters.

While this is Atletico's 11th consecutive group quality successful nan Champions League, Lazio are playing successful nan title for only nan 2nd clip successful 16 seasons.

Lazio produced galore much chances, pinch Mattia Zaccagni and Luis Alberto some going adjacent connected various occasions.

Also, Immobile grounded to return advantage of an errant walk from Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak successful nan 2nd half.

Oblak past lunged to push wide a agelong changeable from Danilo Cataldi successful added clip earlier Provedel's goal.

Lazio mislaid near backmost Luca Pellegrini to an wounded during nan first half.