Atletico de Madrid overpowers FC Salzburg

Atletico Madrid secured their place in the last 16 of the Champions League by beating Red Bull Salzburg in Austria.

Mario Hermoso gave the visitors the lead when he headed home from Yannick Carrasco’s free-kick shortly before the break.

Mergim Berisha hit the post as Salzburg, who needed to win to qualify, pushed for an equaliser

But Carrasco made sure of the win for La Liga leaders Atletico, driving in from a cross late on.

They progress along with defending champions Bayern Munich, who finished top of Group A, while Salzburg drop into the Europa League.