Joe Gomez

Atlético Madrid edges Liverpool 1-0 in Champions League

Atlético Madrid's defense was back at its best on Feb. 18, too good even for the European champions.

Atlético Madrid scored early and then defended superbly to beat Liverpool 1-0 in the first leg of the Champions League's round of 16 on Tuesday, spoiling the defending champion's return to the place where it won the European title last year.