A bad first touch nearly let him down early on, but he recovered to stop almost everything else that came his way.
Found it hard to stop the overlapping runs of Nagatomo and allowed the Japanese to assist the winner.
Put in some solid tackles and was generally solid at the back in the face of pressure.
Palacio found a lot of joy with some runs down his side that he should have done a better job in challenging.
As ever, his dribbling saw him win a lot of free kicks and he was constantly the most likely source of danger for the home side.
Wasted and snatched at the few half chances that came his way.
Anonymous and uninspiring on the ball, he he was taken off early in the second half and replaced by Gomez.
Strong during the start of the second half, but never really managed to cause danger despite his attempts to stretch play.
Did not add anything out of the ordinary for his side, and it was a surprise that he lasted the whole 90 minutes.
One or two good through balls aside, he generally flattered to deceive.
Controlled the tempo during his side's best spells, recycling possession and springing the ball forward at the right moments.
Could and should have saved Cuadrado's shot, but dived late and allowed it past to briefly give the visitors a way back into the game.
Perhaps got away with a few acts of aggression, but he was an absolute rock otherwise, refusing to let anything past him.
Did well against Ilicic all game and did not put much of a foot wrong at the back.
Overlapped well and whipped in an excellent cross to set up Icardi for the game winner.
Provided a good attacking outlet down on the right hand side and did not neglect his defensive duties either.
Made some rash decisions in the game, not least the needless barge into Rodriguez that led to his booking in the second half.
Solid passing and an efficiency in retaining possession in the attacking third marked a good outing for him.
A solid two way performance, with diligent tracking back allied to a lovely clipped pass to set up Palacio's goal.
Did not really shine against his former club and was lacking in any kind of invention in his play.
Caused danger with his runs into the channels that stretched the defence and showed great predatory instincts to stab home the opener.
Held up the ball well and showed good awareness of his team-mates' movement to facilitate the link up.