The Belgian had little to do, but when he was called upon he made the saves and claims which he needed to.
Dominated in the air, acting as an aerial presence in both penalty areas. Penalised for climbing on his man in the build up for a disallowed Insua goal.
Unfortunate to see a goal chalked off and provided a couple of reasonable crosses from the left hand side.
Met a couple of corner deliveries in the opposition penalty area and used his pace and power to contend with the lively El Arabi.
The right-back was tenacious and relentless, battling with Brahimi as well as breaking forward to provide support.
The veteran Portuguese kept the game moving without doing anything special, playing the game simply.
Wasn't too effective, but showed a few nice touches and cuts inside from his flank well a few times.
Didn't have much luck against Nyom, as the Uruguayan was dominated by the physical Cameroonian right-back.
Had one big chance, directing a header straight towards Roberto, in a game which the Spain international didn't feature too heavily.
His desire and drive kept Atletico pushing until the end, with his tireless running causing Granada problems throughout. Grabbed the all-important goal with a smart header.
The Granada keeper made a couple of good stops, but was ultimately powerless to prevent Diego Costa from converting the winner.
Substituted at the half-time break and replaced by Foulquier. Struggled to deal with both Turan and the overlapping Juanfran.
A strong game from the Frenchman, who covered in behind his defence brilliantly and put in two excellent last ditch challenges on Diego Costa.
Dominated Rodriguez and had an excellent game, using his pace and power to ensure that Atletico had no luck down their left flank.
Won his aerial duels and didn't allow himself to be dominated by the physical frame of Diego Costa. Kept David Villa quiet.
The Algerian winger was very bright in the first half but faded somewhat late on. His dribbling and mazy runs caused issues for Juanfran.
Dropped in at centre-back in the late stages, but wasn't able to contribute much to Granada's attacking exploits, acting merely as a shield in front of the back four.
His corner deliveries caused Atletico a few problems, but the midfielder was otherwise sparingly involved.
Missed a golden opportunity at the back post in the first half, but worked hard to marshal the midfield in a battling performance.
His tireless running caused the Rojiblancos problems, with the Moroccan carving out several chances for himself which he just couldn't convert.
Embarked on a couple of good bursts down the right flank, but lacked the pace and stamina to try to break quickly regularly.