Chelsea got here from at the back of and produced a last-gasp 2-1 victory when replace Michy Batshuayi scored with a stoppage time strike.
Atletico had long gone forward within the first part when Antoine Griezmann transformed from the penalty spot.
While Simeone concept the La Liga giants had a possibility to kill the sport off via Saul Niguez, he had no proceedings in regards to the consequence.
“The opponent used to be the easier workforce, they have been the extra at ease workforce in all moments, and deserved to win,” Simeone stated.
“They performed a just right sport generally, they’re an excessively sturdy and aggressive workforce, confirmed their standing.
“In the primary part we had the danger from Saul to make it 2-Zero however we have been by no means at ease.
“They have been higher tactically, technically, bodily, with depth.
“You will have to congratulate a workforce who performed as Chelsea did these days.
“A draw used to be just right for us, that they had endurance within the final play to transport the ball really well and finish the sport really well for them.”
Griezmann agreed along with his supervisor’s evaluation, as he stated: “They have been the easier workforce in each and every facet.
“There is not anything else to mention. We will have to try to win all our video games now.
“In the primary part they have been on best people, and in the second one part they have been higher [too]. Maybe we lacked a greater sport from me.”
Chelsea, who best Group C, subsequent face Roma in back-to-back Champions League video games.