The Portuguese did not appear to be carrying an injury, which made his removal even more of a surprise.
The Frenchman also admitted that the training he did in the summer prepared him "really well", physically, for the season ahead, and he is now reaping the rewards at the business end of the season and with the World Cup in Russian Federation looming.
Atletico remain second on 68 points, four ahead of Madrid who occupy the third spot with seven games left to play in the league.
Griezmann has nine goals in his last eight Atletico outings, so expect a few more from the Frenchman if he can continue his good goalscoring form. "Teams like PSG and Juve have seen how hard it is to face them [in the Champions League]".
But Antoine Griezmann equalised on the rebound after Vitolo's shot was saved by Keylor Navas.
The Atletico star is clearly a fan of the video game Fortnite and has already given us a few celebrations inspired by the game.
"When they scored we responded immediately, and we saw a game we could win with Koke and [Angel] Correa".
Having won the title last season, Madrid will want to finish in a respectable second with Barcelona all but confirmed champions.
The 33-year-old was withdrawn after 63 minutes for a rest ahead of Madrid's Champions League quarter-final second leg against Juventus at the Bernabeu on Wednesday and was an animated observer from the bench as Sergio Ramos twice came close to a late victor - once with a free-kick pushed over by Jan Oblak and then with a header from the resulting corner.
Atletico are also in European action as they head to troubled Sporting on Thursday.
Thibaut Courtois has made a welcome return to the Chelsea side for a Premier League derby date with London rivals West Ham . We could have done better, of course - we gave them a gift, it was the first clear chance they had and they scored.
The theme of World Health Day in 2018 is " Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere " and the slogan is " Health for All ". WHO is founded on the principle that it is the right of everyone to enjoy the highest attainable standard of health.
Police sources say Sadia, the youngest among her five siblings, is a fourth-year student at Begum Rokeya University. SAPS spokesman Col Mtsholi Bhembe said police in Mbombela received a tip regarding where to find him.
Hordes of fans outside the court erupted in celebration on hearing the result, beating drums and chanting Khan's name. Khan, was previously sentenced to seven years in prison in 2006 but only spent one day before he was granted bail.
Re " How trade wars end - and why Trump's will be different " (April 4): Donald Trump would be absolutely no good at chess. The Standard & Poor's 500 dropped almost 2.2 percent, while the NASDAQ fell almost 2.3 percent at the end of trading.
The bus, which was carrying a group from Atlanta to the tournament, is owned by Jet Executive Limousine, troopers said. Some passengers suffered broken bones and head injuries, Wright said, but none were life-threatening.
All six alternates - half of them black - were picked without incident after an earlier showdown over the jury's racial makeup. Just 10 of about 240 prospective jurors questioned on the first three days of jury selection were black, or about 4.2 percent.
Zuma has already visibly made inroads, with the KZN premier Willies Mchunu and a number of MECs attending the court appearance. Zuma also says he doesn't understand why he is facing the same charges that were dropped over 10 years ago.
Mayweather did not specifically name Conor McGregor but he would be the presumed opponent. "We could do a multi-fight deal". Mayweather added people should know he is not serious when he says this will be his last time in the ring.
He gave no indication what measures Beijing might take. "We do not want to fight, but we are not afraid to fight a trade war". Trump's latest proposal intensified what was already shaping up to be the biggest trade battle for more than a half century.
Liverpool are set to give Mohamed Salah every chance to be ready to play in the derby after limping off against Manchester City . They have a good home record. "It is a derby game after all and it is an important game for the club and the supporters".
President's insensitive remarks about Trump Tower fire
Officials said Sunday that Brassner's cause of death was yet to be determined and that an investigation into the fire was ongoing. Sixty-seven-year-old Todd Brassner , who was in the apartment, was taken to a hospital and died a short time later.
WrestleMania is WWE's biggest show. So why isn't it the best?
This would be a great match to show to someone who has never seen WWE before, just for the reactions. "So, I'm going to miss it". He started the legacy of the big man, I'm continuing it, so why not make it full circle?', Strowman told Best Of New Orleans .
USA job growth slowed sharply in March
Professional and business services, which includes such fields as accounting and architecture, gained 33,000 positions. Both manufacturing and mining and logging industries experienced significant job growth in March.
Trump praises Mexico for breaking up 'caravan'
It also reiterates the "fundamental importance of respecting the dignity and human rights of the Mexicans in the United States ". The woman who's endured sexual abuse should not be turned away at the border.
Brazil's Lula Ignores Deadline to Report to Prison
The former president denies any wrongdoing in this case or in a lot of other corruption circumstances that have to be tried. President Michel Temer and several members of his cabinet are now under investigation in relation to the scheme.