These two teams last played in September, with the match ending in a 0-0 draw in Italy.
The keeper never stood a chance. They are bigger than that now.
Simeone let out a relieved sigh in his news conference after the game when asked about Griezmann's goal.
He told French TV channel Telefoot: "I do not regret having stayed at Atletico. Manchester United is a possibility", he stressed.
"In June, I extended my contract with the club until 2022 and that is my link", the biography reveals. By Simeone's standards it's an attacking line-up. "He needs a goal".
'I have nothing against England except for the weather. I try to give my best in each game and now I have to continue working.
Roma could have advanced with a draw at the Metropolitano, where Atletico hadn't won in five straight matches. "This team has a lot of heart", said Simeone. Griezmann set himself perfectly at the six-yard line and raised his left foot high in the air to drive the ball to the net.
The build-up to Atletico Madrid's must-win Champions League clash against Roma has been dominated by one player: Antoine Griezmann. "But they are two different people. He will get back to normal at some point". Mundo Deportivo earlier reported the Catalan club have moved closer to completing Atletico forward's signing.
Augusto Fernandez's deflected effort looped into the far corner four minutes before the break, but Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers controversially ruled the goal out for a handball as the Argentine controlled before shooting.
"You can't underestimate anyone", added Simeone. 'I don't evaluate those games, ' said Simeone. "I do not exclude anything".
He surely comprehends what it means to be the outsider against the favourite however.
PSG, meanwhile, took its tally for the group stage to 24 goals, setting a new Champions League record with one game still to play, in thrashing Celtic 7-1, Neymar and Edinson Cavani both scored twice on a day when Celtic actually led after 56 seconds, thanks to Moussa Dembele's opener.