WATCH: This Calhanoglu beauty is what it took Bayer Leverkusen to break Atletico Madrid’s shutout streak

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The way Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid was defending in the UEFA Champions League, it was going to take a pretty special strike to put a “1” on the board.

And that’s what Hakan Calhanoglu provided, as the Bayer Leverkusen attacker scored the first goal against Atlei in six UCL matches to give the German club a 1-0 lead it would not relinquish during the first leg of their Round of 16 tie.

[ MATCH RECAP: Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 Atletico Madrid ]

Atleti closed down Karim Bellarabi inside the 18, but the German wizard back heeled the ball to a darting Calhanoglu. The 21-year-old Turkish national teamer made no doubt, sending a spear into the goal.

Watch, and enjoy: