"He didn't deserve the two he won against us", Cerezo said, per Sport.
All of this ultimately resulted in Costa getting a yellow card, which is set to prevent him from taking part in the second leg against the Turin club, scheduled for March 12.
One of the game's biggest talking points came on 71 minutes when Morata got in behind Chiellini to head past Sczcesny - only for the referee to reverse the decision after consulting with VAR.
But Simeone's side emerged stronger after the interval and were rewarded for their perseverance when Gimenez and fellow defender Godin converted from close range in the 78th and 83rd minutes.
"There are many things that can be won in football, but what will always remain are the memories of playing in a competitive team and that is the most healthy and handsome thing that can happen to an athlete".
"They all played brilliantly after coming on and played as a team". We took the game to where we wanted it to be.More news: N. Korean, US envoys hold additional talks on summit agenda
Juve have had seven other opportunities to win the European Cup or Champions League having been in seven finals that they have failed to win and they've not won the competition since 1996, with five of their losses coming since.
Cristiano Ronaldo's gesticulations were borne out of frustration.
The Portugal global, who left Real Madrid after nine years last summer to join Juventus in a €100 million transfer has only scored once in five Champions League starts and endured a frustrating match - he had seven shots but only one was on target.
"We were not dead after the 3-0 home defeat against Madrid last season and we are not dead now", Allegri told UEFA.com.
And Simeone, who provocatively celebrated Gimenez's opener by placing his hands over his groin, was delighted at how his players "represented the true meaning of Atletico". These things can happen.
"It's not a nice gesture, I admit, but I felt the need to do it", he said.