By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline and Reuters Reporter
Published: 17:04 BST, 3 October 2020 | Updated: 17:40 BST, 3 October 2020
The highly anticipated tactical showdown between Diego Simeone and Unai Emery played out as a goalless stalemate, as Villarreal left the Wanda Metropolitano with a point in the bag.
Luis Suarez was hoping to build upon his hugely successful debut with his new club, though was unable to find the back of the net in a frustrating afternoon of football.
The former Barcelona and Liverpool man came closest to breaking the deadlock, but found himself thwarted by in-form goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo.
Luis Suarez couldn't provide the spark Atletico Madrid needed to break down Villarreal
Diego Costa came off the bench but failed to score Atletico's best chances of the match
It was a frustrating afternoon for Diego Simeone as Atleti drew 0-0 for successive LaLiga game