With Atletico already leading 1-0 thanks to Diego Godin's first-half header, Griezmann netted his fifth goal in four games in the 61st minute.
The France international fired home a free-kick which left Sevilla goalkeeper Sergio Rico helpless as the ball smashed in off the underside of the crossbar.
Diego Simeone’s men have narrowed the gap on third-placed Sevilla to just two points in La Liga, as the Andalusian side continue to stutter.
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