JUVENTUS ensured top spot was theirs after Paulo Dybala netted the only goal of the game.
In a match that saw a return for Cristiano Ronaldo return, it was his Argentine team-mates who netted for a third consecutive game for the Italians.
But for Atletico Madrid, they will have to wait until the final game of the group stages to secure their place after a second defeat in a row.
Bayer Leverkusen sit a point behind the Spanish outfit, who will feel they have the easier tie when they take on Lokomotiv Moscow in two weeks’ time.
Juventus XI: Szczesny, Danilo, Bonucci, De Ligt, De Sciglio, Pjanic, Bentancur, Matuidi, Ramsey, Dybala, Ronaldo
Subs: Buffon, Bernardeschi, Demiral, Rugani, Higuain, Cuadrado, Khedira
Atletico Madrid XI: Oblak, Trippier, Felipe, Hermoso, Lodi, Koke, Herrera, Thomas, Saul, Morata, Vitolo
Subs: Adan, Arias, Felix, Correa, Lemar, Llorente, Saponjic