Leicester City's Jamie Vardy, left, vies for the ball with Atletico's Diego Godin during the Champions League quarterfinal first leg soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Leicester City at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, April 12, 2017.
But the 30-year-old was still upset after referee Jonas Eriksson awarded a first-half penalty despite Marc Albrighton fouling Griezmann outside the box.
"I've gone from Sunderland and plotting to make them better, to the England job which I never thought would come my way again, to chairman Steve Parrish asking me to come and do a job at Palace, to where we are now".
Arturo Vidal sent Bayern ahead in the 25th minute of the contest, but the Chilean missed a penalty on the stroke of the interval, before Cristiano Ronaldo's double in the second period turned the last-eight tie around.
The visitors failed to register a shot on target over the 90 minutes and midfielder Andy King replaced forward Shinji Okazaki at the interval, with Wilfred Ndidi dropping into holding role to marshal the mercurial Griezmann.
"I think there are people deciding that and it could only be good for the game", Albrighton said of VAR.
"I think it is a disappointing moment, a key moment".
On Tuesday, the Premier League champions can expect to face a much tougher second-leg task than in the last round when, under previous manager Claudio Ranieri, they took a valuable away goal back from the 2-1 defeat in Seville.
"These will be the days in which I say the lovers need to be there and that which we are in need of is the fact that they not only come to find out a soccer match however they come to be an additional player".
Palace's 3-0 win over Arsenal on Monday Night Football was their fifth Premier League victory in six games, and that run leaves them on 34 points - six above the relegation zone and with a game in hand over 18th-placed Swansea. He has to get that one right, he can't guess on those things. We had a few on yellows and we knew it was a tightrope.
"With the individual ability of their wingers, Wilfried Zaha and Andros Townsend, our full-backs will have to work hard to keep them quiet". "It's a free-kick, it's a definite free-kick, but it's outside the box".
"We have a very good home record at the King Power, our fans enjoy these Champions League nights".
Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare plays down concerns of a defensive injury crisis after seeing Yohan Benalouane taken off during the 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace. "We knew we were walking a tight rope".