What a night! I get asserting your physical presence but last night, Atletico Madrid acted and looked like bouncers for a mob boss.
Meanwhile in a galaxy far far away. At Anfield, Liverpool and Benfica are at play. A deficit to overcome, the latter, champions they want to become but the Scousers had the final say.
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool secured a place in the last four for the third time in five seasons with a 6-4 aggregate scoreline after some uncharacteristic sloppiness saw them draw 3-3 in the second leg.
However, the rest of the world got to see the talent and skills of Darwin Nunez who made a menace of himself and helped Benfica give the scoreline some respect and give Liverpool fans, mild heart arrhythmia.
If you’re not going to say it then I’ll say it. An All English Final is looming. Liverpool vs Manchester City.
After last year’s final disappointment to now-ousted Champions League winners, Chelsea, City will look to re-write the ending and possibly grab the treble of Premier League title, FA Cup and Champions League.
Liverpool, having fielded basically their second-string side against Benfica, will be going all out and Klopp adding another title to making it 2 Champions Leagues titles to his name.
As for the scoreline? 1 – 0 to Liverpool in extra time and should it go down to Penalties, 4 Liverpool, 3 Manchester City.
Football giants, Barcelona have been knocked out of the UEFA Champions League, following a massive 3-0 loss against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena last night.
Barca had to beat the Bundesliga title holders in their final Group E encounter to keep their campaign alive. Unfortunately, the Spaniards looked tame on the attack, and even worse on defence.
The match was already out of reach by the end of the first half, as Thomas Muller and Leroy Sane both found the back of the net. Jamal Musiala meanwhile sealed the result in the 62nd minute with a goal of his own.
That result sees Barcelona miss out on the Round of 16 for the first time since the 2000/2001 season. Xavi Hernandez’s men drop down to the Europa League. Barcelona has not played in the Thursday night league since the 2003-2004 season.
Benfica meanwhile sealed a comfortable 2-0 win over Dynamo Kyiv to leapfrog Barcelona for second place.
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