Time.news – Real Madrid e Manchester City win the first round of Champions League quarter-finals, beating within the friendly walls respectively Liverpool e Borussia Dortmund. 3-1 the success of Zidane’s team against that of Klopp, while Guardiola’s against Terzic is measured (2-1).
At the stadium Alfredo di Stefano le merengues take advantage of the defensive amnesia of the reds to direct the game already in the first half: at 27 ‘he unlocks Vinicius by wedging himself between the central opponents on a millimeter throw by Kroos, ten minutes later instead blatant mistake by Alexander-Arnold (again on Kroos’ throw) paves the way for Asensio’s 2-0.
Liverpool is back in the running at the beginning of the second half with the usual Wrong, but in the 65th minute Vinicius restores the two goals away by signing personal double and 3-1 final for Real.
At the Etihad the start of the race is almost all in favor of the Germans, but at 19 ‘they are citizens passing by: Emre Can loses a bloody ball and paves the way for the opponent’s counterattack, which De Bruyne finished perfectly on Mahrez’s assist.
Then two significant episodes of the match, one on each side: at 29 ‘it is granted and subsequently revoked by the Var a penalty kick at Manchester, in the 37th minute the possible draw in Bellingham was canceled due to an alleged pressure foul on Ederson. In the recovery the City has several opportunities to close it, he suffers in the 84th minute the equal of Reus, but in the 90th minute he wins it anyway with the goal of Foden.