The Champions League home stage games have entered the deciding stages and tonight (Wednesday) the fifth and penultimate round games have been completed. Real Madrid officially secured their place in the quarterfinals, after taking revenge on Sheriff Tiraspol with a sharp and smooth 0: 3. House 2 took a significant turn when Atletico lost 1-0 at home to AC Milan and dropped to last place, everything will be decided in the final round except for the fact that Liverpool, who beat Porto 0-2, secured the home title. Sporting Lisbon, which beat Borussia Dortmund 1: 3 and has a superior internal ratio, also joined the list of qualifiers for the quarterfinals. In another game, Leipzig celebrated Club Brugge and climbed to third place in House 1 at their own expense.
Sheriff Tiraspol – Real Madrid 3: 0
Officially it only happened tonight. Real Madrid secured their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League after a sharp and smooth victory in Moldova against the local champions. The Blancos took revenge on their opponent for the surprise loss at the Santiago Bernabeu and in the 30th minute, after a number of chances, David Alaba sent a free kick into the net and made it 0-1. On the verge of going down to the break Tony Cross kicked to the crossbar and inside and in the 55th minute Karim Benzema sealed the result with 0: 3. The Moldovans got into not bad situations and Courtois, as well as the goalpost, saved Real from absorbing.
Carlo Ancelotti’s team will host Inter in the final round for a head-to-head match for first place in House 4. The humble sheriff has secured their place in the last 32 of the Europa League and in the final round will meet Manor Solomon’s Shakhtar Donetsk for the protocol game.
30 minutes, goal! Real Madrid went up to 0: 1: David Alaba, the stopper who joined in the summer, sent a fantastic free-kick from 17 yards out to the Moldovan net.
45 + 1 minute, goal! Real Madrid went up to 0: 2: On the verge of going down to the break Tony Cross doubled the lead with a sharp ball that kicked from 16 yards to the crossbar and inside.
55 minutes, goal! Real Madrid went up to 0: 3: This is already a defeat. Karim Benzema got the ball on the verge of an extension, swung his right foot and sent an accurate ball into Sheriff’s net.
Atletico Madrid-Milan 1: 0
Madness awaits us in the closing round of House 2. The Rossoneri, who have amassed just one point in the previous four games, came back from the Wanda Metropolitano with three points thanks to a dramatic winning goal from substitute junior Macias, who slammed into Obelek’s net in the 87th minute. The Italians, who returned to the Champions League after many years, climbed to third place at home with the same number of points (4) as Simeone and his players, who dropped to last place.
87 minutes, goal! Milan went up to 0: 1: Great drama in Wanda Metropolitano. The Rossoneri’s attack ended in a fantastic raise by Frank Cassia, who found the head of Junior Macias, on loan from Crotone, who in his debut at the factory found the net.
Liverpool – Porto 0: 2
The Merseysiders had already secured their place in the last 16 of the last round, but in front of the home crowd at Anfield Jurgen Klopp’s team did not intend to give discounts to the Portuguese, even though they came up with a secondary squad. After a zeroed first half, during which Sadio Mana was disqualified, Thiago Alcantara arrived with a polished personal performance in the 52nd minute and set up a 0-1 long-range kick. In the 70th minute, Muhammad Salah scored his 31st goal in the factory and decided the result with 0: 2 for Liverpool. The English, of course, advanced from the front of the house, while Porto retained second place, but will host Atletico Madrid in the final round to battle for the whole box office.
52 minutes, goal! Liverpool went up to 0: 1: Thiago’s sleek execution. Porto’s defense did not go far enough and Tiago Alcantara penned the ball and in the art sent a sharp ball from 25 meters to the corner.
70 minutes, goal! Liverpool went up to 0: 2: Who if not he, Muhammad Salah laid down a defensive player and doubled the lead, with an excellent kick from an extension.
Sporting Lisbon – Dortmund 1: 3
The big news of the evening came from Lisbon. The Portuguese champions secured their place in the last eight of the Champions League for the second time in its history, thanks to a superior internal attitude over the Schwarzglaben. The great Pedro Gonzalez scored a double already in the first half (30 and 39). In the second half Amra Chan left the visitors with ten players, Gonzalez missed an opportunity to complete a hat-trick when he missed a penalty, but Pedro Puro scored from the rebound. A late goal by Daniel Mullen only shrank to 3: 1 and the Black Yellows settled for the final 32 of the Europa League.
30 minutes, goal! Sporting went up to 0: 1: A long ball was sent towards Pedro Gonzalez, who took control of the field well and subdued Gregor Kobel with a great finish.
39 minutes, goal! Sporting went up to 0: 2: Stunning. A beautiful attack by the Greens ended with Pedro Gonzalez who with a wonderful kick from outside the box completed a double and doubled the advantage.
74 minutes, red card for Dortmund: Said Chan absorbed a direct red and left his teammates with ten players.
81 min, goal! Sporting went up to 0: 3: On the way to the quarterfinals. Dan Axel Zagado committed a foul in the box, Pedro Gonzalez missed the penalty, but Pedro Foro kicked the rebound and slammed in the third.
90 + 3 minutes, goal! Dortmund shrank to 3: 1: The black yellows tried to revive the chances of immigration and Daniel Mullen pushed close from a shrinking goal.
Club Brugge – Leipzig 5: 0
The Belgian champions knew that a victory would leave them in the promotion to the quarter-finals, but the German runner-up had other plans. Already in the 12th minute Christopher Anconco made it 0: 1 and five minutes later Emil Forsberg scored the second from the penalty spot. Andre Silva closed out an amazing 26 minutes with 0: 3 and Forsberg completed a double on the verge of going down to the break, to set up an amazing 0: 4 at the half. Deep in overtime, Anconco also completed a double and closed out a huge celebration of the bulls, who won 0-5 and climbed to third place at home with a goal advantage over Bruges.
Minute 12, Gate! Leipzig went up to 0: 1: Andre Silva got the ball and kicked from an extension, Simon Miniola top, but Christopher Anconco kicked on the rebound and scored.
Minute 17, Gate! Leipzig went up to 0: 2: Brian Robbie failed in the box and Emil Forsberg doubled the lead from the penalty spot.
26 minutes, goal! Leipzig went up to 0: 3: The Germans crushed the Belgians. Angelino Tasanda raised a fantastic ball and Andre Silva continued with a great shot to Miniola’s goal.
45 + 1 minute, goal! Leipzig went up to 0: 4: crazy. Even before the half the bulls scored the fourth and Emil Forsberg completed a double.
90 + 3 minutes, goal! Leipzig went up to 0: 5: German celebration. Deep in overtime Christopher Anconco completed a double and sealed the game with a resounding five.