Manchester: French club Paris Saint-Germain lost to UEFA Champions League last night. English club Manchester City beat G1 by two goals to nil. Atletico Madrid lost to AC Milan by a goalless draw to advance to the next round.
City won the toss and elected to field
In the 50th minute, City beat PSG, who had taken the lead through Killian Mbabane’s goal, from behind. Rahim Sterling scored in the 63rd minute and Gabriel Jesus in the 76th minute.
With the win, Manchester City have secured the top spot in Group A with 12 points from five games. PSG finished second in the quarterfinals with eight points from five games. RB Leipzig beat Club Brugge 5-0 in a group match that ended in a draw.
The quarter century of the Royal
Real Madrid have reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the 25th year in a row, replacing Sheriff Tiraspol, who thrashed them in the first leg. David Alaba scored in the 30th minute, Tony Cruise in the 45th minute and Karim Benzema in the 55th minute.
In another group match, Edin Seko’s double gave Inter Milan victory over Shakhtar. Seko’s goals came in the 61st and 67th minutes.
With this, Real have 12 points from five games and Inter Milan 10 points. Sheriff Tiraspole, third in the group with 6 points left in each game, will not be able to overtake them even if they win the final.
Liverpool secured first place in the quarter-finals with their third consecutive win in Group B. Thiago Alcantara and Mohamed Salah scored for Liverpool in the Champions League quarter-final against FC Porto. This gave Liverpool 15 points from five games.
Meanwhile, the battle for second place intensified when AC Milan beat Atletico Madrid in another match in the group. Junior Messi scored Milan’s winning goal in the 87th minute.
With this, AC Milan and Atletico Madrid have four points each in the group. FC Porto, currently in second place, have five points. AC Milan will face Liverpool in the final. They will also face Porto Atletico.
Dutch club Ajax advanced to the quarterfinals as group champions with their fifth consecutive win in Group C. Ajax’s fifth win was against Besiktas by two goals to one. Ajax beat Besiktas in the 22nd minute through Gessel’s penalty, and Haller in the 54th and 69th minutes.
In another match, Sporting Lisbon also advanced to the quarterfinals, beating Borussia Dortmund by three goals to one. Pereira Gonzalez’s double gave Sporting the victory.
Inter Milan 2-Shakhtar 0
Ajax 2- Besikstas1
Manchester City 2- PSG1
AC Milan 1- Athletico 0
Liverpool 2- Porto 0
Real Madrid 3- Sheriff 0
Leipzig 5 – Club Bruge 0
Sporting 3 – Borussia 1
(Team, Game, Win, Draw, Defeat, Point Order)
Manchester City 5-4-0-1-12
Paris SG 5-2-2- 1-8
Club Bruge 4-1-1-2-4
AC Milan 5-1-1-3-4
Real Madrid 5-4-0-1-12
Inter Milan 5-3-1-1-10