Tuesday , June 22 2021

Champions League: Borussia Dortmund got muffled, Schalke 04 cheers






Atlético Madrid – Borussia Dortmund 2: 0 (1: 0)

Bundesliga leaders Dortmund must accept a deserved defeat after an angry 4-0 home victory in the second leg at Atletico Madrid. Although BVB initially controlled the match, the home side scored after more than half an hour: Saúl Ñíguez fired from ten yards after a double pass with Filipe Luis, but Manuel Akanji was able to reach the ball but failed to clear (33 minutes).

As a result, Madrid came to another good opportunity, but missed it for a long time, nachzulegen more goals. Only in the 80th minute did Antoine Griezmann reward his team's effort with the second goal. Because of Atletico's success pulling on the same table as Dortmund, BVB remains the leader thanks to a far better goal difference.

Schalke 04 – Galatasaray 2: 0 (1: 0)

Schalke is still undefeated in the Champions League: S04 won on Matchday 4 sovereign against Galatasaray. Schalke's first shot on the scoresheet came straight into the net: Guido Burgstaller benefited from an action from long-range keeper Fernando Muslera, who held the ball past Amine Harit on the right of the penalty area but let it go again when he passed the slip area. Burgstaller scored from a sharp angle to an empty goal (4th minute). That was the first goal for Austria in the main class.

Just as the guests at the start of the second half pressed for the equalizer, Mark Uth increased to 2: 0 (57.). The hosts' victory left Schalke behind FC Porto who both won eight points in second place in Group D and had a good chance of reaching the knockout stages.


Guido Burgstaller (M.)


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Guido Burgstaller (M.)

Inter Milan – FC Barcelona 1: 1 (0: 0)

FC Barcelona and Inter Milan have been drawn in Group B in the draw. In the absence of superstar Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona played attacking at the Giuseppe Meazza stadium and controlled the match most of the time. In the 83rd minute Malcolm scored towards the end for Spain, Inter was able to keep up with Mauro Icardi (87).

Tottenham Hotspur – PSV Eindhoven 2: 1 (0: 1)

Tottenham Hotspur won by beating PSV Eindhoven late with a brace from Harry Kane. For a long time, it looks like Spurs will make their third defeat in four Champions League matches. The Dutch lead first after a header from Luuk de Jong (2 minutes). Tottenham were then the clear leading team, Eindhoven concentrated on defense (part time 16: 2), but the hosts could not exploit their chances at first. Only in the 78th minute did Kane equalize, in the 89th minute the second goal became 2: 1-final.

Tottenham are third in the standings with four points, three points behind Inter Milan, who play against FC Barcelona. With that victory, Spurs was right the chance to move to the second round.


Lorenzo Insigne (l.)


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Lorenzo Insigne (l.)

SSC Naples – Paris St.-Germain 1: 1 (0: 1)

SSC Napoli have drawn against Paris St-Germain and are on the same league table with Liverpool, who have persecuted in Belgrade. For a long time Napoli defended discipline in their own stadium. It took until injury time in the second half, until Kylian Mbappé ball Neymar into the penalty area and took Juan Bernat, who scored the Paris leadership (45 + 2).

The hosts came after the break for two big chances by Dries Mertens (50, 52). Gianluigi Buffon in the Paris goal, however, was able to fend off shots from the edge of the box and lupine. Ten minutes later Buffon entered José Callejon, a penalty penalty for Lorenzo Insigne (62).

FC Porto – Lokomotiv Moscow 4: 1 (2: 0)

FC Porto won 4: 1 (2: 0) sovereignty against Group D, Lokomotiv Moscow. The hosts took the lead in the second minute with a goal from Hector Herrera. Moussa Marega increased to before the whistle half time to 2: 0 (43.). Lok was briefly abbreviated by Jefferson Farfan (59), Jesus Corona then used errors in building Moscow to increase to 3-1 (67). A moment before finally meeting Otávio up to 4-1 (90. + 3).

In the first leg, Porto won 3-1 in Moscow and won seven points as leaders in the match. With that victory, the club can maintain one place and with ten points two points ahead of Schalke.


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