Liverpool was thrashed by Real Madrid 3-1 in their first leg match in Madrid. Vinicius Junior scored a brace and Marco Asensio were on target for Madrid and Mohammed Salah scored the only goal for Liverpool.
Klopp has admitted his team deserved the beating, since they didn’t play good enough football to enable win. Next week on Wednesday Liverpool will be welcoming Real Madrid at Anfield for return match. Liverpool must win the game with two mor e to nill for them to qualify to next round.
Pep Guardiola laments of weight of expectations despite their win.
Manchester City welcomed Borussia Dortmund at Etihad confident of struggling Bundesliga giants. City got early lead from Kevin De Bruyne but equalized by Marco Reus in the second half. Phil Foden gave city the wining goal in the dying minutes but Dortmund has an away goal advantage putting City chances of qualifying in the next round in a delicate position. Guardiola said the weight of expectations affected City in the clash despite their win. They will be travelling to Germany to face Dortmund next Wednesday for return match.
Bayern Munich Vs Paris saint German.
Bayern Munich will be welcoming PSG for the first leg of last eight of UCL. Bayern Munich will be without the goal scoring machine Robert Lewandowski due to injury, also Corentin Tolisso and Douglas Costa will be on sidelines. Bayern will also miss Sergio Gnabry due to Covid 19. However, Jerome Boateng and Davies are back. PSG will be without Leonardo Peredes due to suspension and Daniel Pereira is doubtful if he will feature due fitness.
FC Porto vs Chelsea.
FC Porto will be welcoming Chelsea for the first leg of UCL. Porto will be without their two top scorers Sergio Oliveira and Mehdi Taremi due to suspension. Chelsea will have Pulisic and N`golo Kante fit after hamstring issues for the clash. Tuchel confirmed also Tammy Abraham will also be available.
Rudiger-Kepa best up over.
Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel has hailed Antonio Rudiger and Kepa for showing courage to make amends after temperatures rose between the two during training. Tuchel has clarified their fight had nothing to do with their humiliating defeat Stamford Bridge by West Browm.
By: Mikey Mugutsu