Man Metropolis beat Atletico Madrid, Liverpool beat Benfica on mixture to achieve Champions League semi-finals


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Manchester Metropolis produced a disciplined efficiency to safe a fractious 0-0 draw at Atletico Madrid on Wednesday and attain the Champions League semi-finals 1-0 on mixture. 

Tensions boiled over within the closing phases and Atletico defender Felipe was despatched off after receiving a second yellow card earlier than the groups performed out 12 minutes of added time.

The English champions dominated the primary half and Ilkay Gundogan struck the publish with their finest probability after a flowing transfer down the precise.

Atletico loved extra possession after the interval and threatened to attain the aim that will have taken the sport into further time however have been unable to interrupt down the guests’ defence.

Metropolis, bidding to win European membership soccer’s most prestigious trophy for the primary time, will play file 13-times champions Actual Madrid within the semi-finals.

Liverpool beat Benfica

Liverpool booked a semi-final showdown towards Villarreal because the quadruple chasers survived a late collapse in Wednesday’s 3-3 draw towards Benfica. 

Jurgen Klopp’s aspect already had one foot within the final 4 after successful 3-1 within the quarter-final first leg in Lisbon.

Regardless of two late objectives from Benfica at Anfield within the second leg, Liverpool superior 6-4 on mixture due to Roberto Firmino’s double and Ibrahima Konate’s opener.

(FRANCE 24 with AFP and REUTERS)


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