Champions League Round of 16 2nd Leg Review

England stay strong!

Man City 7 (10) vs (2) 0 Schalke 04

City decided they had to teach Schalke a lesson for daring to score two goals past them as they thrashed them 7-0 at home. Aguero opened the scoring with 2 goals while Sane, Sterling, Silva, Foden, and Jesus. City became the third english team to qualify for the quarter-finals this season.

Juventus 3 (3) vs. (2) 0 Atletico Madrid

Juventus had it all to do and putting three past Atletico looked like an impossible task but Juventus bought Ronaldo for a specific reason and he turned up to beat Atletico 3-0 and take Juventus to the quarter finals. Ronaldo scored a header in the first half and another in the 49th minute to level the scores for Juventus. A penalty in the 86th minute meant that Ronaldo completed his hattrick and Juventus won the game. Juve continue their goal of finally winning the Champions League this season.

Bayern Munich 1 (1) vs. (3) 3 Liverpool

The teams had it all to play for but Bayern had to keep Liverpool’s goals to a bare minimum to stand a chance and that was not the case. Mane opened the scoring for Liverpool with a goal in the 26th minute which meant that Bayern would need 2 goals. Matip then scored an own goal in the 39th minute to bring Bayern back into the game although if the score remained then Liverpool would go through. Van Dijk scored in the 69th minute to give Liverpool the lead and hand Bayern two more goals to score. Mane sealed matters off in the 84th minute with a 3rd goal. Liverpool’s qualification meant that they made it 4 english teams in the quarter finals. 

Barcelona 5 (5) vs. (1) 1 Olympique Lyonnais

Lyon did well to keep Barcelona at bay in the first leg but Messi and co had other plans in mind and Messi opened the scoring in the 17th minute via a penalty. Coutinho then doubled the lead in the 31st minute. Tousart got one back for Lyon in the 58th minute but Messi restored the deficit with a 3rd in the 78th minute. Pique and Dembele added goals in the final 10 minutes. Barcelona became the final team to qualify for the quarters for what looks like will be brilliant final rounds. Everyone’s eyes will be on Porto. 

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