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Champions League: Liverpool defeats Bayern Munich, Barcelona wins

Champions League: Liverpool defeats Bayern Munich, Barcelona wins

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March 13 (UPI) -- Lionel Messi scored twice to push Barcelona past Lyon and into the Champions League quarterfinals, and Liverpool defeated Bayern Munich to advance to the next round. Liverpool's Sadio Mane scored a goal in each half to guide his club to a 3-1 win Wednesday in the round of 16. The teams played to a scoreless draw in the first meeting, leaving the clubs in a must-win situation. Mane got Liverpool on the board first with a goal in the 26th minute. He settled a long pass from Virgil van Dijk, spun back to his right and chipped the ball into an open net past Bayern goaltender Manuel Neuer. Bayern struck back before halftime when Liverpool's Joel Matip redirected a cross from Serge Gnabry into his own net. Liverpool retook the lead when van Dijk powered a header past Neuer f...
Bayern Munich 1-3 Liverpool (agg 1-3): Sadio Mane & Virgil van Dijk goals see off German champions

Bayern Munich 1-3 Liverpool (agg 1-3): Sadio Mane & Virgil van Dijk goals see off German champions

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Two goals from Sadio Mane helped Liverpool beat Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena and reach the Champions League quarter-finals for the second successive season.Neither side created many clear opportunities on a wet night in Munich and both sets of players were guilty of giving away possession too easily and too often.However, the Reds carried more of a cutting edge and took the lead in the tie in the 26th minute when Mane displayed an exquisite touch to bring down Van Dijk's raking pass before firing into an empty net after Manuel Neuer had rushed from his goal. Bayern now needed at least two goals and pulled one back when Joel Matip turned into his own net from close range.However, the exp...
Bayern Munich vs Liverpool: Three key battles ahead of their Champions League second leg clash

Bayern Munich vs Liverpool: Three key battles ahead of their Champions League second leg clash

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delicately poised It's all to play for at the Allianz Arena with nothing to separate the sides going into the second leg Liverpool’s Champions League second leg clash against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena is well and truly in the balance – and you can hear it live on talkSPORT. The Bavarian outfit would have been elated to have avoided defeat at Anfield, while the Reds will be equally happy not to have conceded an away goal. Liverpool were effectively stifled by Bayern in the first leg. It means the second leg is deliciously poised and couldn’t be harder to call. It is a mouthwatering tie for the neutral, but what are the key clashes that could decide the outcome? talkSPORT.com has identified the key battles that could ...
Champions League: Manchester United, Porto advance to quarterfinals

Champions League: Manchester United, Porto advance to quarterfinals

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March 6 (UPI) -- Manchester United and Porto advanced to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals Wednesday following controversial video reviews. United defeated Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 and advanced on the away goals tiebreaker after a 3-3 aggregate draw following a stunning penalty kick in stoppage time. Diego Dalot's shot hit the arm of PSG's Presnel Kimpembe and bounced out of play for a corner kick. After video review, the referee overturned the decision and awarded a penalty kick for a handball. Manchester United's Marcus Rashford stepped up and delivered a game-winning strike into the net, completing the team's comeback from their 2-0 loss at Old Trafford in the first leg. [embedded content] United struck first with a goal from Romelu Lukaku in the second minute. PSG's Juan Bernat e...
Watch Dusan Tadic tear Real Madrid apart as Ajax stun Champions League holders

Watch Dusan Tadic tear Real Madrid apart as Ajax stun Champions League holders

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outrageous The former Southampton ace was the architect of the Dutch club's sensational victory at the Bernabeu Dusan Tadic set the Bernabeu on fire to inspire one of the most almighty Champions League shocks in recent memory. Ajax stunned Real Madrid by beating them 4-1 in their own back yard, sealing a 5-3 aggregate victory and eliminating the holders before the quarter-finals. Dusan Tadic and Hakim Ziyech celebrate And it was largely thanks to one man: former Southampton ace Tadic. Not only did he provide the assist for Hakim Ziyech’s opener with a smart cutback, he then turned on the magic for David Neres’ goal, and scored a screamer of his own for good measure. Surrounded by four Madrid players, he danced away from all of the...