Bayern's conquerors of Liverpool FC, has excellent prospects to enter the semi-finals of the Champions League. In the quarter-final first leg back to Anfield, the Team of coach Jürgen Klopp defeated FC Porto with 2:0 (2:0). The former Bundesliga professionals Naby Keita in the fifth Minute as well as Roberto Firmino (26.) made for an early decision.
In the second quarter-final match Tottenham Hotspur, eighth-final conquerors of Borussia Dortmund won with 1:0 (0:0) against Manchester City. The team of Pep Guardiola had thrown in the first knockout round, FC Schalke 04 out of the competition.
In the new Tottenham Stadium on Tuesday in Heung-Min Son is also a former Bundesliga professional, the match-winner. The former Leverkusen and Hamburg, which offered the Champions League in the new Arena with the goal in the 78. Minute for the victory. The return games are on may 17. April in Porto and Manchester held.
last season, Liverpool and Porto had faced at the time in the first knockout round -. At that time, the Englishman with a 5:0 away success had laid the foundations for more to come. Also in the new edition of the former English Champions seemed to be a re-scoring to counteract.
the Ex-Leipzig Keita gave the home side a dream start. A quickly raised attack through Sadio Mané and the Ex-hope Heimer Roberto Firmino completed the midfield players for the lead after five minutes. Firmino then is placed in the 26. Minute after a beautiful template by Trent Alexander-Arnold the final score. Porto with his Top scorer Moussa Marega was good, could work but there are no compelling opportunities.
In the new London Arena City Coach Guardiola had initially Leroy Sané and Kevin de Bruyne on the bench. For Ilkay played Gündogan from the start. And the guests had the Chance to take the lead. According to video evidence, referee Björn Kuipers (Netherlands) decided on penalty kicks, but Top scorer Sergio Agüero failed with the semi-high shot from the penalty spot on the shiny-saved by French goalkeeper Hugo Llorris (13.).
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The English striker had to be replaced after 56 minutes hurt. Tottenham struggled more, the City continued early on the return leg, was then punished by the Son. (dpa)The former Bundesliga player Son Heung-min (left) scored the 1:0 for Tottenham.Photo: Reuters/Paul Childs