the Juventus – Ajax 1:2 (first leg 1:1)
bad news at the Start for the Dutchman. After only 11 minutes defender Noussair Mazraoui the Outside must be injured from the field. He will be replaced by Daley Sinkgraven – Champions-League debut for the 23-Year-old! And it gets even worse for Ajax. 28 minutes played, as the majority in the stadium to shoot a loud “Siiiiiiiiiii” fascinating. Cristiano Ronaldo scores with a header to guide for Turin. It is the 24. Headed for CR7 in the Premier class. He stands at 126 matches in total. Not for nothing, Ronaldo Mister Champions League.
But the Underdog from the Netherlands proves that he may not be a game for free in the best eight Teams of Europe. Donny van de Beek pushes just minutes after Ronaldo’s guide to compensation and to the important Auswärtsgoal for Ajax. This answer sits.
The Dutch are big on play. Juventus looks uncertain, especially in defence: Giorgio Chiellini missing the Italians due to calf problems. Only Juve Keeper Wojciech Szczesny is in the right height. Several times he saves the Old lady mirakulös. After 67 minutes but can also make the Pole, nothing more. Matthijs de Ligt is the case, for more than deserved 2:1 for Ajax! I mean it.
Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo are out. And Ajax? The Dutch have eliminated in the eighth final title defenders Real Madrid and is now co-favourite Juve off. You are sensational in the semi-finals and will meet the winner of the match Manchester city against Tottenham (first leg 0:1). Hats off!
Barcelona – Manchester United 3:0 (first leg 1:0)
In the first leg at Old Trafford, Lionel Messi had to leave after about half an hour to maintain. He retired after a collision with Chris Smalling a laceration to the nose. Therefore, paused Messi at the weekend in the League at the 0:0 against Huesca. Quarter-final return game in the Champions League in front of their home crowd, the Argentine magic flea, but again, fit and can join in from the beginning. Fortunately for the Catalans. Because Messi needs in the return game just 16 minutes against ManUtd, to freezing to the guide for Barça to be inserted. Four minutes later, the exception-rounder with the 2:0 and a great help of United Keeper David de Gea already provides for the preliminary decision. It’s Messi’s Champions League goals in 109 and 110. After about an hour, Philippe Coutinho makes with the 3:0 everything is clear.
Breathe a sigh of relief for the Spaniards. The quarter-final curse is finally defeated. In the last three years, the last Eight was the end for Barça in the round. Last year, after the unforgettable and incredible wonders of Rome.
at the Beginning of the season promised Messi to his Fans: “We will do everything possible to ensure this is so beautiful, and of all the so-awaited Champions League trophy back to Camp Nou.” Even Barça has to take two hurdles to win the Premier class. First hurdle: In the semi-final, the Spaniard will meet the winner of the match by the Wednesday Porto V Liverpool (first leg 0:2). (mam)