Real Madrid can never be left for dead and they showed it yesterday against PSG, whom they defeated 3-1 to advance to the Champions League quarter-finals. Karim Benzema, figure with triplet.
This Thursday the other five first leg matches of the Europa League round of 16 will be played and Colombian players will be present in two of them.
The Rangers of Cordovan striker Alfredo Morelos will face Red Star of Serbia at home, starting at 3:00 pm (Colombian time).
At the same time, the Atalanta of Luis Fernando Muriel and Duván Zapata, who is injured, will face Bayer Leverkusen at the Gewiss Stadium in Italy. The other games of the day will be: Seville-West Ham (12:45 pm), Barcelona-Galatasaray (3:00 pm) and at the same time, Braga-Monaco in Portugal.
This Wednesday the first two games were played. Rafael Santos Borré’s Eintracht Frankfurt got an important victory, 1-2 over Betis, in Spain.
The attacker of the Colombian National Team and the German team played 85 minutes, and was one of the most important players of his team against the Spanish team.
During the match, the Barranquilla player had two clear scoring options. One of them after a penalty charge at minute 54 with a shot to the left post by Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo.
The goals in this duel were the work of Filip Poetic (14′) and Dacha Ramada (32′) for Eintracht Frankfurt, while Nail Fakir (30′) scored for Real Bets.
The return duel between these two teams will be played on Thursday, March 17 in Germany, starting at 3:00 p.m.
Porto fell by the minimum
In the other match of the day, the Porto of Antioquia midfielder Mathews Tribe, who had just scored a goal in the second leg of the previous phase against Lazio, lost 1-0 at home against French Lyon.
The former Atlético National and Deported Colima player played 90 minutes and was one of the best players on his team, who was unable to perform well, and this was reflected in the final result.
The one born in Medellín was the first in duels won (65%) and in correct entries (4). In addition, he had an 80% passing efficiency (35).
Lyon’s goal was scored by attacker Lucas Paqueta, at 59 minutes.
The second leg between the Portuguese and the French cast will be played next Thursday, March 17 at 3:00 p.m.
The key between Leipzig and Spartak Moscow was canceled by Uefa due to the current conflict between Russia and Ukraine