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Madrid eliminated Liverpool in the top eight

The current champion Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 in the second leg of the round of sixteen in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night. And in that, Carlo Ancelotti’s disciples confirmed the quarter-final stage by leading by 6-2 goals in two legs.

The Spanish club fell behind by 2-0 goals at the beginning of the first leg of the top sixteen. Even after falling behind by two goals, Real can come back, that’s what Real has shown. Won by a big margin of 5-2 goals. With that, Real Madrid put one foot in the quarter.

English club Liverpool throughout the match held in Santiago. The footballers of the team did not show any will to return to the match. Yesterday’s match did not even have a splash of how Liverpool came back against Barcelona in 2019 or AC Milan in 2005.

Madrid sent Liverpool away from the knock out phase of the Champions League for the third consecutive season. This includes last year’s final match. After the match, Benzema said, ‘The match was difficult. But from the beginning we tried to move forward which was evident in our performance. Now we are in the quarter finals. Everyone was uncomfortable with the type of football played today. Everyone expected more. But sometimes they can’t give their normal game even at home. The most important thing is that we were able to leave the field with a win.’

Meanwhile, Liverpool boss Klopp said, ‘Madrid dominated the whole match. Allison saved us with two great saves. “Madrid are a fantastic team, and that’s why only the better teams progress to the next round.”

(16 March/MM)


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