Champions League: Real Madrid, Liverpool qualify for quarter-finals


Real Madrid and Liverpool have emerged as the first two quarter-finalists in this season’s Champions League.

The holders defeated Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 on Tuesday night, to book their place in the last eight of the competition.

Cristiano Ronaldo opened scoring in the second half, before Javier Pastore’s header bounced off two Real defenders to make it 1-1.

The winner came via Casemiro’s deflected effort, ensuring Zinedine Zidane’s men progressed on a 5-2 aggregate.a

In the other game of the day, Liverpool drew 0-0 with FC Porto at Anfield.

The Reds won the first leg 5-0 in Portugal.


Source link

More News

President Buhari to Embark on Eight-Day Visit to Saudi Arabia, Perform Umrah

On Tuesday morning, President Muhammadu Buhari will begin an eight-day state visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where he is expected to perform...

Senator-Elect Yar’Adua Commits to Delivering Change for Katsina Central District

Senator-elect Abdul’aziz Yar’Adua of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Katsina Central Senatorial District has vowed to deliver on his campaign promises to the...

Police Arrest Suspect in Brutal Killing of Pregnant Girlfriend in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has arrested Philibus Ibrahim, who allegedly strangled his pregnant girlfriend, 22-year-old Theresa Yakubu, in Tudun Wada Local Government Area...

2023 Polls: Group warns Governor Matawalle over inciting comments, blaming Nigerian military

The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER), a Civil Society Organisation, has accused Governor Bello Matawalle of displaying undemocratic tendencies following his...