Well-known Polish striker Robert Lwendowski scored in the second minute of stoppage time to save Barcelona players from losing in the UEFA Champions League match.
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“Barcelona” played a draw against Milan “Inter” with the result 3:3 (1:0) in the C subgroup game.
In the 40th minute of the first half, Usmans Dembele put the home team in the lead, but the opponents needed only five minutes in the second half to equalize with a goal scored by Niccolò Barrell.
In the 63rd minute, Lautaro Martinez made it 2:1 for Milan. The Barcelona team equalized the score again only in the 82nd minute, when Lewandowski scored his first goal in the match.
A minute before the end of regular time, “Inter” took the lead when Robin Goossens sent the ball into the home team’s goal, but the Milan team could not save the victory. In the second minute of compensation time, “Barcelona” was saved from failure by Lewandowski, who scored the second goal of the match.
Meanwhile, in another match of subgroup C, “Bayern” Munich defeated “Viktoria” Pilsen from the Czech Republic 4:2 (4:0).
In the first half, Sadio Mane and Thomas Miller scored one goal each for the visiting team, followed by two goals from Leon Gorecki.
In the second half, Ādams Vlkanovs and Jans Kliments stood out for the hosts with accurate shots.
After four rounds in subgroup C, the team from Munich is the leader, having won 12 points and secured a place in the round of 16. “Inter” is in the second place with seven points, “Barcelona” is in the third place with four points, and “Viktoria” is in the fourth position, which has not got any points.
Elsewhere, the players of “Napoli” beat “Ajax” of Amsterdam with the result 4:2 (2:0) in the match of group A.
Irving Lozano put the hosts in the lead already in the fourth minute of the game, but in the 16th minute Giacomo Raspadori managed to double the advantage.
In the second half, “Ajax” reduced the deficit in the 49th minute, with an accurate shot by Davy Klaasen, but in the 62nd minute, Hviča Kvarcahelija restored the two-goal lead for the “Napoli” team.
In the 83rd minute, after successfully executing a penalty kick, Steven Bergwein made it 2:3, which was followed seven minutes later by an accurate shot into the “Ajax” goal, this time Viktor Osimen scored the goal (4:2).
Also in subgroup A, “Liverpool” defeated “Rangers” of Glasgow, winning 7:1 (1:1).
Scott Arfield scored the only goal for “Rangers” in the 17th minute. In the continuation of the game, “Liverpool” scored seven unanswered goals.
In the 24th minute, the result was equalized by Roberta Firmin, who put the English team in the lead in the 55th minute as well. In the continuation of the match, Mohamed Salah collected a hat-trick, while Darwin Nunes and Harvey Elliott each scored one ball in the opponent’s goal.
After four rounds of matches, the leader of subgroup A is “Napoli”, which has accumulated 12 points and secured the round of 16. The second place is occupied by “Liverpool” with nine points, followed by “Ajax” with three points, but the “Rangers” unit has not got any points and ranks in the fourth position.
Meanwhile, in subgroup D, “Sporting” Lisbon lost to “Olympique” Marseille with the result 0:2 (0:2), losing to the French team for the second time this season.
The home team was in the minority already in the 19th minute of the game, when Rikardus Esgai earned the second yellow card.
In the 20th minute, “Olympique” took the lead after a precise penalty kick by Mateo Genduzi, but in the 30th minute, Alexis Sanchez doubled the lead.
Meanwhile, in another subgroup game, the English club Tottenham Hotspur defeated Frankfurt am Main Eintracht 3:2 (3:1) at home.
In the 14th minute, Daichi Kamada scored for the visiting team, but in the continuation of the first half, “Hotspur” scored three goals in 17 minutes. In the 19th minute, Honmin Sons scored a draw, in the 28th minute, Harry Kane scored a penalty kick, and in the 36th minute, Honmin Sons scored the second goal of the match.
In the second half, in the 87th minute, Faride Alidu reduced the deficit, but it was not enough to fight for victory.
In subgroup D, the leader is the Tottenham team, which has won seven points in four matches. The second and third places are shared by the teams of Marseille and Lisbon, who have six points, while “Eintracht” is in the fourth place with four points.
On the other hand, in group B, Madrid “Atletico” played 0:0 (0:0) with the leading team of Belgium, “Club Brugge”.
In the 82nd minute, Belgian team player Kamal Sova earned the second yellow card, and thus “Club Brugge” remained in the minority, but despite the dominance of “Atletico” on the field, the home team could not score a goal.
In the first mutual match, “Club Brugge” won 2:0.
Meanwhile, in the second match of subgroup B, “Porto” of Portugal defeated “Bayer” Leverkusen with the result 3:0 (1:0).
The Portuguese team was led by Galen, who sent the ball into Bayer’s goal in the sixth minute. After that, in the 16th minute, the home team had a chance to equalize, but Kerem Demirbaj’s free kick went wide of the goal, and in the 36th minute, the game was ruled a handball, so the goal scored by Patrik Schick was not counted.
On the other hand, in the second half, Mehdi Taremi executed two penalty kicks accurately, which made it possible to win a convincing victory with 3:0.
After four rounds, the leader of subgroup B with ten points is the Belgian team, which secured a place in the round of 16. The second place is occupied by “Porto” with six points, the third with four points is the Madrid team, while in the fourth position is “Bayer”, which has won three points.
32 teams play in the main tournament of the UEFA Champions League. The two best teams of each subgroup will advance to the round of 16, while the third-placed team will continue their season in the UEFA Europa League knockout tournament.
“Real” Madrid beat “Liverpool” 1:0 in the final of the 2021/2022 season competition in Paris.