“Inter” wins the round of 16 match of the Champions League; players of PSV and “Borussia” play in a draw / Article

Last season’s finalist Milan “Inter” defeated the players of “Atletico” Madrid 1:0 at home.

With the defense dominating the attack, both teams had a couple of chances to score in the first 75 minutes of the match, but the shots were not accurate.

In the 77th minute, visiting goalkeeper Jan Oblak saved Lautaro Martinez’s header, two minutes later Oblak won another duel with Martinez. However, Marko Arnautovic was first to the rebound and made it 1-0 for Inter from close range.

In the second match on Tuesday, PSV Eindhoven from the Netherlands played 1:1 with the German team Borussia Dortmund.

In the 24th minute, the guests took the lead after Donjell Malen’s kick from the penalty area hit the top corner of the goal. In the 56th minute, the home team equalized the result after a foul by Mats Hummels in their penalty area, Luke de Jong sending a 11-meter penalty into the bottom left corner of the goal. The visiting goalkeeper Alexander Meyer guessed the direction of the shot, but could not reach the ball.

The visitors had the better chances for the rest of the match, with Benitez saving Marius Wolff’s header into the left corner of the goal, which hit the post.

The return matches will take place on March 13. The winners of the two games will advance to the quarterfinals.

32 teams played in the main tournament of the Champions League. The two best teams of each subgroup made it to the round of 16, but the winner of the third position continues the season in the knockout tournament of the UEFA Europa League.

The final will be held on June 1, 2024 at Wembley Stadium in London.

Manchester City won the Champions League last season, beating Italian club Inter Milan 1-0 in Istanbul, winning the competition for the first time.

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2024-02-20 22:07:48
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