Borussia Dortmund Tops Atletico Madrid with 4-2 Win, Sets Up Semifinal Clash with PSG

Dortmund toppled Atletico with a 4-2 win at Signal Induna Park. Madrid’s defense suffered in the face of German movements.

After Atletico’s first leg victory, Dortmund faced a perilous task at the foot of its yellow wall: the Colchoneros have no equal in defending tooth and nail a one-goal advantage in a knockout match.

But shortly after the half-hour mark, Borussia completely unlocked this second leg by scoring twice in five minutes.

After Julian Brandt’s opener, Ian Maatsen pressed on the weaknesses on the right side of Atletico’s defense. Taking advantage of Marcel Sabitzer’s incursion, the Dutchman left company Axel Witsel to open a shooting window and conclude calmly. Maatsen is loaned to Dortmund from Chelsea after bringing joy to Burnley last year.

Dortmund – PSG in the semi-final

Despite Atletico’s reaction in the second half, Borussia made the yellow wall roar again by winning 4-2 to qualify for the semi-finals.

There he will find the PSG, qualified after an equally exciting match at FC Barcelona. Trailing by two goals following the defeat of the first leg and Raphinha’s opener, the Parisians took advantage of the exclusion of Ronald Araujo to score 4 goals (1-4).

2024-04-16 21:00:00
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