Champions League: In this year’s Champions League every single team is trying to get to the top and claim the throne to be Europe’s best. As we know the Round of 16 has started and Real Madrid, Liverpool, Manchester City and Juventus have already qualified to Quater Finals eliminating top dogs like PSG and Tottenham Hotspur. Now the much-awaited match of Barcelona and Chelsea is being awaited by the fans as they go head to head with 1-1.
Real Madrid thrashed PSG with an aggregate total of 5-2 while Liverpool won by an aggregate of 5-0 against Porto. Juventus vs Tottenham was quite serious as Juventus managed to get in quarterfinals of Champions League by a margin of 1 goal as the final aggregate score was 4-3 while Man City lost to FC Basel but still managed reach quarterfinals by an aggregate score of 5-2.
Champions League Match Preview:
Real Madrid vs Paris Saint German ( PSG ) –
Last Year winners Real Marid has thrashed PSG from the Round of 16 with an aggregate score of 5-2. Real Madrid won home leg by 3-1 and away leg by 1-2 progressing to the Quarterfinals of the Champions League. Before both the legs PSG was being favored by both the fans and the Expert Pundits but Real Madrid turned the table around and claimed a spot in quarterfinals by making a statement of never underestimating the Giants.
Liverpool vs Porto:
It is the first run through since 2009 the Reds have achieved the last eight, however, Klopp demanded it “ought not to be a major amazement”. Liverpool won 5-0 in Portugal to set up an agreeable return leg at Anfield. Now they will be looking forward to whoever their opponent is as the Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said that they are not bothered who they are facing in the Quarterfinals of the Champions League.
Tottenham vs Juventus:
Tottenham’s Champions League desire came smashing down as Juventus delivered two goals in three second-half minutes to choose the fate of their last-16 tie. But Goals from Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala made Juventus the winning team as they reach to the Quarterfinals stage of the league. The aggregate score of both the home and away leg was 4-3. Dybala has been a fan favorite since his goal was a decisive one in the match.
Man City vs FC Basel:
Manchester City supervisor Pep Guardiola said his side “neglected to assault” against Basel as they endured their first home annihilation since 2016 yet at the same time achieved the Champions League quarter-finals.
It was the first defeat of Man City since 2016 against FC Basel as they lost 1-2 to the home side but still managed to reach the Quarterfinals this year with an aggregate total of 5-2. They are being considered as the Favourite’s to win the league this year as they are in incredible form in Premier League as well.
Thoughts on Next Matches in Round of 16:
The most awaited and hyped upcoming match in the Champions league is definitely Barcelona vs Chelsea and Manchester United vs Sevilla. Barcelona will welcome Chelsea in their home as the last match was a draw with a 1-1 score each and this is definitely going to be a decisive one. Machester U