Ronaldo Hattrick sinks the German boat. The Foxen dream ends as Atleti still looks out of touch. And as The Old lady gives some defending lessons to Barcelona, The Monaco band marches on with all guns blazing.
Another memorable Champions League night for Ronaldo as Real Thumps BayernThe Champions League top scorer was at it again against the German Giants, pulling up a great show. The result makes for another disappointing champion league outing for the German champions. A classic 120 min long match saw the referee wrongly sending Arturo Vidal off. Though Bayern tried to stage a comeback earlier in the game, the response from Real was apt enough to see off the game. With an aggregate scoreline of 6-3 Real have made it to the next round.
The Dream ends for the Foxes(Leicester City FC) as the second leg results in a drawJamie Vardy scored a second half goal to breathe some life in the Leicester Fans but all the targeted shots on goal couldn't be translated into goals. A well-deserved Draw marks the end of an era of football. Leicester bowed out of the tournament with an aggregate scoreline of 1-2. Though Shaky, Atletico made it to yet another Champions league Semi-Final. Their hunt for the trophy continues as their arch-rival i.e. Real Madrid have also made it to the last 4.
Juventus give Barcelona a lesson in defendingThe Italian champions were like untiring stallions basking in the glory of 3 first leg goals. After all the efforts and gameplay Barcelona could manage just one shot on target. The Old Lady(Juventus) set back firmly and see through the Barcelona attack with breathtaking defending. Messi looked frustrated as he missed a few really easy chances to score. But that couldn't save Barcelona from the blushes. With the home performance against PSG in the previous round in mind, People were skeptical about Barcelona's ouster and were hoping to see the same gullibility on Juventus's part. But the experienced old lady showed exactly the opposite and made it to the last 4.
With all guns Blazing Monaco looks all set to make HistoryMbappe, Falcao scored early in the game to provide a healthy 2 goal cushion to the current French league leaders. The visitors tried to comeback in the game as Marco Reus scored in the 48th minute. But with an astute defending Monaco kept a tight grip on the game and later killed the tie with the 3rd goal. With 3 goals in each of their last 5 champions league games, Monaco have already made history. With roaring strikers and a load of goals this season, Monaco looks all set to upset big players.