Liverpool confidently beat Benfica, Manchester City minimally beat Atletico


The first encounters in the Champions League quarterfinals were played yesterday. Liverpool visited Benfica in Portugal and confidently won. Jurgen Klopp’s charges sent two goals into the opponent’s net in the first half of the game, thanks to Konate and Mane.

In the second half, Lisbon’s team was able to score one ball back by Nunez, but Liverpool regained the advantage of two goals thanks to an accurate shot by Diaz. The final score is 3:1 in favour of the English club.

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The second game was played in Manchester, where the local Citizens hosted Atletico Madrid. For the Spanish club, that was a second meeting with a club from Manchester after they passed through United in the round of 16. Although the hosts played well and didn’t allow anything to their opponents in the counterattacks, the Sky Blues scored only once in the second half. The needed minimum advantage was taken thanks to the precise shot by De Bruyne.

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The return games will be played the next midweek, after the round in the national championships. Interestingly, Manchester City will host Liverpool on Sunday, which can become the game for the EPL title. To win more with huge bonuses, higher odds, and without risks – visit our best betting sites in India rankings page. A fresh review of the most reliable offers for Indian bettors will be helpful for you.


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