A wonderful morning to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the results of the football matches played yesterday Friday, August 7, 2020
Manchester City dumped Real Madrid out of the Champions League after beating the La Liga champions 2-1 at the Etihad to secure a 4-2 aggregate victory.
Thanks to Raphael Varane whose two costly mistakes gave Pep Guardiola’s side the two goals scored by Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus. Karim Benzema scored in between, but there was no way Madrid were going to get back into the game after conceding the second goal of the night.
It was a night to forget for Zinedine Zidane’s side, particularly Varane who took the blame afterwards. City were on fire from start to finish giving Sterling the privilege to score his 100th goal for the club. They will now face Lyon in the quarterfinals on August 15 after the French side dumped Juventus out on away goal rule.
Lyon lost to Juventus 2-1 but still qualified after the match ended 2-2 aggregate following a first leg 1-0 win back in March. Memphis Depay scored first on the night from the penalty spot before Cristiano Ronaldo scored that same way.
Ronaldo added his second of the night with a powerful effort from range but it was not enough to salvage the match as they needed one more goal to qualify.
Maurizio Sarri’s side have not been great all season and that shows exactly why they got dumped out. Lyon face Manchester City in the quarterfinals.
Results in full…
Juventus 2-1 Lyon
Manchester City 2-1 Real Madrid
Matches continue today with the following fixtures…
Today decides the last set of quarter-final fixture with Napoli visiting Barcelona and Bayern Munich hosting Chelsea.
Chelsea will look to overturn a 3-0 deficit at the Allianz Arena while Napoli visit Barcelona with 1-1 played in the first leg at Naples. It’s going to be a very difficult one but it will be worth it.
Fixtures in full…
Barcelona vs Napoli 8:00 pm
FC Bayern München vs Chelsea 8:00 pm