Home » today » Sport » Atalanta Bergamo Shocks Liverpool 3-0 in Europa League Quarter-Final Opener, Bayer Leverkusen Extends Unbeaten Run to 42 Games

Atalanta Bergamo Shocks Liverpool 3-0 in Europa League Quarter-Final Opener, Bayer Leverkusen Extends Unbeaten Run to 42 Games

The players of Atalanta Bergamo surprisingly triumphed in the opening match of the quarter-finals of the Europa League on the field of favorite FC Liverpool 3:0 and created an excellent position before the home rematch.

Bayer Leverkusen extended their unbeaten run to 42 games with a dominant performance to beat West Ham 2-0 at home thanks to late goals.

You could watch the duel Liverpool – Atalanta Bergamo ONLINE at ŠPORT.sk >>

The home “Reds” started at Anfield Road in a changed lineup, and Salah, Szoboszlai, Robertson and Diaz only got on the field in the second half with a score of 0:1. Liverpool had the upper hand and had chances at the start, but Nunez himself missed the goal and Elliott’s shot bounced off the crossbar into the post and out of the goal.

The visitors succeeded in two similar counterattacks on the right side, at the end of which was Scamacca. In the 38th minute, Zappacosta scored for him in the center of the penalty area, and after an hour of play, de Ketelaere made a cross. Salah’s goal in the 80th minute was disallowed for offside, but Pašaličov’s three minutes later was, and Atalanta goes home with a class difference advantage.

In the Italian match, AS Roma won against AC Milan just 1:0. The guests struck in the 17th minute, when Mancini, who was weakly defended, headed in a corner. Over the weekend, the Italian stopper also decided with his head the triumph of AS in the Roman derby with Lazio 1:0. Giroud only hit the crossbar from a few meters in the 87th minute. The Milanese ended a seven-game winning streak in all competitions.

Benfica Lisbon won the home match over Olympique Marseille 2:1 thanks to goals from Silva and di Maria. Aubameyang equalized for the visitors in the 67th minute, but the French team could not equalize despite the pressure at the end.

Leverkusen dominated as a big favorite against the “Hammers”, had 65% possession, won 32:1 on shots, 11:1 on goal, but waited until the very end for goals in front of the home fans. His triumph was arranged in the 83rd minute by Hofmann, who was on the pitch for only six minutes, and in added time by another substitute player, Boniface. Coach Xabi Alonso’s team has not lost in 42 consecutive matches and is the only undefeated team in the top five European competitions this season.

2024-04-11 20:50:02
#Liverpool #powerless #Atalanta #sovereignly #conquered #Anfield #Battle #Italy #Romans #Sport.sk

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.