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Llorente-Morata scores as Atletico moved to the UCL quarter-final

Llorente-Morata scores as Atletico moved to the UCL quarter

Oblak was just the wall earlier today against Liverpool. Based on his amazing performance, Atletico led the game to the extra time. However, Liverpool went two goals ahead and started to see the dream of moving to the next round. But, Llorente made two amazing finishes. Later, Morata led the team ahead. Llorente-Morata scores as Atletico moved to the UCL quarter-final! Yes, by defeating the last UCL champion, the team of Simeone moved to the last eight of the Champions League.

In the return leg of the round of the last sixteen, the team Atletico Madrid won by a 3 – 2 goals. In the first leg, the Spanish team won by a 1 – 0 goal. So, with the 4 – 2 goals aggregation, the Spanish club has moved to the next round of the Champions League. And the last Champions League winner has taken their leave from the round of the last sixteen of the UCL. 

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At the home venue Anfield, after the 43 matches, it is the very first defeat of the Reds. At the Anfield, Atletico Madrid could go ahead in the first minute of the game. But the shot of Diego Costa was missed only for a little. Liverpool returned to the game gradually. In the 14th minute, the Reds got the first good chance. The Atletico skipper Oblak stopped the shot of Oxlade-Chamberlain. In the 34th minute, Sadio Mane’s shot was returned from Oblak wall.

In the 43rd minute, he could not save but the head of Wijnaldum led the local team ahead. In the 54th minute, Oblak stopped another shot of Chamberlain. In the 60th minute, Adrian saved Liverpool. He stopped the shot of Joao Felix. Correa took the shot when the ball returned but missed.

In the 94th minute, Firmino increased the goal difference once again. However, the picture did not end by then. Three minutes later, Atletico reduced the goal difference. The Reds skipper went to clear the ball but missed. Felix found Llorente. And the substitute player made the perfect finish. However, the quest team was behind back then but they got the most important away goal. The match went to extra time. In the additional minutes of the first half, Morata passed the ball and Llorente scored the 2nd goal. At the end of the game, through a counter-attack, Morata found the net and confirmed their position in the next round.

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