Not even the defeat of Porto at Anfield clarified the future in the Champions League of the Atlético de Madrid, unable to play anything before him Milan, defeated 0-1 and without nuances by an opponent who believed more in victory, who proposed more to achieve it and who achieved it in the 87th minute, with the accurate header of Messias Júnior.
In the 71st minute, when Stefan Savic emerged from the ground to repel Bakayoko’s shot, Atlético already felt the fear with total clarity. When the attacker beat Jan Oblak with a comfortable, frank, incontestable header, he already verified that the Champions League, whatever the rival, demands much more than what the rojiblanco team offered this Wednesday at Wanda.
In group D, Inter (Italy), who with Lautaro Martínez as the starter and the entry of Joaquín Correa beat Shakhtar (Ukraine) 2-0; and Real Madrid, who won as a visitor over Sheriff (Moldova) by 3 to 0, kept the tickets to the next instance. Those from Moldova were third and will join the Europa League, and the Ukrainian team was eliminated.
In group C, Ajax (Netherlands), with Nicolás Tagliafico and Lisandro Martínez, secured first place by defeating Besiktas (Turkey) as a visitor by 2 to 1. Ajax’s two goals were from Ivorian Sebastien Heller after assists from the Argentines (Tagliafico the first and Martínez the rest). Rachid Ghezzal scored a penalty for the Turks.
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