Champions League Group E results, Liverpool Failed to Keep 3 Goal Excellence

Champions League Group E results, Liverpool Failed to Keep 3 Goal Excellence

Liverpool failed to maintain a three-goal advantage when they travel to Sevilla headquarters, Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium, in Group E Champions League match on Tuesday (11/21/2017) or Wednesday morning GMT The Reds have to settle for a 3-3 draw.

Liverpool had a three-goal lead through Roberto Firmino (2 ‘, 30’) and Sadio Mane (22 ‘). However, Sevilla who did not want to be embarrassed in front of his supporters responded via Wissam Ben Yedder (51 ‘, 60’-penalty), and Guido Pizarro (90 ‘).

Liverpool immediately kicked off since the first minute. The result, in the second minute Roberto Firmino can break into Sevila goalkeeper guarded Sergio Rico.

Utilizing corner football Philippe Coutinho, slow ball headed by Giorginio Wijnaldum and directed to Firmino standing freely at the far post.

The Brazilian was without difficulty menceploskan ball into the Sevilla goalkeeper. The Reds also winning 1-0.

Sevilla had several times threatened the visitors’ goal. However, too cool attack, Sevilla shocked by a counterattack Liverpool.

With a scheme similar to the first goal, Sadio Mane doubled the lead for the visitors in the 22nd minute.

Beginning in a corner Coutinho, Firmino gave assists to the far post to Mane who welcomed with a header.

Liverpool increase the advantage in the 30th minute, again printed by Firmino.

Liverpool counter attack is really troublesome Sevilla. In fact, the movement of Mane from the left wing could not dammed the defense of the host.

Mane kick was successfully driven by Rico, but the reflected ball well done by Firmino. 3-0 score for Liverpool lasted until the first half ended.

In the second half, the host increased the intensity of the attack. As a result they managed to reduce the lag with a header Wissam Ben Yedder 51 minutes.

Receiving feedback Ever Banega free kick, Ben Yedder successfully ripped Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius guarded.

In the 60th minute Sevilla was awarded a penalty after Alberto Moreno brought down Ben Yedder in the forbidden box.

Ben Yedder himself advanced to execute the penalty and successfully outwit Karius, the score was changed to 3-2.

After that goal, the host incessantly pressed the Liverpool defense. The Reds were forced to play defense until the fight is almost over.

In injury time, Sevilla successfully stole one additional goal through a kick Guido Pizarro. The victory in front of the eyes for Liverpool was vanished because of these goals.

Firmino et al have to wait until the sixth matchday to make sure to qualify for the last 16.

Liverpool for a while still lead with a collection of 9 points, followed by Sevilla (8 points). They were followed by Spartak Moskva (6) and Maribor (2).

None of the Group E qualified for the last 16. To qualify, Liverpool need a draw against Spartak in the final match at Anfield. (Taufan Bara)

Champions League Group E results, Tuesday (21/11/2017):

Spartak Moskva 1-1 Maribor (Ze Luis 82 ‘; Jasmin Mesanovic 90’)

Sevilla 3-3 Liverpool (Wissam Ben Yedder 51 ‘, [pen] 60’; Guido Pizarro 90 + 3 ‘/ Roberto Firmino 2’, 30 ‘; Sadio Mane 22’)

Sevilla (4-2-3-1): 1-Sergio Rico; 18-Sergio Escudero, 5-Clement Lenglet, 14-Guido Pizarro, 25-Gabriel Mercado; 12-Johannes Geis, 15-Steven N’Zonzi (22-Franco Vazquez 46 ‘); 17-Pablo Sarabia, 10-Ever Banega, 24-Nolito (20-Luis Muriel 73 ‘); 9-Wissam Ben Yedder (11-Joaquin Correa 81 ‘).

Coach: Eduardo Berizzo

Liverpool (4-3-3): 1-Loris Karius; 12-Joe Gomez, 6-Dejan Lovren, 17-Ragnar Klavan, 18-Alberto Moreno (7-James Milner 63 ‘); 14-Jordan Henderson, 5-Giorginio Wijnaldum, 10-Philippe Coutinho (23-Emre Can 63 ‘); 11-Mohamed Salah (21-Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 87 ‘), 9-Roberto Firmino, 19-Sadio Mane.

Coach: Juergen Klopp

Referee: Felix Brych

Atletico Failed to Win, Griezmann Fretted about Team Sharpness

Atletico Failed to Win, Griezmann Fretted about Team Sharpness

Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann was anxious as his side failed to win against Qarabag in their Champions League Group C match on Thursday (10/19/2017).

Atletico Madrid failed to conquer the team’s lowest ranked Group C.

In fact, Qarabag played with 10 men in the last 20 minutes after their attacker, Dino Ndlovu, got a second yellow card due to diving.

Griezmann says that Qarabag is a very tough opponent.

“They are strong and we have trouble scoring goals,” Griezmann said after the game.

The Frenchman did not deny that the Los Rojiblancos front row, like himself and Fernando Torres, should work more effectively in front of an opponent’s goal.

“We attackers should be better and find solutions to score more goals,” Griezmann said.

Griezmann’s wits were groundless. Of the three games, they have scored one goal.

Diego Simeone’s troops were scattered in third place Group C under Chelsea and AS Roma.

They must win in three games remaining if they want to qualify for the round of 16 large.

“We will try to win all the remaining games and after that we will see how it will be,” he said.

PREDICTION Manchester City vs. Napoli: The Citizens Arrival of Dangerous Guests

PREDICTION Manchester City vs. Napoli: The Citizens Arrival of Dangerous Guests

Manchester City will host Napoli in the continuation of the Champions League group phase at Etihad Stadium on Wednesday (18/10). Can The Citizens achieve victory in this match?

Unbeaten in all competitions this season, Manchester City look superior in the Champions League preliminaries. The Citizens won their first two matches in the group phase, 4-0 over Feyenoord and 2-0 over Shakhtar Donetsk which made them comfortable at the top of the standings with a three-point lead.

Pep Guardiola troops managed to achieve a great victory with a score of 7-2 over Stoke City at the weekend. The win extended their unbeaten run this season to 11 matches, with 10 wins and one draw.

Manchester City were able to look sharp lately and produce a total of 32 goals in their last eight games in all competitions. A big improvement was seen on the defensive side which was their weakest point last season, and The Citizens managed to book six clean sheets for eight games.

But Partenopei is also in good shape since the start of the season. The defeat of Shakhtar is the only minor result they experienced from 12 games in all competitions and they won in 11 other matches. Napoli entered this match after a 1-0 away win against Roma last weekend, which took them to the top of the Serie A standings.

Key players Manchester City vs. Napoli

Kevin De Bruyne

Although Manchester City have attacking players like Gabriel Jesus, Sergio Aguero and Leroy Sane, but Kevin De Bruyne is the most important player for Pep Guardiola throughout the season. Armed with his vision and sharpness, De Bruyne continues to be a differentiator in The Citizens team.

In the Premier League competition this season, De Bruyne is the main creator of Manchester City attack. The Belgian has recorded five assists and one goal, while in the Champions League he has scored one goal and one assist in two games.

Dries Mertens

If Manchester City want their goal to stay safe in this match, then they should at least make sure that Dries Mertens does not have wide space throughout the game. So far this season Mertens has scored seven goals in the Serie A competition, and it shows how sharp he is at the moment.

With Napoli defenders who are of high average, Mertens can create space for himself by utilizing the high speed he has, and making a difference in this game.

Prediction of the composition of players Manchester City vs. Napoli

Manchester City XI: Ederson; Delph, Otamendi, Stones, Walker; Silva, Fernandinho, Bruyne; Sane, Jesus, Sterling.

Napoli XI: Reina; Hysaj, Albiol, Koulibaly, Ghoulam; Allan, Jorginho, Hamsik; Callejon, Mertens, Insigne.

Prediction Score Manchester City vs Napoli

Manchester City are in excellent form throughout this season, but Napoli is not a team that is easily conquered. With the concoction of strategy from Pep Guardiola, Manchester City have a great chance to achieve a positive result, with a record of their defenses are able to show consistent performance.

Prediction score: Manchester City 2-1 Napoli