Borussia Dortmund – club Atlético de Madrid 4:0 (1:0)
Borussia Dortmund has won in the Champions League, the third victory in the third game. At 4:0 (1:0) over Atlético Madrid, the football team showed a strong performance. Thanks to goals from Axel Witsel (38. Minute), Raphaël Guerreiro (73./89.) and Jadon Sancho (84.) before 66.099 spectators in the Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund are now the table leaders in group A. After the previous Successes with FC Bruges (1:0) and against AS Monaco (3:0) to reach the next round.
The old-hands of Atlético controlled the start-up phase, and made the young, but for sure the BVB defence a lot of work. The Europa League winners, Madrid with the world stars Antoine Griezmann and Diego Costa travelled with the best defence in the Spanish Primera División. Dortmund had no longer had problems to bring the Champions League finalists of 2014 and 2016, in distress. With his first shot of the Belgian Witsel failed in the 21st century. Minute, the second was deflected by Saúl Ñíguez in the gate by Jan Oblak. The guide was also a merit of the strong BVB Defensive, which allowed in the first half, only a little. The dreaded Atlético-counter. Just a shot of the world champion Griezmann to the external network (31.) came close to the Madrid goal.
at the beginning of the second half, increased Madrid’s pressure and pace, had the possession advantage at the ball and forced the hosts into their own half. Out of nowhere a Chance for 2:0, but Reus is in his 50 bot the Westphalia. European Cup-use and Achraf Hakimi stood by each other in the way of (66.). Better it made Hakimi, as he played the Ball into the penalty area and just substitute Guerreiro completed. The guests had met less fortunate, as well as Ángel Correa the post (78.) and substitute Sancho and again Guerreiro just before the end to the end of sentences.
Galatasaray – Schalke 04 0:0 (0:0)
FC Schalke 04 in a goalless draw at Galatasaray the Chance to the eighth finals of the Champions League in Istanbul is respected. The table sixteenth of the Bundesliga with a 0:0 won the Turkish master. In front of around 50,000 spectators in the almost sold-out Turk Telekom Arena the team of coach Domenico Tedesco failed due to their poor chance of recovery. A superior performance replacement Keeper Alexander Nübel, the debut for his Champions League-bot secured the point with his parades.
With loud Whistles accompanied every action of the Schalke from the start of the game. The first shot of the Turks from Garry Rodrigues defence was Nübel with a fist on the Post (9.) and was also later very safe. Shortly before the half-time break, the 22-Year-old kept his team with a top defense against the former Bundesliga professional, Eren Derdiyok (45.) in front of a residue.
In the twelfth season of duty game of the Schalke combined boldly to the front and took advantage of the spaces sent. Yevgeny Konopljanka lifted the Ball over Fernando Muslera and was then taken by the Gala Keeper (13.). Of the pair hoped for a Penalty kick. A Header from Sané line just past the gate (17.), Muslera deflected a Konopljanka-shot in high Distress over the crossbar (45.+1). The halftime lead for Schalke would have been more than deserved. Shortly after half-Breel Embolo gave a double chance (47.). With a further opportunity (63.) he could have the match single-handedly decide. And Schalke continued to press, substitute Steven Skrzybski had another Chance, the winner would be (88.).