UEFA Champions League Wednesday, with two other decisive matches. These were the players who stood out the most.
The week began with everything in the framework of the second leg matches corresponding to the round of 16 of this season of the UEFA Champions League. On the one hand, Atletico Madrid became strong in British lands and defeated manchester united by 1-0, classifying towards the next instance. In parallel, Benficasurprised and beat 1-0 Ajax in Amsterdam, doing the same.
But the story did not end there, as there were still tickets available for the quarterfinals of the aforementioned continental competition. And those two tickets were resolved this Wednesday, when juventus received to Villarreal after equalizing 1-1 in Spain and Little bit appeared on French territory against chelsea after losing 2-0 in London.
On the one hand, and after starting losing in France, Chelsea reacted in time to stay with the qualification for the next instance of the Champions League. Those of Thomas Tuchel recovered after a goal of Burak Yilmaz to prevail 2-1 with the annotations achieved by Christian Pulisic and Cesar Azpilicueta.
In parallel, and after an even and balanced procedure, the Yellow Submarine hit the table in the city of Turin. With goals obtained in the final stretch of the game by Gerard Moreno, Pau Torres and Arnaut Danjuma, Unai Emery’s team reaped a truly historic victory by nothing more and nothing less than 3-0 over Juventus.
The three most outstanding players of the day in the Champions League
This Wednesday, in a momentous match for the UEFA Champions League, the central midfielder showed why he was in the conversation related to the best players on the planet. He exhibited great efficiency in containment and also in distribution. In fact, he assisted Christian Pulisic for Chelsea’s 1-1 draw against Lille.
The talented American winger had already been instrumental in the first leg against Lille, scoring in a 2-0 win for Chelsea. And, this Wednesday, for the second round of the round of 16, he was again. In a delicate moment of the commitment and when his team lost 1-0, the North American matched history with a good resolution.
Villarreal reaped one of the most important victories in its entire history. In Turin, and, after drawing 1-1 at home against Juventus, they won nothing more and nothing less than 3-0 to qualify for the quarterfinals. Pau Torres was a pillar in defense supporting the attempts of the locals and on top of that he stamped the second conquest of the Yellow Submarine.