Liverpool vs Inter – Champions League

After having dominated Liverpool in the first leg in Milan, despite the Reds’ victory (2-0), Inter once again made the English team tremble this Tuesday, with Italian victory 1-0in the round of 16 second leg of the Champions Leaguewith a goal from Argentine Lautaro Martínez in the 62nd minute.

When Inter dreamed of a comeback and a second goal that would force extra time, their dreams received a jug of cold water with the expulsion of Chilean Alexis Sánchez in the 63rd minuteafter receiving the second yellow card, for a tackle on the Brazilian Fabinho.

The match presented novelties in both teams, with Thiago Alcántara regaining ownership after his physical problems, and the Chilean Alexis Sánchez replacing Edin Dzekoto accompany Inter’s attack on Argentine Lautaro Martínez.

We had to wait until minute 30 for the first big chance of the match, a header from Liverpool center-back Joel Matip that crashed off the crossbar.

Inter responded with a direct free kick from Hakan Calhanoglu. saved by the brazilian goalkeeper alison becker over the goal line.

Although a lack of the right side of Liverpool Trent Alexander-Arnold was about to overtake his team.

After going through the locker room, the game broke down. Mohamed Salah was able to score after a poor clearance by Bosnian goalkeeper Samir Handanovic, but the Egyptian’s shot hit the post (minute 50).

Lautaro, interista danger

Inter counterattacked and Lautaro Martínez had a good chance from inside the areawho went down the side of the goal (minute 60).

A few seconds later, the Argentine, this time yes, placed the ball in the right corner, without Alisson being able to do anything to prevent the goal (0-1, minute 62).

The good news for the Italian team was short-lived: the Chilean Alexis Sánchez, who saw a yellow card for a tackle on Thiago Alcántara’s knee shortly before the break (minute 45+4), received the second and the consequent expulsionfor a new entry at the wrong time on Fabinho (63).

Liverpool went on the attack to take advantage of the numerical superiority and look for a tie, with another chance for Salah to hit the post in the 75th minute.

The Colombian Luis Díaz, who came on from the bench (83), had a very good chance to equalizeweighed down by the clearance of Chilean Arturo Vidal.

Bury failed to score the second goal to force extra time, and despite the victory the 0-2 result of the first leg at the Giuseppe Meazza stadium, served Jurgen Klopp’s team to advance to the quarterfinals.