After the bitter blow against FC Bayern, Atletico Madrid was under pressure against FC Salzburg. Diego Simeone’s team was the clear favorite and also took the lead. After that, however, it became turbulent.
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Atletico Madrid recorded a spectacular 3-2 victory against FC Salzburg. The “Colchoneros” took the lead after 29 minutes via Llorente and held their ground. But the cheeky Salzburgers were not afraid of the Spanish. Shortly before and shortly after the break, the team of coach Jesse Marsch struck.
Dominik Szoboszlai (40th) and Mergim Berisha (47th) were successful for the Austrians, causing the American coach to explode on the sidelines. But Atletico remained calm and quickly equalized. Joao Felix was the scorer in the 52nd minute. Shortly before the end, Madrid even took the victory. Again it was Felix who put the ball in the Salzburg Gate (85th).
Next week FC Bayern Salzburg and Atletico Lok will meet Moscow.
Liverpool FC – Midtjylland FC 2-0
Liverpool won with some difficulty against Danish champions FC Midtjylland 2-0 (0-0) and led Group D with six points after the goals of Diogo Jota (55th) and Mohamed Salah (90th + 2 / penalty).
Diogo Jota (left) and Takumi Minamino celebrate the goal to make it 1-0. (Source: PA Images / Image Images)
Shortly before the end, a bitter equalizer could have come for Liverpool, but Midtjyllands Dreyer missed a great opportunity in the 90th minute.
Atalanta BC – Ajax Amsterdam 2-2
The other match in the Liverpool pool ended in a draw. The guests from the Netherlands led 2-0 before half-time. The goalscorers were Dusan Tadic (30th) and Lassina Traoré (38th). Tadic’s goal was scored after a penalty kick caused by DFB player Robin Gosens.
After the break Atalantas Duvan Zapata made sure that Gosens could sleep peacefully at night. The Colombian was successful in the 54th and 60th minutes.
Olympique Marseille 0-3 Manchester City
Pep Guardiola’s team triumphed with confidence in Marseille. The “Skyblues” took the lead early on via Ferran Torres (18th). Marseille defended well for a long time and managed to break through Manchester’s superiority after the break, but it was not enough for a goal.
In the last fifteen minutes, the guest made the clear victory via Ilkay Gündogan (76th) and Raheem Sterling (81st).
FC Porto – Olympiacos 2-0
Led by German referee Daniel Siebert, FC Porto scored a well-deserved home win against Olympiacos. The Portuguese could already cheer in the 11th minute when the home-grown Fabio Vieira gave his team the lead.
Redemption for the sure home victory came shortly before the end. Sergio Oliveira made the fans present cheer in the 85th minute.
All results at a glance
Lok Moscow – Bavaria 1: 2
Atl. Madrid – Salzburg 3-2
Shakhtar – Inter 0-0
Gladbach – Real Madrid 2-2
Marseille 0-3 ManCity
FC Porto 2-0 Olympiacos
Liverpool 2-0 Midtjylland
Atalanta 2-2 Ajax Amsterdam