This Wednesday, March 16, the keys to the round of 16 of the UEFA champions league, the most important club tournament in the world. In total, eight teams got their ticket to the quarterfinals and keep intact the dream of conquering the ‘Orejona’. Next, find out which clubs are still in the running in Europe.
It is worth mentioning that there is a representative from Germany, three from England, three from Spain, one from Portugal and one from Italy.
The ‘Bavarians’ were less in the tie against RB Salzburg from Austria, given that they drew 1-1 in the first leg and in the second leg, played in Germany, they thrashed by a categorical 7-1. The figure was none other than Robert Lewandowski.
The ‘Reds’ proved to be superior practically throughout the series, except at Anfield Road, where they did not show their best version and were erratic in the definition. Likewise, they advanced to the phase with a global score of 2-1.
A dance was the one that Pep Guardiola’s pupils gave to Sporting Lisbon in the round of 16. They took the classification with an aggregate of 5-0 achieved in Portugal. In England, surprisingly, they equalized goalless.
Without a doubt, the most exciting key to the round of 16 in the 2021-22 Champions League. In Paris, France, the victory went to PSG 1-0. However, in the rematch the Spaniards reacted thanks to a giant Karim Benzema and ended up celebrating 3-1 at the Santiago Bernabéu.
The ‘Colchoneros’ surprised all of Europe by eliminating Cristiano Ronaldo’s Manchester United at the mythical Old Trafford. Joao Félix scored in the first leg and Renán Lodi in the second leg.
The ‘Eagles’ showed hierarchy against an Ajax of many talented youngsters who seemed to have the upper hand. In Portugal they tied 2-2 and in the Netherlands the victory was for the visiting side thanks to a solitary goal from Darwin Núñez.
The ‘Blues’ were victorious in both games against Lille. The first was 2-0 and the second 2-1, accessing the quarterfinals with a global result of 4-1. Those from London are still on the warpath defending their title.
180 even minutes, where both teams gave their all and the one that was most effective in front of goal ended up winning. At La Cerámica they had tied 1-1, but in Turin the ‘Yellow Submarine’ struck 2-0.
When will the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals be played?
The quarterfinal round will be played on April 5 and 6 (first legs), and on April 12 and 13 (second legs). In addition, the draw for the keys will take place this Friday, March 18, and you can follow it exclusively on the El Comercio website.