Kevin Cruz Quintana @The_Kcq94
What a week for the champions league so much happened so much expected and unexpected that it just creates so much hype for what is to expect the rest of the tournament, let’s break down on the ups and downs of this week’s group stage!
These are the results for Tuesday Sept. 18th
We had some expected scores and what many consider to be an upset from unexpected teams. Leonel Messi and Barcelona showed out against PSV beating 4-0 with a hat-trick, Inter Milan shook their debut after not being in the champions league for 6 years and 190 days winning 2-1 against Tottenham. Liverpool stunned the French giant beating them 3-1 and the American All Star in the making Christian Pulisic, scores the only goal in the game against the Belgian team Club Brugge KV.
Wednesday Sept. 19th
Manchester City gave the upset yesterday losing 1-2 against Olympique Lyon which puts in to question how the rest of the tournament will be for the English team. Real Madrid gave a hell of a show beating AS ROMA 3-0 with goals from Isco, Garett Bale, and with their new number 7 on the field Mariano. Also, Juventus managed to win their first game against Valencia 2-0 even though they were short 1 player and one at that, Real Madrid’s old number 7, Cristiano Ronaldo in a controversial send out that have many in an uproar.
Ronaldo red card:
Right or wrong there’s no coming back after a red card decision. A controversial call and not the start Cristiano Ronaldo wanted in his Juventus debut in the Champions League. The video explains it all, do you think the referee did the right call? Leave your thoughts in the comment section below,
Messi hat trick:
Leo Messi just never seems to disappoint when it comes to his free kick goals and they just keep coming. Plus, two more goals in the 4-0 victory he puts himself once again in the record books because in the champions league he holds now the record for most Hat-tricks than any other player in the tournaments history which is 8.
Champions league returns to San Siro:
You can’t call it the Beautiful game without beautiful music and beautiful sound, and that’s exactly why the sounds coming from the San Siro stadium were just amazing specially after not being in their tournament for so long. Take a listen to how united and how amazing one thing like the beautiful sport can sound like as the Inter Milan fans sing the Champions League anthem.
The Champions League will return October 2nd and October 3rd and games will commence at 11am mountain time, check your local listings to be able to catch your favorite teams!