The Quarter Finals of the Champions League began with the London derby. In the second game of the day, Liverpool played with FC Porto.
Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium hosted its First Champions League game as the home side clashed with Champions Manchester City. Mauricio Pochetino’s side Won the game in an excellent curler by Huang Son Min. The shot was the only one in the match that turned into a goal.
Manchester City played their usual football, however, Fernandinhio’s Challenge on Spurs Star Striker was an act of rough play and was criticized, Earlier, Sergio Aguero had the easiest chance to score a goal as Manchester City was awarded a penalty. He was denied in his low effort by Hugo Lloris.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">What a night for Spurs 👏👏👏<br><br>✅ First <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/UCL?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#UCL</a> win at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium <br>✅ Unbeaten in 7 <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/UCL?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#UCL</a> games <a href="https://t.co/TgeK7maYzc">pic.twitter.com/TgeK7maYzc</a></p>&mdash; UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) <a href="https://twitter.com/ChampionsLeague/status/1115729287301206018?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 9, 2019</a></blockquote><script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
Playing in their home stadium, Liverpool attack in the first half spoke of their strength and the statement they want to make. It was Naby Keita who scored his second goal for the club with creative passes leading to an opening for Keita. He took a shot at the top right corner and the ball had beaten Hugo Lloris.
Salah missed an opportunity to score when the Portuguese defense was lost thereafter he had run past them. The ball went inches away from the low right corner of the net.
The second goal also came in the First Half. It was the local youngster Arnold whose pass was like a hot knife through butter. He served a tempting meal for Firmino therefore, needless to say, Firmino pulled a light touch.
Liverpool were 2-0 in the half time whereas the second half remained goalless.
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