Mertens and Napoli lose in Madrid, Bayern supremely against Arsenal

Dries Mertens and Napoli have not been able to stunt in their heenwedstrijd of the Champions League. The Italians went after a very enjoyable contest with a 3-1 collapse at title holder Real Madrid. In the other match was Bayern Munich firewood of Arsenal.

Dries Mertens © REUTERS

Man in form Dries Mertens, all good for sixteen matches in the Italian Serie A, began as expected in the basiself at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu and made the match full. Defending champions Real took a blistering start in this quarter-final, and after less than 20 seconds to bounce back Benzema on the hands of Reina. The Neapolitans had to get, but struck in the eighth minute, hard back. Hamsik sent Badge deep and devoured Navas with a clever shot from about 35 metres: the surprising 0-1 stood on the board, the Real goalie was absolutely not plainly.

Long could Mertens and team mates not of their lead enjoy, ten minutes later it was already 1-1. Benzema headed home a perfect cross from Carvajal untenable against the nets. The same Piece was just right for quiet yet close to the 2-1, but his attempt ended up against the pole.

Shortly after the peace instituted the Royal order. In minute 49 tightness Duckweed the 2-1 over Reina, five minutes later, Casemiro a dropping ball great on the shoe (3-1). On the other side took aim Mertens have an excellent chance narrowly over the goal, a moment later, he encountered Navas and a few minutes later he got yellow. It remained 3-1, Napoli is not yet completely exhausted.


In the other match of Wednesday between superpowers Bayern Munich and Arsenal opened the German Rekordmeister the score after eleven minutes. It was the Dutchman Arjen Robben that goalkeeper Ospina to graze took it with a delicious bang in the top corner. The Gunners came on the half-hour alongside through Alexis Sanchez, who is a penalty on Neuer trod but the revival with a lot of effort in goal extended. Immediately after the break went to the home team on the accelerator. Prijsschutter Lewandowski managed to quickly 2-1 (53.), three minutes later, Thiago Alcantara for the 3-1 and another seven minutes later it was the same Thiago well for his second of the night (4-1). Two minutes for affluiten also affected substitute Müller tap (5-1). He made the second leg completely unnecessary.

It is already the third time in five years that Bayern Munich and Arsenal meet each other in the eyes in the eighth finals of the Champions League, the people of london were never as victorious from the bbus. In the Tuesday matches played gave Paris Saint-Germain FC Barcelona, a pandoering of vengeance – it was a whopping 4-0 in the Parc des Princes and beat Benfica Borussia Dortmund with the smallest difference (1-0). The other heenmatchen in the last sixteen at 21 (Leverkusen-Atletico and Manchester City-Monaco) and 22 (Porto-Juventus and Sevilla-Leicester City) February, played. The terugwedstrijden for 7, 8, 14 and 15 march.

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