Knocked out


LISBON, August 14

RB Leipzig surprised Atletico Madrid, with a 2-1 victory of their Champions League quarterfinal yesterday to achieve the competitors’s last-four for the primary time of their membership’s brief historical past.

With two minutes of regular time remaining, United States midfielder Tyler Adams snatched victory with a deflected shot from exterior the field to arrange a semifinal conflict with Paris St Germain.

The German facet had taken the lead within the 51st minute with a header from Spanish ahead Dani Olmo however a disjointed Atletico had been shaken into life when file signing Joao Felix got here off the bench, incomes and scoring a penalty to degree within the 71st.

Atletico, runners-up in 2014 and 2016, regarded extra prone to rating the following purpose however it was the membership based solely eleven years in the past who had been left celebrating in entrance of the empty seats. Now the workforce, constructed up from the decrease leagues and owned by power drinks firm Red Bull, will come up in opposition to Neymar and firm with an opportunity at a spot within the August 23 last. — Reuters

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