The UEFA Champions League has returned in a high fashion and has completely thrilled the football world with its beauty.
After a memorable group stage qualification combat that lured Barcelona to the Europa League and soared other clubs to the round of 16, some of the qualified clubs have gone head to head this week.
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Having the Champions League away goal loopholes terminated, the round of 16 leg 1 featured iconic clubs and talents who battled for their peaks and earned a boost for the round of 16 leg 2.
The underdogs, Salzburg astonished the world by holding on to the giant of Europe, Bayern Munich with a dominative performance that resulted in a 1-1 first leg combat. A stunning strike from 20-year-old, Adamu spanked Bayern Munich panic that was consoled by Coleman goal in the 90th minute. The two clubs will await the second leg for a decisive victory.
The English Premier League Champions, Manchester City brutally wrecked Sporting dream to excel to the next round after goals from Mahrez, Bernado Silver, Sterling and Foden thrashed them in a 5-0 victory.
Roberto Firmino and Mohammed Salah late goals against Inter Milan helped staked them as the favourite to excel in the next round between the two giant clubs.
Paris Saint-German also snatched a win from Real Madrid who suffered 1-0 lost from the French nightmare Kylian Mbappe.
Here are the round of 16 leg 1 results so far;
Bayern Munich 1-1 Salzburg
Liverpool 2-0 Inter Milan
PSG 1-0 Real Madrid
Manchester City 5-0 Sporting
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Pulling out all the stops! 🧤
— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) February 17, 2022