Arsenal 1-1 Atl. Madrid
10 men Atletico Madrid showed great discipline as they come from behind to grab a crucial 1-1 draw against Arsenal at the Emirates.
9’Referee Clement Turpin showed Sime Vrsaljko a red card for a second bookable offence. Clement Turpin marches off the field with a protest as Atletico are reduced to 10 men.
61’Alexandre Lacazette opened the scoring for the Gunners with a powerful header from close range into the right side of the goal. 1:0
82′ Antoine Griezmann took advantage of a defensive error by Arsenal, Griezmann showed great composure as he slots the ball into the back of the with a second attempt. 1:1
Great result for Dieo Simeone who was sent to the stands by referee Clement Turpin as they move into the second leg next week at the Wanda Metropolitano.
Marseille 2-0 Salzburg
Marseille beat salzburg 2 nil at the Stade Vélodrome in the first leg of the semi finals.
15’Great delivery into the box from Dimitri Payet to find Thauvin who finishes with a header into the back of the net from close range. 1:0
63′ Dimitri Payet once again turned provider with a cheeky pass to find Clinton N’Jie who finishes with a first touch from close range. 2:0.
Great win for Marseille as they move into the second leg next week at the Red Bull Arena having kept a clean sheet.