With two narrow two expected home wins live the first two first knockout round of the Champions League at the highest voltage level forward to the second legs.
Borussia Dortmund defeated on a private grass Paris Saint Germain 2-1, while Liverpool lost 1-0 to Atletico Madrid, Wanda Metropolitano, where 'The Red' before the summer break, as you know, beat Tottenham 2-0 in the CL final.
And in Tuesday's host of stars that appear stuck with a teenager's head in front of all the established stjernenavne and they did for tonight's big main character.
At the Westfalenstadion met two of Europe's most frequently scoring teams, but despite the lively traffic in both directions and a ton of good, offensive forces could neither Dortmund or Paris Saint Germain to get a hole in the abscess for more than an hour.
But Dortmund have, as you know, now over a motorized målmonster on Norwegian plates, and after 69 minutes to beat Erling Braut Haaland for his jubilæumsmål number 10 in his seventh match for his new German employers.
It was not an estimate-scoring, but in came the ball after a return of the field from a short distance, and so could the 19-year-old shooting star jubilant record his ninth goal in seven matches in the Champions League.
The gulklædte fans were allowed to cheer in six minutes. So relax Mbappé free in Dortmund-the field and served for Neymar.
The sudden stadionstilhed lasted, in turn, only two minutes before their hero once again plastered målnæsen with a proper stress. This time with a regular klassemål, a dry kick from the edge of the penalty area.
- There is not much to say. It is not definitely gone up for me yet, so it is difficult to put into words, but it was really fat, says Haaland to Viasat, according to the Norwegian news agency NTB.
- I was just thinking of that hammers. I hammered it into the goal, so it was cool, " he says about his winner.
Erling Braut Haaland opened the scoring, but he was not yet målmæt. Photo: Ina Fassbender/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix
may Wanda Metropolitano stand as a bit of a luck stadium for Jürgen Klopp and his sejrsvante Liverpool-crew, for it was here, the 1. June last year brought out their Champions League triumph.
But this time it was not Tottenham, they met. Instead, it was its rightful home team, they, and Atletico Madrid appeared as such from the start.
Lord in the house, the world's best-paid coach Diego Simeone, whipped out his red-streaked troops forward from the start, and so was the Liverpool – who otherwise would not have conceded the goal in a first half in 14 matches – indeed, behind after just four minutes.
Saul gives Atletico a drømmestart after four minutes. Photo: JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix
A corner from the Köke flaksede over the densely populated his and landed on the foot of Fabinho, if the contact was for a templates care. Saul Niguez could convert from close range.
Atletico had actually also chances to increase, but after even a lynstart in the second half they came under a heavy, heavy pressure from the guests.
Kloppe tried even to drag the Mané out during the break and send the Origi, scorer of the CL-final in the game, but it was never more opposite, the disciplined defensive, as that would again be needed at Anfield Road in three weeks.
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