Following the heated Champions League quarter-final second leg between Atletico Madrid and Manchester City, riots broke out in the stadium’s catacombs, as videos to occupy. According to brand even the police had to intervene.
The game ended 0-0, which is why City qualified for the semi-finals after winning 1-0 in the first leg. There, the team of coach Pep Guardiola meets Real Madrid.
Just before the final whistle, Atletico defender Felipe kicked his opponent Phil Foden, leading to a pack formation. German referee Daniel Siebert showed a total of seven yellow cards in the added time of twelve minutes. Felipe had to go down with yellow-red. Savic saw yellow for pulling Jack Grealish’s hair. Atletico coach Simeone has also been warned.
After the final whistle, the players in the player tunnel clashed again. According to English media, Savic followed Grealish and approached him in the catacombs. The dispute between Savic, Mario Hermoso and coach Andrea Berta escalated to such an extent that UEFA asked the police to intervene. Four officers in protective gear reportedly rushed out.
Meanwhile, Atletico’s Sime Vrsaljko attacked Kyle Walker and even threw an object at him, which ended up hitting his City colleague Aymeric Laporte. Moreover, Vrsaljko made a gesture like spitting in their direction. “It’s always ugly when games like this end in scuffles,” Laporte said. Movistar. “We already know how they are and they do the same thing every time. Little does a lot. But I think it was mostly negative for them because they had the best phase of their whole match.”
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“I’m proud of who we are and how we fight,” said Simeone, congratulating City: “They played a great game.” Captain Koke meanwhile slammed Manchester City for their timed play.
The coach dismissed accusations that Simeone clapped sarcastically towards the City players’ bench in injury time because of time lost by City players. ” Me ? Please,” Simeone said. “I applauded the fans because I really appreciated their support. How can I not applaud people like that?”
Asked about City’s playing time, Simeone said: “I have nothing to say about it. There is a referee who makes sure the rules are followed.” Speaking to Guardiola, Simeone announced: “Often those with a large lexicon are very smart and praise with contempt. But those of us with a smaller vocabulary are not so stupid.”
Guardiola, who the Daily Mail said was greeted by a hail of bottles as he entered the dressing room, explained: “I’m not talking about the referees or the opponents. Everyone saw what happened. past. It’s always difficult with them. the stadium. A big compliment to my players. They gave their all. We have to live with situations like that.”
Champions League: the quarter-finals at a glance
|Date||to start up||residence||a way||First leg result||Return match result|
|April 12, 2022||21 hours||real Madrid||Chelsea F.C.||3:1||2:3 August|
|April 12, 2022||21 hours||FC Bayern Munich||Villarreal FC||0:1||1:1|
|April 13, 2022||21 hours||Atlético Madrid||Manchester City||0:1||0:0|
|April 13, 2022||21 hours||liverpool||Benfica Lisbon||3:1||3:3|