Sharjah – Umayyad Yasser –
English team Liverpool managed to sweep Porto’s Portuguese host by five goals to one, while Atletico Madrid achieved an exciting victory over their Italian host AC Milan, with two goals each, in the second round of the Champions League group stage competitions.
Liverpool sweep Porto
Salah led his side, Liverpool, to a 5-1 victory over Porto in a match held at Dragau Stadium after scoring two goals.
Liverpool took the lead through Salah in the 18th minute, before Senegalese Sadio Mana added the Reds’ second goal in the 44th minute.
In the second half, Muhammad Salah scored Liverpool’s third goal against Porto in the 60th minute, becoming the second African player to score in the Champions League (not including the preliminary rounds) with 31 goals, surpassing Samuel Smeto Eto’o (30). Goals), and behind Ivory Coast Didier Drogba (44 goals).
In the 75th minute, Porto lowered the score, scoring the first goal through a Mehdi Thermi with a lift from Liverpool’s penalty area.
Two minutes later, Brazil’s Roberto Firmino scored Liverpool’s fourth goal in the 77th minute, before adding the Reds’ fifth goal in the 82nd minute.
Atletico Madrid’s dramatic win over AC Milan
In the same team, Atletico Madrid took a fatal victory at the expense of Milan with two goals against goal, in a game held at the San Siro stadium.
AC Milan advanced through player Rafael Leo, with a powerful shot that hit Atletico Madrid in the 20th minute of the first half.
AC Milan completed the game with 10 players after Ivory Coast Frank Cassie was sent off in the 29th minute of the game after receiving two yellow cards.
In the second half, Antoine Griezmann equalized for Atletico Madrid in the 84th minute.
In the 93rd minute Atletico Madrid received a penalty kick, so Luis Suarez scored the winning goal for Rojo Blancos.
With these results, Liverpool are at the top of the team rankings with 6 points, followed by Atletico Madrid in second place with 4 points, while Porto came in third with a single point, while AC Milan are ranked fourth with no points.