Good evening and welcome to this live blog on NU.nl.

My name is Patrick Moeke and I will keep you informed of the developments in the quarter finals of the Champions League.

Lots of fun! 



  • Results:

  • Real Madrid-Liverpool

    3-1

  • Manchester City-Dortmund

    2-1

Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

Past!

Thanks to a late goal from Phil Foden, Manchester City narrowly beat Borussia Dortmund: 2-1.

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Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

Borussia Dortmund's top scorers in the Champions League:



  • Marco Reus - 18 (+1) 📸

  • Robert Lewandowski - 17

  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - 15

  • Erling Haaland - 12

  • Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    Past!

    Real Madrid provides itself with an excellent starting position for the return of the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

    The Spanish team beats Liverpool 3-1.

    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    90 'GOAL Manchester City!

    2-1



    City recovers just in time!

    Gündogan takes the ball cleverly on the edge of the end line and passes well to Foden.

    The English midfielder already missed a number of good opportunities, but does hit them from very close range.

    So 'The Citizens' seem to be winning anyway.

    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    84 'GOAL Borussia Dortmund!

    1-1



    Dortmund has got the equalizer!

    Haaland passes the ball perfectly into the course of Reus, who hits the far corner through Ederson's hands.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    Liverpool has today taken as many hits as in all eight previous Champions League matches combined.

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    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    77 'Another good opportunity for City.

    Foden again meets goalkeeper Hitz, who has an excellent match.

    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    76 'De Bruyne almost with the 2-0.

    A long shot by the Belgian, who already opened the score in the first half, goes just wide.

    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    Ronald de Boer sees it well.

    Indeed, not much is happening in Manchester.

    The home team still leads 1-0.

    By the way a seed party ... soporific pppfffff #MCIBVB

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    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    Most goals by African players in the Champions League:



  • Didier Drogba - 14

  • Sadio Mane - 12

  • Samuel Eto'o - 10

  • Mohamed Salah - 10 (+1) 📸

  • Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    71 'Good save from Alisson Becker.

    The Brazilian dives to the ground and grabs the ball cleverly after a hard attempt by Benzema.

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    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    65 'What an opportunity for Foden.

    From close range, the midfielder has to score the 2-0 from a free shooting opportunity, but he comes across the legs of Hitz, who is exactly in the right place.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    65 'GOAL Real Madrid!

    3-1



    Modric puts Vinícius in position, who lashes out in one go and scores the 3-1 via the hands of Allison.

    Liverpool can start again.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    61 'Good shot from Toni Kroos.

    A distance attempt by the German goes about a meter.

    The home team has not been that close to a goal after the break.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    55 'Liverpool has come out of the dressing room as reborn.

    The visitors take the initiative after 2-1 and look for the equalizer.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    52 'GOAL Liverpool!

    2-1



    Liverpool has an important away goal!

    With a bit of luck, the ball ends up at the feet of Salah, who hits the bottom of the crossbar from close range via Courtois.

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    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    48 'Finally a moment for Haaland!

    The Norwegian top scorer rushes to Ederson's goal and is unable to get rid of the ball by Rúben Dias.

    However, Haaland does not come out with his steps, waits a little too long to shoot and runs into the legs of the City keeper.

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    46 'There is again playing football in Manchester and Madrid.

    Will we also see goals after the break?

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    For the first time in his career, Marco Asensio scores in four games in a row.

    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    Peace!

     After 45 minutes, Manchester City has a 1-0 lead against Borussia Dortmund thanks to a goal from Kevin De Bruyne.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    Peace!

    Thanks to goals from Vinicius and Asensio, Real Madrid leads 2-0 against Liverpool halfway.

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    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    43 'Liverpool escapes the 3-0.

    Kabak simply hands in to Asensio, who shoots past face to face with Alisson.

    'The Reds' didn't do anything at all in the first 45 minutes of this quarter-final.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    Liverpool have not yet made a single goal attempt in this first half.

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    36 'GOAL Real Madrid!

    2-0



    You could wait for it and now the 2-0 is actually a fact.

    Alexander-Arnold wants to head the ball away, but unintentionally delivers a perfect assist to Asensio.

    The Spaniard circumvents Alisson and doubles the margin.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    32 'Almost the second for Vinícius!

    A shot from the Brazilian just misses.

    Liverpool has not been shaken up after that opening goal.

    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    31 'Not a penalty after all City!



    Rodri grabs his face, but the referee sees after the intervention of the VAR that the Spanish midfielder is playing.

    He withdraws his decision and does not give City a penalty.

    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    29 'Penalty kick Manchester City! 



    Emre Can unhappily kicks Rodri in the knee.

    The referee points resolutely to the spot.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    Most Champions League goals from Belgian players:



  • Dries Mertens - 16

  • Romelu Lukaku - 13

  • Eden Hazard - 9

  • Kevin De Bruyne - 9 (+1) 📸

  • Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    28 'GOAL Real Madrid!

    1-0



    With a phenomenal pass, Kroos reached Vinícius who took the ball just as nicely and controlled the 1-0 behind Alisson.

    Liverpool is not yet involved in Madrid.

    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    20 'GOAL Manchester City!

    1-0



    The first opportunity is an immediate hit for the home team!

    Kevin De Bruyne is the end station of a nice attack from the counter punch.

    City has got a head start.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    Wijnaldum has a hard time with his team in Madrid in the opening phase.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    13 'The first fifteen minutes is for Real Madrid, which has the best chance so far via Vinícius.

    A header from the attacker just misses the post.

    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    6 'Good opportunity for seventeen-year-old Bellingham!

    The great English talent cuts himself into shooting position, but comes close to Ederson's fists.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    5 'The first small danger comes from Real Madrid.

    A corner from Kroos does not yield anything.

    Champions League a few seconds ago

    1 'The quarter finals of the Champions League are on their way!

    The ball rolls at Real Madrid-Liverpool and Manchester City-Borussia Dortmund.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    Most Champions League appearances for Real Madrid:



    • Iker Casillas - 150 

    • Raúl - 130

    • Sergio Ramos - 128

    • Karim Benzema - 108 (+1) 📸

    • Roberto Carlos - 107

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    Tonight's bill is a replay of the 2017/2018 Champions League final.

    Three years ago, Real Madrid won 3-1 against 'The Reds' in Kiev.

    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    City can rely on good statistics against German teams.

    The English club lost on September 17, 2014 against Bayern Munich (1-0) to the last of a German club and has remained unbeaten for eleven matches since then.

    Manchester City-Dortmund a few seconds ago

    At Manchester City-Borussia Dortmund, Nathan Aké is on the bench with the home team.

    The defender struggled with a hamstring injury for months and did not make any playing minutes this calendar year.



    Manchester City:

    Ederson;

    Walker, Stones, Dias, Cancelo;

    Rodri, De Bruyne, Gundogan;

    Mahrez, Bernardo, Foden.



    Borussia Dortmund: 

    Hitz;

    Morey, Hummels, Akanji, Guerreiro;

    Can, Dahoud, Bellingham;

    Giant, Knauff, Haaland.


    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    Real Madrid misses defenders Raphaël Varane, Dani Carvajal and Sergio Ramos.

    Varane has the coronavirus and Carvajal and Ramos are missing due to physical problems.

    The Belgian forward Eden Hazard is also not fit.



    Real Madrid: 

    Courtois;

    Vázquez, Militao, Nacho, Mendy;

    Duckweed, Casemiro, Modric;

    Asensio, Benzema, Vinicius.

    Real Madrid-Liverpool a few seconds ago

    Captain Wijnaldum in base at Liverpool against Real


    Liverpool starts the first match against Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League with Georginio Wijnaldum in the base team.

    The 30-year-old midfielder wears the captain's armband, just like in the last game in the eighth finals with RB Leipzig.

    Fabinho and Naby Keïta are the other midfielders on the Liverpool side.



    Liverpool: 

    Alisson;

    Alexander-Arnold, Phillips, Kabak, Robertson;

    Keita, Fabinho, Wijnaldum;

    Salah, Jota, Mane.

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