LIVERPOOL (EFE) – Real Madrid did good at Anfield the result of the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals, with a goalless draw against Liverpool after Alfredo di Stéfano’s 3-1, which gives them access to the semifinals in which Chelsea will be measured.
Specialist in the quarterfinals, Real Madrid overcame the round for the ninth consecutive time, supported by the figure of its goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois in the moments in which Liverpool squeezed in the first act and defending firmly in the second to avoid trouble .
Two stops by Courtois at the start of the game to Mohamed Salah and James Milner, stopped Liverpool’s comeback attempt with their departure in a whirlwind. Zinedine Zidane’s team settled down and the post avoided Karim Benzema’s sentence. In the second act he resisted with a great defensive work and on the counterattack Vinicius and Benzema were able to give the victory in a match that ended without goals. Real Madrid return to the semifinals of the ‘Champions’ three years later.