10-man Porto start Champions League quarterfinals


10-man Porto start Champions League quarterfinalsTen-man Porto upset Juventus to reach the Champions League quarter-finals with away goals after a 4-4 draw despite a 3-2 loss to the Italian side on Tuesday.

Sergio Oliveira’s extended free kick for Porto’s second goal proved decisive for the visitors.

Porto dominated the first half and took the lead in the 19th minute with Oliveira’s penalty leading them aside as they looked comfortable at Juventus Stadium.

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But with Juve’s first attack in the second half, Federico Chiesa, who scored his goal in the 2-1 first leg loss to Portugal, threw a strike into the top corner to give hope to his team four minutes after the re-start.

The game turned more in Juve’s favor as Mehdi Taremi was needlessly sent off for picking up a second yellow card in the 54th minute for returning the ball, with Chiesa leveling the overall score with his header in the 63rd minute.

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The hosts had a chance to win the draw but the match dragged on and the drama was far from over as Porto won a free kick which Oliveira broke through to spark wild party scenes among the players. and the coaching staff.

Adrien Rabiot’s header three minutes from time for Juve ensured a grandstand finish in a thrilling encounter, but Porto held on for a famous victory.

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