Capital match. This Wednesday evening, all eyes were in the Princes Park, where PSG clashed with Liverpool on behalf of the fifth day of the UEFA Champions League. But other meetings took place in the four corners of the Old Continent. In London, Tottenham Hotspur (3rd, 4 points) welcomed Inter (2nd, 7 points) for the blow, which was almost decisive in the group B. The British absolutely prevailed to hope to stay alive, while The draw was sufficient for the Italians to qualify with Barcelona. To achieve this goal, Mauricio Pochettino, deprived of Trippira or Dembélé, chose 4-2-3-1 with Harry Kane at the prompt. Eleven, where we met the French Hugo Lloris and Musa Sissoko. For his part, Luciano Spalletti used the same system with the hellish Mauro Icardi to lead the attack. Initially, the British tired their opponents thanks to a good push and fast game and moved forward.
"Tottenham Hotspot" provides
After Harry Kane, whose center in the long post was not far from the stunt Handanovich (7th), Lucas spoke his speed before being stuck in a box. The referee thought there was no guilt (8th). Then, in the 11th, Kane slalom between several players before serving Dela Alli, who did not put his shot. Despite the opportunities, Londoners were not dangerous. At first, irritated by the aggressiveness of the Spur, Neradzurri made many mistakes before taking the initiative to instigate Icardi (a mistake provoked by Alderweire in 28th place). But Tottenham did not let go. In the 1930s, Moussa Sissoko launched the right side of the counterattack before centering for Dele Alli on the axis. The Englishman let the ball go for Lukas. But the Brazilian filed a shot to the right. A few moments later, the Winks, served as Lucas in the center, struck a powerful blow from above right. Beaten Handanovich was saved by his cross (38).
Ahead Milanese could also open an account. Entering the 43rd to replace the wounded Nainggolan, Valero, alone in the middle of the box, inherited the ball. But the Spaniard hesitated too much and was taken away by the enemy. Both teams returned to the locker room on this score (0: 0). After the break, Inter attacked. After a good collective action, started by Valero, Vecino, served in a challenge, did not match his shot (48). On the contrary, the British also set the intensity and damaged the protective transalpine with Lucas (52), Dele Alli (67) or Vertongen (70). Under pressure, Spurs found no shortage in the eyes of well-disciplined Langobards who played shots from the front with Perisis, whose powerful shot in the area made Lloris snatch a parry. Turning the match, as a few moments later Sissoko pierced the defense of Italy, before finding Eriksen, entered the game a little earlier. Dane adjusted Handanovich with a flat foot (1-0, 80th). After the new parade of Lloris against D Ambrosio (84th), the score did not move. Tottenham won with a score of 1: 0. Success, which allows the British to return to the height of "Inter". Everything will be played on the last day for both teams (7 points each). Spurs will go to Barcelona, and Inter will get PSV.
Naples does a great job
In the same group FC “Barcelona” (1st, 10 points) won exactly PSV Eindhoven (4th, 1 point). In this case, Ernesto Valverde had to compose without several injured players, including Suarez, Umtiti or Sergi Roberto. Therefore, the Spanish technician made a 4-3-3 bet with the Coutinho-Messi-Dembélé trio. Quickly, these two teams multiplied their capabilities. In the 16th year, De Jong clung to the left flank, before stumbling on the rack Stegen. On the contrary, Cutigno (19), Vidal (35) or Messi (42nd) answered. But in the 45th minute, De Jong got angry at the crossbar of Ter-Stegen. Bergwijn followed well, but the German goalkeeper saved the ball on his own line (0: 0). The second period began again at the same pace. But Barca found a way through the net thanks to the inevitable Messi, who removed several players before scoring (0-1, 61st). On a free-kick strike, Bulge Piquet led PSV to 70 (0-2). Despite the goal of De Jong (83), Barça won with a score of 2: 1. The Catalan club (13 points) consolidates its first place.
In group C, the poster between PSG and Liverpool made the first page. But Paris fans also followed another meeting of Group C, which opposed Naples, the co-leader (6 points), before the Red Star of Belgrade (4 points). Partenopa had to win to leave. But they had to deal with an amazing Serbian team, which pulled out a draw in the first match (0: 0). However, Napoli opened the scoring in the 11th minute. After filing the corner Mertens, Hamsik pulled the leather into the net (1-0, 11). It is clear that the men of Carlo Ancelotti dominated, despite the great opportunities for the Red Star with Simic, in one against Ospina. But in the 34th, Mertens doubled his right leg (2: 0). He then signed a double in the 52nd (3-0). Despite the 3-1, 57th loss of Ben-Nabukhan to Belgrade, Napoli did not hesitate and did not win. Italians lead the group C.