Juventus is in the Champions League first knockout round before the end. In Madrid, Atlético lost 2-0 to them in a spectacular final phase.
There were plenty of voices in the rise to a late game between Atlético Madrid and Juventus. With the Italian series champion, "Vecchia Signora" in the championship with 13 points ahead of Napoli is heading for the eighth championship title in a row, the highest class having the highest priority of the year. Especially for this one, for this season with superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, there is outstanding help. The Henkelpot mission for Juve could now come to an end in the second round.
A similar goal that Turin does in Madrid: Atlético wants to participate in Wanda Metropolitano on June 1 in "Final en casa". secure the first premiere class in club history. Consequently, the two teams started the game with a playoff: cautious, waiting and aggressive. With the exception of a standard situation per page, the law kept aggressive during the first half.
It was only after the break that the home team increased the pressure and went ahead with more speed and earned the benefit for the return leg in Turin. In the end, Atlético center-back duo Jose Gimenez (78) and Diego Godin (83) advanced to the standard situation to the highly acclaimed audience. However, Turin must take the late defeat on his own nose. Massimiliano Allegria's team completely stopped their offensive effort after the break and moved to handle the draw.
Cristiano Ronaldo's first return to his old job for professional reasons was also unbeaten. The five-hour world football player, who had previously managed to score 22 goals in 31 games against Atlético, must eat hard bread like his co-worker Paulo Dybala and Mario Mandzukic.
Schalke lost the lead at the last minute
Schalke 04 missed out on Manchester City to get rid of his England injury in 2001. Gelsenkirchen took in the second round despite the personal surplus – after a yellow red card against Nicolas Otamendi in the 68th minute – a 2-1 lead over time. Schalke's return Leroy Sané (85) and Raheem Sterling (90) returned at the last minute of the match to the favorites, second leg in the second leg But his center-back duo Otamendi and Fernandinho have to do without. Nevertheless, a turnaround in Manchester can no longer be expected. In the first half, the video win (VAR) caused a movement that found its application in all three hits.
Atlético Madrid – Juventus 2: 0 (0: 0)
60,000 spectators. – SR Zwayer (GER). – Goal: 78th Gimenez 1: 0. 83. Godin 2: 0.
Atlético Madrid: Oblak; Juanfran, Gimenez, Godin, Filipe Luis; Koke (67 Correa), Thomas (61st Lemar), Rodri, Saul Niguez; Griman, Diego Costa (58th Morata).
Juventus: Szczesny; The Sciglio, Bonucci, Chiellini, Alex Sandro; Betancur, Pjanic (72. Kan), Matuidi (85th Cancelo); Dybala (80 Bernardeschi); Mandzukic, Ronaldo.
Comments: Atlético without Hernandez (injured), Juventus without Khedira (ill) and Cuadrado (injured). 53. Lattenschuss Griezmann. Warnings: 8. Diego Costa (Exporting behavior / suspended in the other leg). 45th Thomas (foul / second leg blocked). 55. Alex Sandro (Foul / suspended in the other leg). 89. Griezmann (foul).
Schalke 04 – Manchester City 2: 3 (2: 1)
54 & 417417 spectators. – SR del Cerro (ESP). – Goal: 18. Agüero 0: 1. 38. Bentaleb (hand penalty) 1: 1. 45. Bentaleb (wrong penalty) 2: 1. 85. Leroy Sané (free kick) 2: 2. 90. Sterling 2: 3  Schalke: Ferryman; Caligiuri, Bruma, Salif Sané, Nastasic, Oczipka; Serdar, Bentaleb, McKennie (77. Skrzybski); Uth (88th Harit), Mendyl (65th Burgstaller).
Manchester City: Ederson; Walker, Fernandinho, Otamendi, Laporte; De Bruyne (87th Sintschenko), Gundogan, David Silva (69th Company); Sterling, Aguero (78th Leroy Sané), Bernardo Silva.
Notes: Schalke u.a. without Mascarell (locked), Embolo and Schöpf (injured). Manchester City and others without Mendy, Gabriel Jesus and Stones (all injured). 68. Yellow red card against Otamendi (Foul). Warnings: 37. Otamendi (Hands in the other leg). 41. Uth (foul). 44. Fernandinho (Foul / in the other leg blocked). 73. Salif Sané (Foul). 95. Ederson (unsportsmanlike). 95. Burgstaller (unsportsmanlike).