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Real Madrid Knocked out Liverpool from Champions League

Spanish Giants Real Madrid held Liverpool to a goalless draw in their second leg Uefa Champions League Quater final match.

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Madrid went into the game without their leader, Sergio Ramos who tested positive after latest round of tests conducted by the club prior to their departure to merseyside.

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The game ended in a goalless draw but the Record UCL winners will proceed to the semifinals with a 3-1 first leg win at home in the Spanish capital last week.

Their progress means they will now face another English Club in the name of Chelsea for a place in the Champions League Final.

Real Madrid are on their way to the 2020/21 Champions League semi finals thanks to a 0-0 draw with Liverpool in their quarter final second leg on Wednesday night at Anfield.

Los Blancos withstood any and all pressure from the Reds thanks to some top goalkeeping from Thibaut Courtois and strong defending from centre-backs Nacho and Eder Militao to book their place in the tournament’s final four with a 3-1 victory on aggregate.

With his side suffering from a slew of injuries and absences, Zinedine Zidane had to do some reshuffling in defence, so Fede Valverde was picked over Alvaro Odriozola to start at right-back, joining Militao, Nacho and Ferland Mendy on the back-line. Meanwhile, up top in attack Marcos Asensio was back in the mix alongside of Vinicius and Karim Benzema.

Liverpool came storming out of the gates, winning every 50-50 ball and Mohamed Salah almost provided a massive lift in the early minutes, but was denied by Courtois from inside the area. Later on, the big Belgian had to recure his side with another big save, this time swatting away a curling effort from James Milner.

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