Liverpool, Spurs record wins in UCL quarters

English Premier League sides Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur recorded wins in their respective first-leg encounters in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals.

Liverpool beat Portuguese side FC Porto 2-nil at Anfield on Tuesday night to assume a pole position of making it to the semi-final.

Guinean Naby Keita continued his goal-scoring form from the weekend as he snatched the first goal in just the fifth minute.

Roberto Firmino got the second before the half-hour mark.

The Reds will head into the second leg on Wednesday, April 17 with Tuesday’s win.

Tottenham 1-0 Man City

The clash at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium was an all-English affair.

But it was the homesters who took the advantage as their opponents, Manchester City, failed to score from the spot during the game.

Marksman Sergio Kun Aguero failed to hit the back of the net after a Video Assistant Referee called for a hand ball in the penalty area.

Son Heung-min’s 78th strike was the separator as the two also head into the second leg at the Etihad Stadium on 17 April.


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