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The Bavarians won easily on Saturday against Chelsea and qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League. They will face FC Barcelona next week who swept Naples, 3 goals to 1.
Bayern-Barcelona! The Champions League quarter-final poster is already promising, but the Germans will arrive in Lisbon as favorites, with a Robert Lewandowski in a state of grace, still author of a double, Saturday August 8 against Chelsea (4-1 ) in the return leg of the 8th.
Five months after their victory (3-0) in London on the first leg in March, the Bavarians have lined up their 12th consecutive victory since the post-coronavirus recovery in mid-May. Lewandowski opened the scoring from the penalty spot, then scored the fourth goal to consolidate his first place in the scorers classification of the C1 with … 13 goals in eight matches! He also gave two assists to Ivan Perisic and Corentin Tolisso for the other two goals for Bayern.
Home scorer Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring in the 9th minute from the penalty spot, then Perisic and Tolisso worsened the score and Lewandowski, again, closed the scoring by scoring his 13th goal of the season in C1. The Blues finally saved the honor by Abraham.
Barça ships Napoli
Stuck in a nagging crisis, Barça of the providential Lionel Messi for his part swept Naples, Saturday, in the eighth return of the Champions League (3-1) to qualify for a “Final 8” unpublished in Portugal, with the hope to save his season.
The Barça phoenix is reborn from its ashes: faced with a less seasoned and dominated Naples, the Blaugranas, who are coming out of a catastrophic season, have found color at the best time to save their 2019-2020 exercise, in the wake of a Lionel Messi scorer and still brilliant.
After a season without any title, a Spanish crown conceded to rival Real Madrid, repeated sporting setbacks, cascading injuries and serial scandals, the light has therefore returned at the ideal time in the Barcelona house.