He lost for the second time in a row in the European Championships
Lisbon-Benfica defeated faded Barcelona 3-0 in the UEFA Champions League today, ending a 60-year winning streak, and the Catalan club lost for the second time in a row in the European Championship.
Barcelona lost 0-3 against Bayern on the first day in the Champions League. The Catalans fell again at Lisbon’s Daluz Stadium. This is the shameful result of Bayern’s 8-2 defeat in the quarterfinals in 2020.
Benfica defeated Spain’s giants with a double-play by forward Darwin Nunez. He scored the first goal 3 minutes later. Rafa Silva scored another goal for the Portuguese club.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored in just 5 minutes after the injury. Manchester United won 2-1. The record-breaking appearance by the Portuguese star was his 178th in the match.
Bayern was able to thrive in Germany, even though Barcelona finished at the bottom of Group E. Bayern showed his scoring skills by beating Dynamo Kyiv 5-1.
Juventus was able to play convincingly against the champion but sustained serious injuries. Chelsea was defeated 1-0 by the Bianconeri. Federico Bernardeschi scored one goal.
Bayern Roller; Barcelona Colista
For the first time in nearly two decades, without Lionel Messi, Barcelona has hardly won a game in the past five games. This streak of losing starts with the Nou Camp loss to Bayern.
Ronald Koeman’s team could be on the cusp of reaching the knockout stage, for the first time since 2001. Barcelona was eliminated in the quarter-finals last season for the first-time since 2006-07.
Benfica has never defeated Barcelona in a European Cup final. This was the first encounter between the two clubs.
This time, he won the double crown of Uruguayan Nunez, who used all the facilities in the area to score after avoiding defender Eric García, who received his second The situation worsened at the age of 87 when he left with a yellow card.
Koeman said, “I don’t think I am the culprit. But I do say that you must ask the players more because in the first goals we can’t allow our opponents to in so easily.” At this stage of the game, you must score at most two goals. This is what makes the difference between the teams.
Silva scored the second goal with 69 points, also at the foot of the goal, and Núñez scored a 79-point penalty after a hand by Sergiño Dest.
Bayern was shocked twice by Robert Lewandowski’s brace. They dominated Group E within two rounds.