The Champions League action continues todays in the round of 16 as two matches are to be played tonight with the English side being represented by finalist who lost last season Tottenham Hotspur welcoming giants from Bundesliga Leipzig.
The fourth placed giant in Seria A Atlanta will be fcaing La Liga team Valencia who are now in seventh position as Razen Leipzig who are seating in second position welcomes the participants in last year finals Spurs.
In a press statement before the match Jose Mourinho, the coach of Spurs said that he will miss his crucial players Harry Kane and Son Heung-min who have injuries following causalities from last games.
The South Korea international who has had surgery on a broken arm and could miss the rest of the season has scored 14 goals and 8 assists this season in the champions league. On the side of Kane, he has a hamstring injury that he got against Southampton in December 2019
This will be the first game between Tottenham and RB Leipzig and Tottenham will be facing for a second time a team from Bundesliga after last season beating Borrusia Dortmund in the round of 16.
It is a history as RB Leipzig are for the first time reaching the knock out stage in the league and are unbeaten in away games in the competition having three wins and one draw.
On the end Atalanta wins will be meeting for the second time with Valencia after the first encounter which was friendly ended in Atlanta winning 2-1 in 2017.
Atletico Matrid vs Liverpool, Borrusia Dortmund vs PSG
An early goal at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano stadium was enough to cement Madrid’s narrow win against the defending champion and top contestant at the EPL Liverpool, a win that broke the unbeaten run of the English giants.
Saul Niguez scored for Diego Simeone’s team in the 4′ due to defense misunderstanding at the Liverpool team giving them an early aggregate as they wait for second leg match at the Anfield.
On the other stadium ,Signal Iduna Park, teenager Erling Braut Haaland scored a brace for Borrusia Dortmund in the 69′ and 78′ to seal their win as Neymar scored for PSG in the 75′, a goal that will be of much considerations in the second leg.