Barcelona settled for a 1-1 draw with ten-man Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday night time within the first leg of the Europa League quarter-finals.
Barcelona virtually took the lead early within the sport as Torres’ 25-yard pile driver was saved by Trapp and went over the bar.
Frankfurt have been within the driving seat and will have already scored two simply earlier than halftime. Barcelona had proven little other than Torres’ early probability.
Minutes to halftime, Frankfurt have been awarded a penalty after Busquests introduced Borre down contained in the hazard zone. The centre referee pointed for the spot however Barcelona gamers have been protesting and the referee needed to go for a fast VAR test. After a short test, the penalty was overturned.
The hosts picked from the place they left and have been urgent Barcelona within the early minutes of the second half. After some build-up, Barca cleared and the ball landed dearly to Knauff who volleyed a spinning ball previous Ter-Stegen.
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It was a good contest that noticed the 2 groups head into halftime with out a purpose. Nonetheless, West Ham have been decreased to 10 males as Cresswell was proven a straight pink card for a problem on Dembele.
The Hammers wished a penalty after Antonio went down, however did not get the choice. Seconds later, the ball bobbled via into the trail of Bowen, his shot then took a deflection too and it bounced over the goalkeeper and into the online.
The Catalans have been pushing for a leveller and the stress paid via Ferran Torres. Dembele, Torres and De Jong performed one contact soccer across the Frankfurt defence, permitting the previous Manchester Metropolis man to fit house from shut vary.
Lyon bought their equalizer via Tanguy Ndombele. The previous Tottenham man had bought the equaliser. Tete’s low cross into the field is parried out by Areola, straight into the trail of Ndombele by way of a deflected off Fredericks. Easy end and Lyon have been again on phrases.
Tuta was off for his second reserving after a reckless problem on Pedri minutes after Frankfurt wasted ANOTHER promising break.
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