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Liverpool edge Atletico in Champions League thriller
Oct 20, 2021
Liverpool have maintained their 100 percent record in the Champions League group stage.
They defeated Atletico Madrid 3-2 in an incident-packed match in Spain this morning.
Antoine Griezmann scored twice for the home side to wipe out a two-goal Liverpool lead…before the striker was sent off early in the second half.
Mo Salah then secured the win for the Reds, with a 78th minute penalty.
Elsewhere, Lionel Messi scored twice as PSG came from behind to beat RB Leipzig 3-2.
The Argentine secured the win with a Panenka-style penalty in the 74th minute.
In other Champions League group stage results,
Man City hammered Brugge 5-1.
Ajax thrashed Borussia Dortmund 4-0.
Real Madrid defeated Shakhtar Donetsk 5-0.
While Porto edged past AC Milan 1-0.
Officials say the UK and Ireland’s plan to bid for the 2030 World Cup will not be affected by the recent crowd trouble at Euro 2020.
It comes after England were given a one-match stadium ban for the unrest at the Euro final at Wembley back in July.
Image: Stadium Astro
National diver Leong Mun Yee will not be competing in the delayed Vietnam SEA Games.
The 37-year-old says she’s sticking with her plan to retire at the end of the year…as there is too much preparation needed for the Games, which will be held in May 2022.
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