The both games of Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg classes; Atletico Madrid vs Manchester City, Liverpool vs Benfica, all ended in draws.
But English giants, Liverpool and City progressed to the semi-final stage on aggregates.
The game between Atletico Madrid and Manchester City ended in a goalless draw (0-1 aggregate) while Liverpool and Benfica’s clash ended 3-3 (6-4 aggregate).
City game into the game against the Spaniards on a goal advantage from their first leg clash.
The Colchoneros quest for a late goal suffered a huge setback after Felipe was sent off in the 90+1 minute.
The Pep Guardiola’s side leveraged on their first leg advantage to book a ticket to the semi-finals despite being held on a barren draw by Atletico.
Similarly, Liverpool came into the game against Benfica with two goals advantage from their first leg.
Ibrahima Konaté gave Liverpool the lead in the 21st minute.
Gonçalo Ramos equalized for Benfica ten minutes later.
Roberto Firmino’s second-half brace brought the English Premier League side to the lead.
But Benfica staged a comeback to forced the Jürgen Klopp’s men to a draw after Yaremchuk and Nunez snatched late goals.