Real, Tottenham move closer to Champions League 1/4 final

Wednesday, 13. February 2019 22:55

Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur moved closer to reaching the quarter-final of the UEFA Champions League after defeating Ajax and Borussia Dortmund, respectively, in the first legs of their last 16 matches.

Real took the lead with a goal from Karim Benzema in the 60th minute of the match, Hakim Ziyech equalized 15 minutes later, but the Spanish giants secured the victory after Marco Asensio scored in the 87th minute. Meanwhile, Tottenham easily beat Dortmund 3-0 with goals from Son Heung-min, Jan Vertonghen and Fernando Llorente.

The second matches which will determine which teams will progress to the quarters will take place in Madrid and Dortmund on March 5.

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