Real Madrid overthrows Inter and meets Salzburg in the semi-finals
Published by Soamas
August 20, 2020 10:25 am
Sergio Arribas led with two assists and a penalty to score the white goal in a great restart. Marvin Park, Miguel Gutierrez and Ivan Morante put the goals to qualify the team of Raul Gonzalez.
Real Madrid, boosted by an excellent performance from Sergio Arribas, beat Inter Milan 3-0 on Wednesday. In the quarter-finals of the Youth Champions League and will meet Salzburg in the semi-finals next Saturday.
After a hard and equal first half, Arribas led with two assists and a penalty to get Madrid’s victory in a great restart. Where Marvin Park, Miguel Gutierrez and Ivan Morante scored the goals to send Raul Gonzalez’s team to the semi-finals.
After the test of strength offered in the quarter-final against Juventus, they triumphed 3-1 despite playing with ten from the 12th minute. Madrid presented their candidacy to win the tournament, which they have never won in their history, with a new stable and mature performance.
On Wednesday, Raul’s side faced Armando Madonna’s Inter, who beat Rennes 1-0 in the last 16. Also ended a difficult group phase as leaders against bottom-placed Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund and Slavia Prague.
Madrid took control of the ball and tried to play with quality from the defence. However, the match mark by the Italian team’s aggressiveness. With up to four cards, three for Inter and one for Madrid, in the first 20 minutes.
The 0-0 score resisted the break, with goalkeeper Luis Lopez avoiding the interest advantage. A great stop after a dangerous deflection by Sergio Santos and Arribas that grazed the Madrid. The advantage with a finished shot outside after great assistance by Latasa.
Raul’s boys increased the pressure in the restart. But the goal still didn’t come. Arribas and Marvin forgave with two headed goals and not even a penalty were enough to break the tie. Victor Chust took charge of converting it in 58, but the goal Pozzer managed to oppose.
But in the same action, midfielder Franco Vezzoni sends off for a double yellow. That did complicate the work of Madonna’s team.
Six minutes later, a spectacular action started by Miguel Gutiérrez ended with a cross by Arribas. That Marvin finished off to give the Madrid team a well-deserved advantage.
Madrid grew, and with fifteen minutes left, Arribas was again decisive. He faced the goal in a one-on-one and was clearly knocked down by Kinkoue, which was the second penalty of the day. This time it was Gutiérrez who converted the penalty and did not spare Pozzer.
The excellent match of Arribas culminated in 83 when he hung up another perfect cross. So that Morante, with a comfortable header, sent Madrid to the semi-finals.