Focus on "red" - Arsenal in the quarter-finals!

Arsenal's big victory, we have to point out that it is well deserved!

Focus on “red” – Arsenal in the quarter-finals!

Arsenal players qualified for the quarterfinals of the Champions League, eliminating Porto after a better penalty shootout.

The result after 90 and a half minutes was 1:0 with a goal by Leonard Trossard, and then there were no goals in the entire second half, as well as the additional 30 minutes.

In the penalty shootout, the hero of the “gunners” was the goalkeeper of Raya, who saved two of the four penalties from Porto players.

Let’s remind you, earlier on the same evening, Barcelona also advanced to the quarterfinals, with a 3:1 (2:1) victory over Napoli.

The match at the “Emirates” was not what many expected, because Arsenal started cautiously, and Porto dominated possession.

It took almost half an hour for the home team to take the initiative and from that, the leading goal was born in the 41st minute.

Martin Odegaard sent a beautiful assist to the scorer Trossard, after which the Belgian precisely hit the far corner of the “dragons” goal.

It was the result at halftime, but also at the end of the match, since we saw no more goals in London.

More precisely, in the 66th minute, Odegaard shook Diogo Costa’s net, but referee Clermont Turpin previously awarded a foul in Kai Havertz’s attack on Pepe.

In a very controversial situation, Turpin decided confidently without involving VAR in the consideration, which will be widely discussed.

Porto regretted a beautiful shot by Conceição in the 70th minute, while Arsenal missed their best chance in the 83rd when Costa took down Gabriel Jesus.

In extra time, we saw a very cautious game on both sides.

But nobody in that part of the match wanted to take risks, so we went to the penalty shootout with little excitement.”

David Raya was dominant there, and defended the shots of Wendell and Galeno, while Pepe Aquino and Marko Grujić defeated him.

Martin Odegaard, Kai Havertz, Bukayo Saka, and Declan Rice were all on target for Arsenal.

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