English FC Liverpool defeated Leipzig of Germany in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16.
The score of the meeting was 2: 0. Goals were scored by Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane. Salah scored in the 53rd minute of the meeting, Mane – in the 58th minute.
The match was supposed to take place in Germany, but was moved to Budapest. The corresponding decision was made by the Union of European Football Associations due to the ban on entry to Germany from countries that have identified numerous cases of infection with new strains of COVID-19.
The return leg of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League is scheduled for March 10, it will take place at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool.
At the same time, the French FC PZhS defeated the Catalan Barcelona in the first match of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League. The score of the meeting was 4: 1. On the eve of AiF.ru he spoke about the main intrigues and confrontations of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League.