Win for Leipzig ,Atalanta in champions league

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European football continue to upset some of the fans as teams battle for places in the last eight of the competition this year.

On Wednesday night, the first leg of action in the round of 16 of the European showpiece saw Germany side RB Leipzig travel to England to face Tottenham Hotspurs at the Tottenham Hotspurs stadium. Leipzig shocked the English side despite playing away as they managed to register a vital 1-0. An away win to keep their hopes alives for progressing to the last 8 of the competition.

T.Werner scored the only goal of the match from the penalty spot in the 58th minute after spurs defender Davies fouled Laimer in the box on a night the Ivory Coast international Sergio Aurier was trusted by coach Jose Mourinho to be in the starting team.

In another match at the San Siro in Italy, Atalanta football club humiliated Spanish side Valencia 4-1 to give the visitors a huge mountain to climb in the second leg at their own back yard.

Hans Hateboer scored a brace, while the other goals for the Italian side came from Josip Illicic and Remo Fleuler on a night central African republic Geoffrey Kondogbia featured for Valencia. Cheryshev scored the important away goal for Valencia as the two sides prepare to face each other in the return leg.


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