Atletico, Tottenham get back to winning ways in respective Champions League matches

Rex Christensen
November 7, 2018

"You don't want to go into the last game needing to beat Napoli or Napoli needing a draw or anything like that".

After Juan Bernat had given the visitors the lead in Naples, Lorenzo Insigne equalised from the penalty spot though replays later showed that Jose Callejon was offside in the build-up. Facing a hostile crowd and with a raft of second string players handed starts, Red Star scored two quick first half goals through Milan Pavkov's brace to stun the Anfield giants and held on for a famous victory. Lorenzo Insigne stepped up and smashed his shot into the bottom left-hand corner past veteran keeper Gigi Buffon. The Italian's pushed for a victor but were denied at the very end.

Buffon was finally beaten, but only from the spot, by Insigne's 62nd-minute penalty.

45- Goal! Juan Bernat slides it into the net, although Mbappé made that on the breakaway! .

Tottenham remain in the hunt, however, after Kane's late brace secured a 2-1 win over PSV Eindhoven. Edinson Cavani is on the bench against his former side, Julian Draxler gets the nod in central midfield.

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Ernesto Valverde's team had to wait until the 83rd minute to break the deadlock through summer signing, Malcom.

Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid gained revenge for a 4-0 defeat away to Borussia Dortmund last month as Diego Simeone's side defeated the Germans 2-0 in Spain, Saul Niguez and Antoine Griezmann scoring the goals.

Big spending PSG are in danger of missing out on making the knockout stages of the Champions League, with the French title holders now third in the highly competitive Group C.

The Reds face a trip to PSG in two weeks time before ending their group campaign at home to Napoli.

Action resumed across centers in Europe as the UEFA Champions League took center-stage on matchday 4. "We tied, and now it's time to think about the finals".

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