Villarreal kept alive their hopes of reaching the semi-finals after 16 years by defeating six-time champions Bayern Munich 1-0 in the first leg of the quarter-finals of the Champions League football tournament.
Defeated on the field of the opposing team after 22 matches
Arnot Denjuma scored the only goal of the match for Spanish club Villarreal, who defeated Juventus in the pre-quarterfinals, in the eighth minute of the first half. This is Bayern’s second defeat in the last 30 matches of the Champions League. Bayern have been unbeaten in their last 22 matches at home against rivals in the Champions League, with 17 wins and five draws. The German club struggled to find momentum throughout the match and the team was lucky to have only one goal left. Bayern last lost to rivals Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League in 2017.
Real Madrid beat Chelsea 3-1
LONDON: Karim Benzema scored a second consecutive hat-trick in Champions League football as Real Madrid beat Chelsea 3-1 in the first leg of the quarter-finals. Benzema has scored 37 goals in 36 league games this season. Benzema has scored 10 of his last 11 goals for Madrid. Benzema scored against Chelsea in the 21st, 24th and 46th minutes.