LIVE: CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: RB LEIPZIG 2-1 ATLETICO MADRID

It’s all over! Leipzig are in the semifinals for the first time in their history!!!!

It’s 2 minutes beyond the added time.

Yellow card – Gimenez

We’re over the allotted 5 minutes of added time, but still we play on… free kick to Leipzig, and surely that’s it?

90+5 min: Atletico Madrid are throwing men forward now, but they’re running out of time. There’s a Leipzig man down complaining of cramp

FIVE MINUTES ADDED TIME:

GOAL! RB Leipzig 2-1 Atletico Madrid (Adams)

88 min: It’s a great flick around the corner from Sabitzer for Angelino, who finds substitute Adams in the middle. He takes a long range shot, and it takes an awful deflection to go past Oblak and into the goal!

GOAL! RB Leipzig 2-1 Atletico Madrid (Adams)

88 min: It’s a great flick around the corner from Sabitzer for Angelino, who finds substitute Adams in the middle. He takes a long range shot, and it takes an awful deflection to go past Oblak and into the goal!

GOAL!!!!!!OAL! RB Leipzig 2-1 Atletico Madrid (Adams)

Atletico Madrid have scored in each of their last 19 games in all competitions – last enjoying a longer scoring run in 2012 (24 games).82 mins

SUBSTITUTIONS

RB Leipzig 1-1 Atletico Madrid

Goalscorer Dani Olmo is off and is replaced by Patrik Schick and Christopher Nkunku comes off for Amadou Haidara.

João Félix has scored four goals in his three European quarter-final appearances, having hit a hat-trick for Benfica against Eintracht Frankfurt in last season’s UEFA Europa League first leg.That spot kick made it six goals from six penalties for him in senior football – the last three in UEFA club competition.

81mins:

Under 10 minutes to go

Remember, there are no second legs. This one’s going to extra time if the teams can’t be separated in the next 9 minutes

78MIN: Substitution: Adams (in)Laimer (out) (Leipzig).

77 min: Leipzig now have to come again, as it looks like Atletico are content to sit back again

Subs: Atletico: Morata comes on for Costa

Leipzig: Adams comes on for Laimer

PENALTY KICK!!!

PENALTY TO ATLETICO MADRID

It’s that man Joao Felix! He plays a one-two with Costa and he’s into the box, brought down around the penalty spot just before he takes a shot

63 min: Felix wins a free kick for his side

Yellow card – Lodi

61 min: Lodi knocks the ball past his man in the box and he goes down!

No contact whatsoever, and he’s given a yellow card for diving

58 mins

SUBSTITUTION

RB Leipzig 1-0 Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone twists after just 13 minutes of the second half played.

Hector Herrera is off and £113m Joao Felix joins the attack.

58 mins

SUBSTITUTION

RB Leipzig 1-0 Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone twists after just 13 minutes of the second half played.

Hector Herrera is off and £113m Joao Felix joins the attack.

Gooooal!

Olmo (Leipzig) scores!

GOAL! RB Leipzig 1-0 Atletico Madrid (Olmo)

51 min: Finally! They work it well, and Olmo finds some space in the box to guide a header straight past Oblak, who can’t get near it with his outstretched hand

2nd Half KICK-OFF

RB Leipzig 0-0 Atletico Madrid

We are back under way in Lisbon.

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45+2 mins

Half Time

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RB Leipzig 0-0 Atletico Madrid

RB free-kick though.

41 mins: RB Leipzig 0-0 Atletico Madrid

Marcos Llorente rolls his way towards the advertising hoardings after an excellent tackle by Dayot Upamecano. He’s OK despite giving the appearance his career was over.

Atletico have a corner but it’s cleared.

39 mins

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RB Leipzig 0-0 Atletico Madrid

As if by magic, the blood has disappeared from the head of Marcel Halstenberg while Stefan Savic has a big bandage wrapped around his head.

We continue.

39 mins

RB Leipzig 0-0 Atletico Madrid

As if by magic, the blood has disappeared from the head of Marcel Halstenberg while Stefan Savic has a big bandage wrapped around his head.

We continue.

Ouch! That looked like it hurt and Savić is bleeding heavily. That kind of full-blooded commitment is exactly what Simeone demands from his players.

35mins: Medical attention:

Savic and Halstenberg are down after they come together at speed, their heads knocking together. The ref stops the match so they can be checked out

Savic looks the worst out of the two, and Felipe is warming up just in case

28 min: Diego Simeone is waving his imaginary yellow card as one of his men is once again brought down unfairly. The referee has kept his cards in his pocket so far though

26 min: RB Leipzig are able to swing a cross in though, and it’s a very good one, aimed at the tall defenders who had come forward right into that corridor of uncertainty, but Atleti get it clear

MATCH SO FAR RB LEIPZIG 0-0 ATLETICO MADRID

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21 mins ;RB Leipzig 0-0 Atletico Madrid

Crucial clearance by German defender Marcel Halstenberg from Yannick Carrasco’s free-kick to the far post – Marcos Llorente was lurking behind the RB man.

Atletico are right back in this match after RB’s earlier good spell.

19 min: Another free kick for Atletico Madrid in a decent position. Their players have been getting free in the box so far thanks to zonal marking.

Carrasco teases one in, and Saul is waiting for it before Halstenberg gets it clear

19 min: Another free kick for Atletico Madrid in a decent position. 

15 min: The VAR check is taking a while, and in the meantime Leipzig are on the attack down the middle. It’s switched out to the left side, but the cross is headed away by Savic.

No penalty, by the way, after a three minute check

12 min: Lovely work from Carrasco and Lodi down the left, and the shot fizzes in towards Gulacsi’s near post, who parries it away for a corner.

Saul Niguez gets in a little tangle with the keeper and goes down in the box looking for a penalty, VAR are checking

4mins: Halstenberg (Leipzig) misses the target.

Giménez heads the corner clear and, from a second cross from the left, the ball falls to Halstenberg, who volleys a decent opportunity well over the far angle of Oblak’s goal from inside the penalty area on the right. This has been a positive start from Leipzig, looking confident and energetic.

2mins: Diego Costa (Atlético) is flagged for offside.

Atletico kicked off.

Leipzig make seven changes from last outing. Atlético bring in four from last match. German side make quarter-finals debut. Winners face Paris in semi-finals

KICK-OFF: The match is under way.

A minute’s silence will be observed before kick-off to honour all victims of the COVID-19 pandemic.

TEAMS ARRIVE ON THE PITCH

RB Leipzig are out onto the pitch first, followed by Atletico Madrid separately making their way onto the pitch to promote social distancing

COVID -19 PROTOCOLS

There are a lot of rules in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus during the Champions League knockout stages. 

Portugal is playing host to the rest of the competition, and two-legged ties are a thing of the past.

Each squad has been allocated a hotel and training area that is separate from the rest of the teams, and you need permission to leave.

There’s rigorous testing in place, and if you can’t field a squad of 13 healthy players, you automatically lose 3-0.

Each club has been allocated 210 bottles of water to use per day, and warm-ups cannot be done inside penalty areas in order to protect the pitch.

Action continues tonight in the UEFA Champions League as german side, RB Leipzig  face La Liga side, Atletico Madrid.

It is the third match of the quarterfinal series. Both teams coincidentally overcame Premiership sides, Tottenham and Liverpool.

Diego Simeone ‘s Atletico Madrid will be hoping to make another final having seen Real Madrid exit in the last round, as their rivals caused them heartache in the 2014 and 2016 finals.

RB Leipzig finished third in the Bundesliga will be hoping to continue their impressive form without Timo Werner who helped them to this stage, now that he has signed for Chelsea.

RB LEIPZIG

Starting XI: Gulacsi, Angelino, Upamecano, Sabitzer, Poulsen, Klostermann, Nkunku, Halsternberg, Olmo, Laimer, Kampl

Subs: Mvogo, Tschauner, Orban, Haigara, Forsberg, Adams, Lookman, Schick, Mukiele, Novoa, Borkowski, Wosz

ATLETICO MADRID

Starting XI: Oblak, Lodi, Gimenez, Savic, Trippier, Carrasco, Saul, Koke, Herrera, Llorente, Costa

Subs: Adan, Arias, Felipe, Hermoso, Sanchez, Thomas, Lemar, Vitolo, Toni Moya, Joao Felix, Morata, Saponjic