UCL report: Five takeaways from Sevilla-Dortmund, Porto-Juventus matches

UCL report: Five takeaways from Sevilla-Dortmund, Porto-Juventus matches
February 17
23:49 2021

A total of eight goals were scored in two UEFA Champions League games on Wednesday night.

Sevilla lost 2-3 at home to Borussia Dortmund. It was a thrilling game. In Portugal, FC Porto narrowly defeated Juventus 2-1.

Below are 5 takeaways from the two games:

Off day for Ronaldo


Juventus couldn’t win against FC Porto because Cristiano Ronaldo failed to find his scoring boots at the Estadio do Dragao. The evergreen striker will be hoping to find his form in the return leg in Italy.

It was World Haaland Day

Erling Braut Haaland was the show stopper for Borussia Dortmund with a brace at Sevilla. He also provided the assist for Mahmoud Dahoud.


Super Eagles left-back held his own

Super Eagles defender Zaidu Sanusi enhanced his fast-growing status as one of the best left-backs in Europe with a display against Juventus. He was fearless.

Juventus’ defensive woes continue

Ahead of the game tonight, Juventus’ Manager Andrea Pirlo was faced with several defensive worries. It was compounded as Giorgio Chiellini limped off.


All to play for in the second leg

There was a twist to the games with goals scored late, thereby making the second leg very open. Anyone can qualify.


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