In the first-half clash of Group D of the Champions League, Porto did their part at home and secured the lead of the key with a round in advance by defeating Schalke 04 by 3 to 1 at the Estádio do Dragão , this Wednesday. Both teams are already qualified in the round of 16.
The triumph as principal led Porto to 13 points, with a five-point lead for Schalke. Galatasaray, with four, and Lokomotiv Moscow, with three, complete the key. The games of the final round, on December 11, will be: Galatasaray x Porto and Schalke x Lokomotiv Moscow.
The duel involved several Brazilian players, and Felipe, Eder Militão and Alex Telles were holders in Porto, who also took advantage of Octavio in the duel against Naldo’s team. And it was one of them who opened the scoring of the duel, Militão, to the seven minutes of the final step.
Jesus Corona even increased to ten to Porto, which was leaked by Nabil Bentaleb, at 44, on a penalty kick. But Moussa Marega, in the sequence, praised the triumph of the Portuguese team.
BORUSSIA ADVANTAGE – Also on Wednesday, Borussia Dortmund secured their early stages in the Champions League by failing to leave the 0-0 with Brugge at home. But it was enough to leave the team with ten points, in second place in Group A and five more than the Belgian team, the third placed in the key. Atletico Madrid, with 12, is the leader and is also in the eighth, while Monaco occupy the lantern, with only one.
The last round of Group A will be played on the 11th with the matches Brugge x Atletico Madrid and Monaco x Borussia Dortmund.
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