And after winning back in London with a single goal, Leipzig dominated the return match between his fans and clinched a great deal in the first half with the duo of his Austrian captain Marcel Sabitser in the 10th and 21st minutes, before his Swedish international substitute Emil Forsberg added the third goal 20 seconds after entering and from the first touch (in 87th minute.
It is only the second participation of the Leipzig, which was established in 2009, in the continental competition after the first season before last year, when he left the group stage by coming third in the seventh group.
Tottenham went into the match in the absence of many key elements due to the injury, most notably its international captain Harry Kane, South Korean international winger Sun Hyung Min, Dutch newcomer Stephen Bergfein and French Musa Sissoko.
Mass attendance despite the emerging corona virus
The match was held in the presence of 42176 spectators, despite calls by German Health Minister Jens Spahen to cancel “all events involving more than 1,000 people, until further notice,” due to fears of a new Corona virus that prompted the German Confederation to hold the Bundesliga matches behind closed doors .
Atalanta continues his quadruple Ilyichich
At Mestalla Stadium, Atalanta continued his historical adventure by reaching the quarter-finals in his first participation, after he continued his distinguished offensive performance by defeating his host Valencia by four goals against three, against empty stands due to fears of the spread of Corona virus.
The Bergamo representative entered the Mestalla stadium, and he is in an ideal position to continue the dream, after his big win back home 4-1.
The coach Jean-Piero Gasperini’s team owes a victory again to the Slovenian Josip Ilyichic, who scored the four goals after he was also the owner of one of the goals in the go, while the French Kevin Gamero scored two of the goals of Valencia and the third was for Ferran Torres, without this being enough for the runners-up of the 2000 champion. And 2001 in order to continue his career.
After the match, Atalanta players lifted a shirt reading “Bergamo, this is for you. Never give up!” Facing the Corona virus, which has killed hundreds of Italians so far.