Real Madrid, Napoli Reach Champions League Quarter-Finals
By Mukhtar Tijjani
Both holders Real Madrid and Napoli secured their places in the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Liverpool and Eintracht Frankfurt respectively.
Madrid defeated Liverpool 1-0 in Wednesday’s second leg to go through 6-2 on aggregate while Napoli won 3-0 on the night secure a 5-0 aggregate triumph in the last 16.
Karim Benzema scored the only goal of the game in Spain as the record 14-time European champions eased into the last eight following a 5-2 victory at Anfield in February.
For Napoli, Victor Osimhen struck either side of half-time and Piotr Zielinski added another from the penalty spot for Serie A’s runaway leaders.