Drama for Atalanta Bergamo: football can be incredibly cruel,

For Atalanta Bergamo was the Drama of Lisbon as a stab in the heart. "A destroyed dream! A tiny step before the victory must surrender Atalanta," wrote the "

Drama for Atalanta Bergamo: football can be incredibly cruel,

For Atalanta Bergamo was the Drama of Lisbon as a stab in the heart. "A destroyed dream! A tiny step before the victory must surrender Atalanta," wrote the "Gazzetta dello Sport" after the 1:2 to the Italians in the highly exciting Champions League quarter-final against Paris St. Germain, but: "Atalanta has been proven at the highest level of play."

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The "fall from the football Olympus", which was not reached yet, it will hurt tremendously. The "Corriere dello Sport" compared the game in its history with the late goals even with the trauma of tables 1:2 Bayern Munich against Manchester United in the Champions League final in 1999. "Football can be incredibly cruel," commented to "Tuttosport".

coach Gian Piero Gasperini kept in all the frustration, the version. "Too bad, we were so close to victory," he said. "We really believed in it. There is a few things, a few moments, a couple of situations, things that decide who comes and who were not. But I can thank my players.“

Brazil soccer Star Neymar was after the "dramatic turnaround" meanwhile, totally thrilled. "The closet was a game for the trophy," said the 28-year-old professional to the 2:1-victory of Paris at the start of the final tournament of the Champions League against Bergamo. In a nearly empty Estádio da Luz, the French had won the match after a 0:1 deficit in the final minute.

"This is among the three biggest Games of my career, we shot. I like that kind of decisive games. The Only thing missing were the Fans, a full stadium, because the emotion would be even greater,“ said Neymar. "It was a great night." Marquinhos (90.) and the former undesliga player Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting (90.+3) had turned for the Team of coach Thomas Tuchel the game. In neymar's native Brazil in front of all the preparatory work of the Superstars in both goals as the game was made out to be crucial.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 05:20

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