Cheryshev scored a goal in the match of 1/8 final of the Champions League against Atalanta

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the Spanish football team Valencia suffered a devastating defeat in the first match of 1/8 final of the Champions League against the Italian Atalanta. The meeting was held at the stadium “San Siro” in Italy, reports RIA Novosti.

the Match ended with the score 4:1. The only goal for the Valencia scored the Russian Denis Cheryshev. The footballer came on the pitch in the 64th minute of the match, and on the 66th minute scored a goal scored.

“both teams had many chances. We gave them some good opportunities, and Atalanta were able to take advantage of them,” commented Cheryshev his team’s defeat.

For the Russian footballer, this goal became the second in his career in the Champions League. Earlier Cheryshev scored a goal for Valencia in the match against French “Lille” 23 October 2019.

“When the day will come the return match, we will fight like lions. We need to believe in yourself,” added Cheryshev.

the Return match between Valencia and Atalanta is scheduled for March 10. The match will take place in Spain.

In a parallel match of the day UEFA Champions League Tottenham lost to “Leipzig”. The only goal in the 58th minute with a penalty scored by striker Timo Werner.

Earlier was presented the ball for the final of the Champions League this season. Its design is dedicated to Istanbul, where 30 of may will be the decisive match of the tournament.

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