By Anye Nde Nsoh
Sports Writer kick442.com-Cameroon
Two Cameroonians made waves Tuesday March 8, 2022, during the last round of 16 for the UEFA Champions league 2021/2022, helping their side to the quarter finals.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting’s Bayern Munich frustrated all hopes of Jérôme Junior Onguéné’s Red Bull Salzburg to the quarter finals, beating the Austrian Champions 7#1.
In the absence of the versatile forward turn defender Jérôme Onguéné in Red Bull Salzburg’s squad at Allianz Arena, coach Julian Nagelsmann and boys humiliated Red Bull Salzburg 7#1, a hat-trick from Robert Lewandowski, Brace from Thomas Muller, singles from Serge Gnabry and Leroy Sane.
Cameroonian forward Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting thrilled the population with his fanciful tactics, coming in at the 66th minutes, replacing Kingsley Coman. His coming in marked a third Champion league appearance with a goal to his credit in the champions league this season.
In other game, Joel Matip’s Liverpool FC went through to the quarter finals on 2#1 aggregate, despite 1#0 defeat from Inter Milan in Anfield. Once again Klupp’s backyard duo Virgil Van Dijk and Joel Matip combined protecting Liverpool’s backyard but it was penetrated by Louis Martinez 61 minutes of play putting Inter Milan ahead.
Though Alexis Sanchez who assisted Louis Martinez for the goal was sent out with a red card, Liverpool couldn’t level scores, accepting a 1#0 defeat but went through on aggregate.
Joel André Job Matip since joining Liverpool FC in 2016, from Schalke 04, has been a kingpin in Jurgen klopp’s defense. 117 appearances, counts seven goals, and looks promising to deliver more.
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