Four away goals for Atleti Niguez, Griezmann, Gamerio, Torres on the scoresheet Bellarabi, Savic (OG) give Bayer a lifeline If you spent your Tuesday glued to Manchester City’s thrilling 5-3 victory over Monaco in the UEFA Champions League, you may now direct your attention to the day’s other first-leg festival of goals: Bayer Leverkusen 2, Atletico Madrid 4. Saul Niguez opened the scoring with a stunning curler after 17 minutes (WATCH HERE), and Antoine Griezmann doubled Los Rojiblancos‘ advantage eight minutes later to put Diego Simeone’s side in a commanding position with two early away goals. Karim Bellarabi pulled one back for Bayer just three minutes into the second half, but Kevin Gamerio
Tottenham Hotspur will hold talks with their local Safety Advisory Group and the Football Association before any decision is taken on how many tickets Millwall receive for the FA Cup quarter-final tie between the clubs amid fears of trouble. The move came as Leicester City complained to the FA over the “abuse, provocation and intimidation” their fans suffered in the Cup defeat at Millwall on Saturday as home fans ran on to the pitch to celebrate the League One club’s victory. The draw for the last eight has rekindled memories of the last time Spurs met Millwall in a pre-season ‘friendly’ in 2001, when the two sets of fans fought running battles.
You may remember Danny Higginbotham from his time as a defender at Sunderland, Stoke City, Derby County, and Southampton, but these days he makes his dough as an analyst. You almost certainly remember USMNT right back and speed merchant DeAndre Yedlin, though perhaps not seeing him on your television has limited your intake on his progress since leaving Tottenham Hotspur for Newcastle United. Yedlin’s been very decent for the Magpies, making 23 appearances while providing a goal and five assists. Higginbotham has been impressed, and devoted a good portion of his prematch notes on Newcastle-Aston Villa to the American. From Sky Sports: Yedlin plays almost as a right winger at times. He’s the one