10 March 2022 – 10:22
Record heard from well-known Sporting fans about the match with Pep Guardiola’s side
Sporting yesterday confirmed the “farewell” to the Champions League, draw 0-0 during the visit to Manchester City, in the second leg of the round of 16, after the rout suffered in the first leg. The draw (virtually) doomed since February 15, when the “citizens” fought 5-0, in Alvalade, it remained for the lions to fight for “honor” against the champions of England. Record heard from illustrious Sporting fans talking about the game.
Bessone Basto, former athlete: “It’s a great draw. The second half for Sporting was magnificent, the club gave a good image after such a disastrous result. We did a lot and we gave experience to the youngsters, which is the most important”.
Jorge Gaspar, former coach: “The very competent game of Sporting. Seriousness and concentration from the first to the last minute. Then there was greater precision in the outings. I really liked the audacity of Edwards and the risk and the verticality he gave to the game. In the stands we won 5-0”.
Gonçalo Fernandes, entrepreneur: “Excellent organization and concentration. I also highlight the great entry of Marcus Edwards into the game and the debut of another product of our academy. European honor is restored. The more than two thousand Sporting fans gave a festival in the stands !”
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