Atletico Madrid Advances to Champions League Quarter-finals in Penalty Drama

In a riveting Champions League clash, Atletico Madrid secured a dramatic victory over Inter Milan on penalties, propelling them into the quarter-finals and ending the Italian side’s campaign. Despite Inter holding a two-goal lead, the tie ended 2-2 on aggregate after extra time.

Atletico’s goalkeeper Jan Oblak emerged as the hero of the night, making crucial penalty saves from Alexis Sanchez and Davy Klaassen. Inter’s Lautaro Martinez compounded their agony by blazing his spot-kick over the bar, sealing Atletico’s progression in breathtaking fashion.

The upcoming quarter-final draw, scheduled for 11:00 GMT on Friday, 15 March, awaits Atletico Madrid, with potential matchups against formidable opponents such as Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Paris St-Germain, Real Madrid, and Borussia Dortmund, the latter securing their place with a victory over PSV Eindhoven in Wednesday’s encounter. The anticipation mounts as Atletico sets its sights on further Champions League glory.

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