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Atletico Madrid Pip Liverpool To Win Audi Cup

Atletico Madrid Pip Liverpool To Win Audi Cup

By James Agberebi:

Spanish club Atletico Madrid have emerged champions of the 2017 Audi Cup after defeating Liverpool 5-4 on penalties at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany on Wednesday.

The game was tied at 1-1 after 90 minutes of football.

Keidi Bare put Atletico 1-0 ahead in the 33rd minute.

But in the 83rd minute, Roberto Firmino equalised for Liverpool to take the game into penalties.

In the shootout, Atletico converted all their five kicks while Jordan Henderson missed for Liverpool.

Atletico become the second Spanish team to win the Audi Cup following in the footsteps of Barcelona who won it in 2011.

In the third place match played earlier on Wednesday, Napoli stunned hosts Bayern Munich 2-0.

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