Malaga 2 - 0 Porto: Malaga overturn 1-0 deficit

Share this article
0
Have your say

DEBUTANTS Malaga kept their Champions League dream alive when Isco and substitute Roque Santa Cruz struck in a 2-0 win at home to ten-man Porto that sent the La Liga side through to the last eight 2-1 on aggregate.

Scorers: Malaga: Isco (43), Santa Cruz (77)

Playmaker Isco put Malaga ahead with a brilliant curling effort two minutes before half-time and Porto’s hopes were dealt a further blow four minutes after the break when midfielder Steven Defour was shown a second yellow card and sent off.

Malaga probed patiently for a second and Santa Cruz headed into the net from Isco’s corner in the 77th minute, moments after coming off the bench.