Champions League newest rating and objective updates as Benzema scores penalty in additional time

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Real Madrid and Manchester City go toe-to-toe as soon as extra within the Uefa Champions League, with the semi-final second leg set to find out who will progress to fulfill Liverpool on this yr’s ultimate. The Reds got here from two right down to beat Villarreal on Tuesday night time and e-book their berth in Paris, a 3rd ultimate in 5 seasons for Jurgen Klopp’s crew. Now they are going to be watching on with the remainder of the world to see if their opponents will probably be 2018 vanquishers in Kyiv, Real, or the membership they’ve battled most carefully with domestically over the previous three years, in City.

Last week an absolute basic noticed the Premier League facet edge their Spanish counterparts 4-3 on the night time, with Karim Benzema but once more maintaining his facet within the tie after City had threatened to run riot early on and spurned a number of probabilities to go three objectives clear at one stage. City are at present one level clear on the prime of the league, whereas Real clinched the title over the weekend.

Carlo Ancelotti is searching for a fourth European Cup triumph as supervisor, with Pep Guardiola on the lookout for his third after ending as runner-up a yr in the past. Follow all of the dwell motion from Real Madrid vs Man City under:

Real Madrid vs Manchester City

  • Kick-off at 8pm on BT, Man City received first leg 4-3

  • Real Madrid XI: Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Nacho, Mendy; Casemiro, Modric, Kroos; Valverde, Benzema, Vinicus Jr

  • Man City XI: Ederson; Walker, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo; Rodri, De Bruyne, Bernardo; Mahrez, Jesus, Foden.

  • 73’ – Mahrez whips in sensible strike to place City forward

  • 90’ – Rodrygo pulls one again from shut vary

  • 90+1’ – Rodrygo scores sensible header for unimaginable late comeback

Real Madrid CF 3 – 1 Manchester City FC

Real Madrid 3-1 Man City (6-5 on agg)

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97 minutes: A reminder that De Bruyne was taken off within the second half. City additionally with out Walker.

Meanwhile, Madrid have taken off Modric and Kroos.

City now have just a little over 20 minutes to discover a objective. Astonishing.

GOAL! Real Madrid 3-1 Man City (6-5 on agg) (Benzema pen, 95)

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Benzema rolls the penalty into the underside proper nook as Ederson goes the flawed means.

As it stands, Real Madrid are heading to Paris.

PENALTY! Real Madrid 2-1 Man City (5-5 on agg)

22:02 , Dylan Terry

93 minutes: Real Madrid have a penalty! Rodrygo slides it into Benzema and Dias takes the Frenchman out!

An opportunity for Benzema to place Madrid in entrance.

Real Madrid 2-1 Man City (5-5 on agg)

22:01 , Dylan Terry

92 minutes: CHANCE! Vinicius pulls the ball again for Benzema on the sting of the penalty space and his side-footed effort is claimed by Ederson. You’d have anticipated him to do higher there.

The Bernabeu is completely rocking. ROCKING.

Real Madrid 2-1 Man City (5-5 on agg)

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91 minutes: So right here we go along with extra-time. A pitch invader sprints by way of the center of the sector 30 seconds into extra-time.

Could the rest presumably occur on this recreation?

Real Madrid 2-1 Man City (5-5 on agg)

21:57 , Dylan Terry

An completely exceptional second as Rodrygo heads house his second objective in two minutes to ship this semi-final to additional time.

How do Real Madrid do it?! Every time!

Real Madrid 2-1 Man City (5-5 on agg)

21:56 , Dylan Terry

Full-time (additional time to come back): My phrase. Two objectives within the ninetieth and 91st minutes have despatched this Champions League semi-final second leg to extra-time.

What have we simply witnessed on the Bernabeu? Well, what we do know is we’ve half-hour extra. And possibly penalties.

Real Madrid 2-1 Man City (5-5 on agg)

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90+6 minutes: Manchester City have a free-kick. Zinchenko sends it in however Camavinga heads behind.

That’s it although…

Real Madrid 2-1 Man City (5-5 on agg)

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90+5 minutes: You must assume again to these two Grealish probabilities. They would have put this to mattress.

As it’s, seems like additional time! Quite exceptional drama on the Bernabeu. Not certain I’ve ever seen something like this.

Real Madrid 2-1 Man City (5-5 on agg)

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90+4 minutes: CITY NEARLY SCORE AGAIN! They take a free-kick on the sting of the Real Madrid field and Foden fires narrowly excessive!

Real Madrid 2-1 Man City (5-5 on agg)

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90+3 minutes: Rodrygo practically wins it for Real Madrid! Benzema slides a ball into him and Ederson thwarts Rodrygo with a beautiful save along with his chest.


GOAL! Real Madrid 2-1 Man City (5-5 on agg) (Rodrygo, 90+1)

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An exquisite cross is whipped into the field and Rodrygo crops a header into the highest nook! Manchester City have capitulated with Real Madrid’s first two photographs on the right track!


GOAL! Real Madrid 1-1 Man City (4-5 on agg) (Rodrygo, 90)

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Out of nowhere. Camavinga finds Benzema with a crossfield move and he flicks it again for Rodrygo to faucet house from 4 yards out.

Real Madrid 0-1 Man City (3-5 on agg)

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Grealish darts down the left and slides it below Courtois nevertheless it’s someway cleared off the road… I believe by Carvajal! It was a large number in there.

Grealish then comes ahead once more seconds later and forces an excellent save from Courtois who will get right down to flick the ball across the put up along with his foot.

Real Madrid 0-1 Man City (3-5 on agg)

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86 minutes: CHANCE! City work the ball to Cancelo and he let’s fly with a beautiful swerving, dipping effort which Courtois has to parry clear. Good save. That was travelling.

City look extra like getting a second than Madrid do a primary.

Real Madrid 0-1 Man City (3-5 on agg)

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85 minutes: SUB! Fernandinho has come on for Mahrez within the closing levels right here.

Real Madrid 0-1 Man City (3-5 on agg)

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84 minutes: Silva stops the ball useless on the midway line after which abruptly sprints in between Vinicius and Camavinga.

City then discover Grealish down the left flank and Militao wipes him out because the England worldwide seems to try to beat him for tempo.

YELLOW! Militao goes within the e-book for the cynical problem.

Real Madrid 0-1 Man City (3-5 on agg)

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82 minutes: CHANCE! Camavinga clips a beautiful ball excessive for Benzema. He takes it down splendidly after which cuts again inside Laporte earlier than lashing an effort towards the legs of Ederson.

Then the flag goes up. It was a really tight name. Benzema wasn’t to know and Ederson made the save.

Real Madrid 0-1 Man City (3-5 on agg)

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80 minutes: That objective has knocked the wind out of Real Madrid’s sails considerably. Not certain even they imagine they will get again into the tie now.

Manchester City have managed this second half beautifully, even once they have been on the again foot.

Silva dribbles down the right-hand facet and forces a nook off the legs of Nacho.

Real Madrid 0-1 Man City (3-5 on agg)

21:36 , Dylan Terry

79 minutes: SUB! Here comes one other Manchester City change as Pep Guardiola bids to interrupt up the play and run down the clock.

Jack Grealish replaces Gabriel Jesus.

Real Madrid 0-1 Man City (3-5 on agg)

21:34 , Dylan Terry

77 minutes: City dropping a bit deeper now, not taking any probabilities within the ultimate levels of this Champions League semi-final tie.

Real Madrid want two objectives to take it to extra-time as Asensio swings one in in the direction of Benzema nevertheless it’s too near Ederson and the Man City keeper claims with ease.

Real Madrid 0-1 Man City (3-5 on agg)

21:33 , Dylan Terry

75 minutes: SUBS! Modric and Casemiro have gone off. Asensio and Camavinga are on. Carlo Ancelotti is rolling the cube.

Manchester City are quarter-hour away from a Champions League ultimate towards Liverpool.

GOAL! Real Madrid 0-1 Man City (3-5 on agg) (Mahrez, 73)

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Bernardo Silva dribbles by way of the center of the pitch which is abruptly so open. He may take the shot on himself however as a substitute feeds an unmarked Mahrez on the fitting and he curls a sensational shot into the highest nook!

Real Madrid want two objectives now. That might be past them.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

21:30 , Dylan Terry

72 minutes: SUBS! Here come the Manchester City modifications.

Kyle Walker is lastly making means for Oleksandr Zinchenko. Kevin de Bruyne additionally comes off for Ilkay Gundogan as Manchester City look to see this semi-final out.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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70 minutes: Silva blitzes previous a few tackles and retains the ball in earlier than Carvajal comes throughout to brush up the hazard.

Courtois thumps clear and Vinicius Jr goes down below stress from Walker. No free-kick however Walker has landed very awkwardly. He is down receiving remedy once more. Surely that’s lastly his night achieved?

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

21:26 , Dylan Terry

68 minutes: Here comes Rodrygo. He replaces German midfielder Toni Kroos. An attacking transfer from Carlo Ancelotti as we method the ultimate 20 minutes of this two-legged tie.

Real Madrid want one thing. Vinicius Jr has been their solely actual menace to date this night. A quiet one for Benzema… to date.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

21:25 , Dylan Terry

68 minutes: De Bruyne sends the free-kick in from the left-hand facet and Benzema will get up highest to go clear.

Manchester City have the ball again although and use it to sluggish the sport down, earlier than Jesus drifts into an offside place.

It seems as if Rodrygo is ready to come back on for Real Madrid.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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66 minutes: YELLOW! Oh we lastly have a warning for a late sort out! Dani Carvajal brings down Kevin de Bruyne and goes within the e-book.

It’s been a very long time coming. There have been some far worse challenges tonight than that one.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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64 minutes: Hang on! It regarded as if Walker was hobbling off however now he has come again onto the pitch to proceed!

Pep Guardiola additionally regarded fairly stunned as he spoke with him on the touchline. Real Madrid want to check him now. If you’re Carlo Ancelotti then you definitely’re urging the white shirts to search out Vinicius at each alternative.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

21:19 , Dylan Terry

62 minutes: Vinicius Jr does nicely to pinch the ball from Walker and drive down the left. His velocity and fancy footwork take him into the penalty space. He then seems to clip a ball in the direction of the again put up however Laporte is throughout to provide the diving headed clearance.

Now Kyle Walker is down. Manchester City are going to must take him off right here.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

21:17 , Dylan Terry

60 minutes: Walker feeds De Bruyne with a beautiful move down the fitting channel however the Belgian will get his footwork flawed and may’t take it into his stride as Militao mops up.

Man City continued to press the Real Madrid defence deep inside their very own half and this time get their rewards as they win the ball again and sluggish the tempo of the sport down.

Still hanging within the steadiness, this one.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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57 minutes: How was that not a foul?! Foden goes down on the sting of the penalty space and the referee momentarily places the whistle to his lips earlier than gesturing as if he doesn’t know!

Madrid play on and Benzema slides a harmful ball by way of to Vinicius. The Brazilian drives into the world however a mix of Dias and Walker shut the hole and handle to clear the hazard.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

21:13 , Dylan Terry

55 minutes: The Bernabeu can really feel this can be the second for Real Madrid to attain the objective they should degree issues up. Manchester City have to journey this stress out.

They strive to take action with a interval of sluggish passing inside their very own half. Taking the sting out of proceedings like they did towards Atletico.

But that’s a sloppy move! Vinicius picks it up and drives into the penalty space however Silva is all the way in which again there to get a toe to the ball and cease the assault.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

21:11 , Dylan Terry

53 minutes: Silva drags Modric down on the midway line and that’s one other problem the place ordinarily it might be a nailed-on yellow card. Not tonight although. You really feel the Casemiro tackles have set a worrying precedent.

Madrid come ahead with Vinicius as he turns Dias inside out with Walker uncovered up the opposite finish of the pitch. He finally finds Modric whose shot is blocked by the foot of Laporte.

Ederson and Dias then get caught in a muddle attempting to clear and the ball rattles across the space earlier than Rodri clears.

Madrid constructing momentum now.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

21:07 , Dylan Terry

50 minutes: Silva tries to scamper in between the strains however Carvajal and Militao do sufficient to snuff out the hazard and feed the ball again to Courtois.

Manchester City then win the ball again and cool down into a pleasant rhythm earlier than Jesus fires a good effort into the welcoming arms of Courtois. Routine cease.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

21:06 , Dylan Terry

48 minutes: By the way in which, regardless of Fernandinho warming up on the pitch throughout the interval, Kyle Walker has continued at the beginning of this second half.

But that was an actual let-off for Manchester City moments in the past. Vinicius Jr needed to rating from six yards out. They received’t get many higher probabilities than that.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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46 minutes: CHANCE! Oh what a possibility straight from the kick-off!

A crossfield ball is performed excessive for Carvajal who sends it straight throughout for Vinicius on the again put up however he fires his side-footed effort huge! Had to attain with the objective gaping!

The flag went up however the replays confirmed the objective would have stood.

HT: Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

21:02 , Dylan Terry

Here come the gamers for the second half. Real Madrid have 45 minutes to try to discover one objective to – on the very least – take this tie to extra-time.

You do really feel they’ll get one or two alternatives.

HT: Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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Fernandinho is warming up intently on the pitch. Is he changing Kyle Walker at right-back? Remember, the England man has solely simply come again from damage.

If Fernandinho does go to right-back, Vinicius Jr will certainly fancy his probabilities. He completely left his fellow countryman for useless within the first leg.

Not lengthy till we discover out. Second half coming proper up.

HT: Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:55 , Dylan Terry

So, 45 minutes nearer to the tip of this Champions League semi-final and we’re arguably no nearer to figuring out which of those two groups will be part of Liverpool in Paris.

You really feel there will probably be one or two main speaking factors within the second half. Real Madrid want a objective, so finally they should come out and go away themselves a bit extra uncovered.

HT: Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:48 , Dylan Terry

Half-time: We are midway by way of this second leg on the Bernabeu and Manchester City nonetheless lead 4-3 on combination after 45 minutes which might be described as each open and tense.

There haven’t been too many clear-cut probabilities. Vinicius Jr fired a good alternative excessive from inside the world. Foden pressured a good save from Courtois on the different finish.

But, because it stands, Manchester City are one half of soccer away from a second successive Champions League ultimate.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:46 , Dylan Terry

45 minutes: Approaching half-time and we’re nonetheless awaiting the primary objective fo this second leg between two of Europe’s greatest.

Casemiro goes down on the sting of the Manchester City field however is informed to get again to his ft. City then attempt to break however the move out to De Bruyne is just too heavy.

Madrid come once more because the fourth official holds up the board. A minimal of two minutes stoppage time to be performed.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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44 minutes: Benzema picks up a pleasant by way of ball and momentarily seems to have a gilt-edged likelihood. He composes himself after which uncharacteristically places it over! But then the flag goes up.

He was a few yards offside. Saved his blushes. Should have buried it.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:42 , Dylan Terry

43 minutes: All of Real Madrid’s menace is coming by way of Vinicius Jr. The downside is Kyle Walker is equally as fast. Has there ever been two quicker gamers developing towards each other within the Champions League? It’s astonishing.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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41 minutes: CHANCE! Out of nothing Manchester City are virtually in entrance. It bounces up kindly for Foden 25 yards out. He tries his luck and the ball dips in entrance of Courtois who has to parry it away.

Madrid then break by way of that man Vinicius. He speeds down the left however Walker is the same as it and sweeps in with an ideal sliding sort out contained in the penalty space. Had to get it proper and did.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:39 , Dylan Terry

40 minutes: De Bruyne, Cancelo and Silva all hyperlink up neatly down the left-hand facet earlier than Silva fires it off Casemiro’s leg and out for an additional Manchester City nook.

Foden whips the nook in nevertheless it flicks off Modric on the entrance put up and is cleared away.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:38 , Dylan Terry

38 minutes: Manchester City work it nicely nevertheless it bounces off Foden contained in the penalty space and Madrid can hack clear.

The house facet then break and Modric clips a beautiful ball excessive for Vinicius. He will get in one other footrace with Walker and the England worldwide shoulder barges him over however the referee deems it to be a good sort out.

Here was the Casemiro problem which escaped a reserving…

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:35 , Dylan Terry

36 minutes: We are again underway and Rodri crops a move proper into Benzema’s abdomen. How do I put this? It hits him within the crotch space.

Play stops because the Frenchman recovers from that robust blow. I can really feel his ache.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:34 , Dylan Terry

34 minutes: How has Casemiro not been booked but? He produced a horrid scissor problem from behind on De Bruyne within the opening jiffy of the sport. Just now he has virtually ripped the shirt off Foden’s again as he tried to interrupt.

Utterly baffling that he has someway escaped a warning. Maybe the referee was conned by the truth that he stayed down injured after fouling Foden? You would hope not.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:32 , Dylan Terry

32 minutes: Real Madrid work it nicely to Modric who has taken up a place in the fitting channel. He digs it out of his ft and manages to get a cross into the field which Dias takes off the boot of Benzema because the Frenchman was sauntering in.

Casemiro is now down after fouling Foden.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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30 minutes: Pep Guardiola doesn’t look pleased with what he has seen from his gamers to date within the opening half-hour. I’d say that’s fairly harsh, however then his expectations are in all probability a good bit increased than mine.

Valverde picks up the ball in between the strains however Dias is throughout to chop out the slide move by way of to Vinicius.

Guardiola fuming as soon as extra. He can’t imagine they allowed Valverde that house in between the strains.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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28 minutes: Kroos goes for objective from the free-kick and it takes just a little nick of Mahrez within the wall earlier than drifting a yard or so huge.

Corner to Real Madrid which Kroos additionally takes however Walker heads it clear and is fouled within the course of.

Just as Manchester City appeared to be getting a maintain of the sport, Madrid responded with just a little spell of stress of their very own. Fascinating recreation.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:26 , Dylan Terry

27 minutes: Manchester City’s affected person build-up play sees them go all the way in which again to Dias and he’s practically caught napping by Vinicius Jr. Eventually he slides in to place it out for a Real Madrid throw-in.

Vinicius then wins a free-kick as Rodri steps on his foot. This is an efficient alternative for the hosts.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:25 , Dylan Terry

25 minutes: After a topsy-turvy opening quarter-hour or so, Manchester City have now assumed management of the match. They have had practically two thirds of possession as we method the half hour mark.

Mahrez whips an inswinging cross in the direction of Jesus however Militao does nicely to thump a header clear.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:23 , Dylan Terry

23 minutes: Manchester City starting to get pleasure from extra of the ball contained in the Real Madrid half. Guardiola nonetheless completely raging within the dugout, although.

There’s one other likelihood! Silva sends a cross in from the fitting which Jesus flicks onto De Bruyne. He lays it again to Jesus and the Brazilian curls a depraved effort in the direction of the highest nook and it’s only some inches huge!

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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21 minutes: CHANCE! Manchester City’s first good likelihood of the sport.

Militao offers the ball away cheaply to Foden. He sends a cross during which finally reaches De Bruyne on the sting of the penalty space. The Belgian flicks a beautiful by way of ball into Silva however his effort is parried away by two robust arms from Courtois.

Good save. Lovely transfer from Manchester City.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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19 minutes: CHANCE! Kroos performs a protracted ball as much as Valverde who nods it down for Benzema. He flicks it onto Vinicius who’s charging onto it contained in the penalty space however he shanks the ball off his shin and over the crossbar.

Both Benzema and Vinicius are left with their head of their fingers. They know that was a very good alternative.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:18 , Dylan Terry

18 minutes: Whistles ringing across the Bernabeu each single time Manchester City get on the ball – significantly when it goes again to Ederson.

Man City get pleasure from their first size interval of possession within the match as they give the impression of being to sluggish the tempo down however Vinicius finally intercepts the move into Jesus after which Mahrez fouls Kroos.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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16 minutes: City work the ball slowly to the sting of the penalty space and Mahrez finally takes the shot on. He fires in a venomous effort which is straight at Courtois and the Belgian can collect safely.

Madrid then break by way of Vinicius Jr. The Brazilian will get in behind however Walker’s tempo permits him to get again there. Vinicius tries to slip it to Benzema however Dias steps in to intercept.

Both sides trying harmful.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:13 , Dylan Terry

14 minutes: Carvajal is discovered with one other fantastic crossfield ball – this time from Kroos. He slides it inside for Valverde who turns it on to Benzema. The Frenchman takes the shot on first time from the sting of the world and it’s all the time rising.

But Madrid are undoubtedly placing collectively the higher strikes within the ultimate third simply now. City have to get nearer to Benzema in between the strains.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:11 , Dylan Terry

12 minutes: Riyad Mahrez fires the free-kick goalbound from 40 yards out nevertheless it’s straight down the throat of Thibaut Courtois.

Militao is then pressured to slam the ball out for a throw on the midway line. Real Madrid being pressed by this Manchester City form early on.

It’s not as quick a begin as final week, nevertheless it’s not far off! Neither facet have completely settled simply but.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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10 minutes: HANDBAGS! Well, barely. But we’ve two yellow playing cards.

The Manchester City gamers are calling for Casemiro to be booked. As they encompass the referee, Luka Modric comes over and turns into embroiled in a row with Aymeric Laporte. He finally shoves Laporte over.

Modric and Laporte each go within the e-book. How pointless was that?! Ridiculous from each.

Casemiro has someway escape a warning for the precise foul.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:08 , Dylan Terry

8 minutes: Ederson actually does take each second on the ball doesn’t he! The Brazilian receives the ball inside his personal six-yard field and waits for Vinicius Jr to get inside inches of him earlier than clearing it away. Always dwelling on the sting.

Man City construct up slowly earlier than Cancelo loses possession to Casemiro. Moments later Casemiro then brings down De Bruyne halfway contained in the Real Madrid half with a poor scissor problem.

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6 minutes: CHANCE! Good build-up play from Real Madrid as Vinicius performs a crossfield ball out to Carvajal on the right-hand facet. He sends a beautiful ball into the field and Benzema is completely unmarked however can solely swivel and thump his header excessive. That was an opportunity for the Frenchman.

Bernardo Silva then breaks on the different finish nevertheless it bounces off his arm on the sting of the Madrid field and the referee blows for a free-kick.

Energetic begin from each side.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:04 , Dylan Terry

4 minutes: Ederson pumps a protracted ball in the direction of Foden and the Man City ahead attracts a throw-in from Militao as he presses him into clearing the ball out of play.

Cancelo picks up the ball from the throw and forces a cross off Militao and away for a nook.

Foden swings it in and Bernardo Silva will get there first however Madrid do away with the ball on the second try.

Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

20:02 , Dylan Terry

2 minutes: Dani Carvajal instantly in with an affordable foul on Phil Foden contained in the opening 20 seconds.

Modric picks out Vinicius Jr down the left and he attracts a free-kick within the nook. Vinicius Jr then will get again to his ft and waves his arms on the crowd to get them going. Not certain they will get a lot louder.

The free-kick is swung in by Kroos and headed clear on the entrance put up by Rodri.

Kick-off: Real Madrid 0-0 Man City

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1 min: HERE. WE. GO.

We are underway on the Bernabeu for this Champions League semi-final second leg. The guests get us going.

Real Madrid vs Man City

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The ambiance contained in the Bernabeu is sort of astonishing. The gamers have simply made their means out because the Spanish capital has raise off.

The first leg eight days in the past has added much more anticipation for this one. It actually does promise to be a special day.

Real Madrid, Europe’s most profitable membership, tackle Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City for a spot within the Champions League ultimate.

Kick-off is subsequent.

Real Madrid vs Man City

19:56 , Dylan Terry

Phil Foden makes his thirty sixth Champions League look tonight.

The Stockport-born footballer has loved an excellent couple of seasons in Manchester City’s first crew and is starting to make an actual identify for himself on the continent.

Only Kylian Mbappe and Cesc Fabregas have made extra appearances within the Champions League whereas being 21 years outdated or youthful.

Some stat.

Real Madrid vs Man City

19:53 , Dylan Terry

Under 10 minutes to go till we’re underway on this Champions League semi-final second leg between Real Madrid and Manchester City on the Bernabeu.

It is the 13-time winners up towards final yr’s runners-up who’re nonetheless looking for their first ever European title.

It’s additionally Pep Guardiola vs Carlo Ancelotti. It’s Kevin de Bruyne vs Luka Modric. It’s Karim Benzema vs Phil Foden.

What extra may you need?

Real Madrid vs Man City

19:50 , Dylan Terry

Manchester City ahead Riyad Mahrez ought to have rating twice within the first leg eight days in the past on the Etihad Stadium.

He hit the side-netting within the first half after which curled a wonderful alternative towards the put up within the second interval.

But has that impacted his confidence? It doesn’t seem like it! The Algerian seems ever so relaxed and prepared for this night’s showdown. Could he be the distinction for Manchester City?

Real Madrid vs Man City

19:47 , Dylan Terry

Pep Guardiola has spent a lot of the build-up sat within the dugout watching his Manchester City crew warm-up.

He was additionally watching Carlo Ancelotti’s pre-match interview and seemed to be moderately disenchanted by one thing he mentioned.

What was it, Pep?! Perhaps he’s already overthinking. Two legendary managers who face off towards each other once more tonight.

Real Madrid vs Man City

19:44 , Dylan Terry

Manchester City’s gamers have been closely booed once they made their means out onto the Bernabeu pitch to heat up forward of the sport this night.

Moments later, the Real Madrid squad acquired an enormous applause as they took to the pitch for a kick round.

It guarantees to be some ambiance in right here tonight. Can the Man City gamers deal with it?

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Real Madrid vs Man City

19:40 , Dylan Terry

So, as anticipated, each groups are set to line-up in 4-3-3 formations tonight.

Gabriel Jesus seems to be main the road for Manchester City as Phil Foden occupies the left-hand facet.

Real Madrid are organising in precisely the identical method as they did on the Etihad eight days in the past, albeit with Nacho coming in for David Alaba.

Real Madrid vs Man City

19:36 , Dylan Terry

It is, in a means, the English champions vs the Spanish champions tonight.

Real Madrid have already clinched the La Liga title this season following their 4-0 win over Espanyol on the weekend.

The Premier League has not been determined but this season with Man City and Liverpool nonetheless preventing it out. But City received it final yr, so in that respect they’re very a lot nonetheless the English champions.

Real Madrid vs Man City

19:32 , Dylan Terry

Manchester City’s £100 million man Jack Grealish has been pressured to accept a spot on the bench this night – as he has for lots of the massive video games this season.

But you wouldn’t comprehend it taking a look at his manner as he enjoys a chat with Rio Ferdinand and Joleon Lescott.

He could also be wanted at some stage tonight. Man City even have Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling on the bench ought to they want them.

Real Madrid vs Man City

19:28 , Dylan Terry

If Real Madrid can get the job achieved tonight after which beat Liverpool within the ultimate, they’ll decide up a fifth Champions League trophy in 9 seasons.

It actually is a fairly breathtaking interval within the membership’s latest historical past.

In that very same timeframe, they’ve solely received the La Liga title on three events.

They are made for this competitors.

Real Madrid vs Man City

19:23 , Dylan Terry

What about Real Madrid’s talisman? Karim Benzema has already scored 42 objectives in 42 video games to date this season.

The Frenchman is in the perfect type of his profession and is within the dialog for being the perfect participant on this planet proper now.

He scored an excellent objective towards Manchester City eight days in the past to go along with his hat-tricks within the final 16 and quarter-finals.

More to come back tonight?

Real Madrid vs Man City

19:18 , Dylan Terry

Safe to say the scenes on the Bernabeu are moderately tasty as we method kick-off on this mouth-watering semi-final second leg.

The greatest recreation of the season to date? Real Madrid have already received the La Liga title so will know that is their season right here tonight.

Manchester City are nonetheless in a serious battle with Liverpool for the Premier League crown.

Real Madrid vs Man City

19:13 , Dylan Terry

The Independent’s Miguel Delaney is in Madrid for tonight’s recreation. Just take a look at the unimaginable scenes exterior the stadium because the crew bus arrives.


Real Madrid vs Man City

19:09 , Dylan Terry

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Real Madrid vs Man City

19:04 , Dylan Terry

It’s value taking a second to grasp simply how good Real Madrid are within the Champions League.

If they win the competitors this yr, it is going to be their 14th title and imply they’ve received TWICE as many as every other membership.

AC Milan are the closest to them with seven, forward of six-time winners Bayern Munich and Liverpool.

Real Madrid vs Man City

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Fans flocking to the stadium already because the Bernabeu enjoys one other enormous night time within the Champions League.

Looks like some entertainers have flown over from Disneyland too…

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Real Madrid vs Man City

18:56 , Dylan Terry

The Champions League trophy has made the quick journey from Villarreal to Madrid for tonight’s second semi-final.

Three groups stay on this season’s competitors. That will probably be lowered to 2 this night as Real Madrid and Manchester City battle it out to determine who will tackle Liverpool within the ultimate in Paris later this month.

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Real Madrid vs Man City

18:52 , Dylan Terry

So, it wouldn’t seem Pep has achieved something significantly stunning along with his XI there.

Two modifications from the primary leg. Cancelo in for Zinchenko and Walker in for Stones.

Man City crew information

18:48 , Dylan Terry

And right here is Manchester City’s beginning line-up for tonight’s recreation!

Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo, Rodri, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Mahrez, Jesus, Foden.

Subs: Steffen, Carson, Ake, Sterling, Gundogan, Grealish, Zinchenko, Fernandinho, Egan-Riley, Palmer, McAtee, Lavia.

Real Madrid vs Man City

18:45 , Dylan Terry

A reminder whereas we watch for Manchester City’s beginning line-up tonight that Kyle Walker is anticipated to return.

John Stones is just not accessible although. He went off within the first half final week and Pep Guardiola has confirmed he’ll play no half this night.

Real Madrid vs Man City

18:43 , Dylan Terry

As a membership, Manchester City wish to attain a second successive Champions League ultimate – one thing they’ve by no means managed earlier than.

Meanwhile, Real Madrid have expertise of not solely reaching back-to-back finals however successful the competitors in consecutive years.

The Spanish giants received the primary 5 European Cups between 1956 and 1960. More lately, in addition they received three in a row between 2016 and 2018.

Guardiola on ‘lovely’ first leg

18:38 , Dylan Terry

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola praised the standard on present throughout their first leg towards Real Madrid final week.

The Premier League champions received the sport 4-3. And whereas Guardiola wished to go to the Bernabeu with an even bigger lead, he additionally recognises that the match was a beautiful spectacle.

He mentioned: “It was a lovely open game. We were happy, it could have been better but also a lot worse.”

Real Madrid vs Man City

18:33 , Dylan Terry

To go along with the final put up, Manchester City have managed two or extra objectives of their final 4 matches towards Real Madrid in all competitions.

The first of these was within the International Champions Cup (a pre-season event).

Real Madrid vs Man City

18:28 , Dylan Terry

There will virtually definitely be objectives tonight. There have been three objectives or extra in eight of Real Madrid‘s last 10 Champions League games.

Strap yourselves in.

Alaba on bench for Real Madrid

18:23 , Dylan Terry

David Alaba has dropped to the bench for tonight’s recreation after his makes an attempt to be match for the second leg have fallen simply quick.

However, he may nonetheless function within the match.

During his pre-match press convention, Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti mentioned: “Alaba can’t play, he’s not ready for the (City) game,

“It can be a long match, so it’s not as important who starts the match as who is going to finish it.”

Real Madrid vs Man City head-to-head

18:20 , Dylan Terry

Manchester City have received their earlier three conferences with Real Madrid within the Champions League.

They claimed 2-1 victories in each legs of their final 16 tie in 2020 after which clearly got here out on prime in an all-time basic final week.

The final time Madrid beat Man City? Well, that really got here in a semi-final second leg. After a goalless draw on the Etihad in 2016, the Spanish facet edged the return leg 1-0 on the Bernabeu as they marched onto the ultimate.

Zinedine Zidane’s males would then go on to beat Atletico Madrid on penalties within the ultimate to say the primary of three Champions Leagues in a row.

Man City crew information

18:15 , Dylan Terry

No confirmed Manchester City crew simply but however anticipate it round 7pm BST.

Any City supporters involved Pep Guardiola could attempt to overcomplicate it tonight? The tie hangs within the steadiness as Liverpool await within the ultimate on 28 May.

Real Madrid crew information

18:12 , Dylan Terry

Here is Real Madrid’s crew for the sport tonight.

Real Madrid XI: Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Nacho, Mendy; Casemiro, Modric, Kroos; Valverde, Benzema, Vinicius Jr.

Subs: Lunin, Fuidias, Alaba, Vallejo, Asensio, Marcelo, Jovic, Vazquez, Ceballos, Rodrygo, Mariano, Camavinga.

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