Manchester City has thrown in the first giants duel of this year's Champions League record winners Real Madrid out of the competition. The team of star coach Pep Guardiola won in the eighth-final second leg on Friday night against the Royal with a 2:1 (1:1), and defended the 2:1 victory from the first leg in front of 163 days. In the quarter-finals in Lisbon, the Citizens meet to midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, who won the German duel with real Madrid's Toni Kroos, at 15. August (21: 00 in the F. A. Z.-Liveticker zur Champions League) to Olympique Lyon.
For Zinédine Zidane ended in the almost empty Etihad stadium in Manchester, however, an impressive series. As a Real coach, the Frenchman had previously won the Champions League with three Wins (2016 to 2018) never, if he had the Chance.
the Two Real goals, a glaring mistake by defender Raphaël Varane was preceded. Raheem Sterling (9. Minute) and Gabriel Jesus (68.) fines for the City, Karim Benzema (28.) managed the interim compensation. Was directed to the lot by the German referee Felix Brych.
Real wanted to take it to the 1:2 defeat at home in the first leg, at first quite quiet, but this approach had failed in the empty Etihad Stadium after a fatal loss of the ball of world champion Raphael Varane in the penalty area early. Raheem Sterling pushed to 1:0 for City, and scored the first Champions League goal for 149 days. The locked captain Sergio Ramos was missing Madrid as a Stabilizer is enormous.
Manchester city achieved before the International court of arbitration for sport Cas under the much-discussed circumstances, the cancellation of his European Cup lock) struggled with the leadership in the back, in turn, to control and employed the opponent with Pressing, but all defensive players will be lost in the penalty area in front of the compensatory Karim Benzema (28.out of the eyes. A second bitter error of the pitiful Varane Gabriel Jesus (68 used.).Date Of Update: 07 August 2020, 17:19