Manchester City have Real Madrid to get past but they have ve a 2-1 lead going into this second leg, and Real Madrid will have to score at least twice in this game to have any chance of qualification. Manchester CIty finished second in the table after Pep Guardiola’s team lost nine league games. They did retain the EFL Cup but lost in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
REAL MADRID TEAM NEWS
Team to play Man City: Courtois, Carvajal, Varane, Eder Militao, Mendy, Casemiro, Kroos, Modric, Hazard, Benzema, Rodrygo
Subs: Areola, Altube, Nacho, Marcelo, Valverde, Lucas Vazquez, Jovic, Asensio, Brahim, Isco, Vinicius Jr, Hernandez
MAN CITY TEAM NEWS
Team to play Real Madrid: Ederson, Walker, Fernandinho, Laporte, Cancelo, Rodrigo, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Foden, Sterling, Jesus
Subs: Bravo, Stones, Zinchenko, Bernardo, Mahrez, Otamendi, Garcia, Doyle, Harwood-Bellis, Palmer, Bernabe
We’re under way at the Etihad!
GOAL! MAN CITY 1-0 REAL MADRID (Sterling, 9)
First Foden left shot is – blocked – before Ilkay Gundogan also sees a shot from a central position blocked by Eder Miliato.
Sterling turns and curls one for the top right corner, but it lands on the top of the goal.
Hazard gets the ball out of his feet and has a decent shooting chance from just inside the box, but Ederson punches away!
GOAL! MAN CITY 1-1 REAL MADRID (Benzema, 28)
Sterling flies the ball high and wide over Courtois’ goal.
Cancelo cuts onto his right and shoots central towards Courtois, who punched it into a dangerous area! Luckily, Eder Militao clears.
Back under way in the second half.
Benzema cuts onto his right far too easily, but lashes over the bar from the edge of the box.
Rodrygo is replaced by Asensio for the last half an hour.
GOAL! MAN CITY 2-1 REAL MADRID (Jesus, 69)
Kroos takes a corner from the right, but it’s cleared eventually by Walker.
Silva with a free-kick right on the edge of Madrid’s box…
Four minutes of added-on time.
90 + 4 min
City are through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League
As it stands, Lyon will be going through on away goals…
MAN CITY WILL PLAY LYON IN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE QUARTER-FINALS
And the one-legged tie will take place next Saturday