Real Madrid Advances to the Champions League Semifinals After a Thrilling Penalty Shootout Victory Over Manchester City

Real Madrid Advances to the Champions League Semifinals After a Thrilling Penalty Shootout Victory Over Manchester City
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Monday 15 April 2024, 19:57 - Last updated: 19 April, 08:46
Real Madrid has qualified for the semifinals of the Champions League. The Spaniards defeated Manchester City 5-4 after penalty kicks. The regular time ended 1-1 with goals by Rodrygo at the 12th minute of the first half and De Bruyne at the 31st minute of the second half. The first leg in Madrid ended in a 3-3 draw. In the semifinals, Real will face Bayern Munich. - Rudiger shoots hard and crosses, and Ederson can't reach it: Real Madrid passes. - With coolness, Ederson shoots at the end of the post and postpones the verdict. - Nacho coolly maintains the lead. - Foden fools Lunin. - Vazquez shoots at the end of the post and gives Real the lead. - Former Inter player Kovacic shoots poorly and Lunin saves it. - Bellingham fools Ederson. - Bernardo Silva shoots centrally, but Lunin is ice-cold: he blocks it without problems. - Modric lets his shot be anticipated and misses. - Alvarez starts from the penalty spot and fools Lunin. The second extra time ends: it goes to penalty kicks. 120' - One minute of recovery. 120' - Alvarez shoots on goal, but Lunin saves it. 105' - The game restarts. The first extra time ends. 105'+2 - Rudiger fails to direct the ball well and brushes the net. 105' - The referee assigns two minutes of recovery. 90' - The first extra time begins. The second half also ends: it goes to extra time. 90' - Four minutes of recovery. 82' - De Bruyne tries again from inside the box, but the shot goes high. 78' - De Bruyne brushes the double with a curved shot that ends just over the crossbar. 76' - Rudiger poorly clears in the box, De Bruyne is ready and shoots hard under the crossbar: it's 1-1. 71' - Lunin blocks a low shot from Grealish in two times. 52' - Nacho risks an own goal with Haland pressing, but the defender saves by sending the ball to the corner. 46' - The second half begins. The first half ends. 45' - Two minutes of recovery. 36' - Grealish brushes the net with a shot on the first post deflected by Rudiger. 27' - De Bruyne tries from afar, but Lunin saves well in a dive. 19' - Lunin steals time from everyone and then on the cross by Grealish Haaland hits the crossbar with a header. 17' - Haaland heads the ball, but the shot goes high. 12' - Ederson saves Rodrygo's shot, but the Brazilian scores on the rebound. 10' - Camavinga tries from outside, but Lunin blocks it. 1' - The match begins. The Champions League match between Manchester City and Real Madrid will take place at the Ethihad Stadium on Wednesday, April 17 at 21:00. The match between Manchester City and Real Madrid will be broadcast live exclusively on Prima Video, also available via app for smartphones and tablets. On our website, you will find real-time updates. REAL MADRID (4-3-3): Lunin; Carvajal, Rüdiger, Nacho, Mendy; Valverde, Kroos, Camavinga; Rodrygo, Bellingham, Vinicius. Coach Ancelotti. MANCHESTER CITY (4-2-3-1): Ederson; Walker, Ruben Dias, Gvardiol, Akanji; Rodrigo, De Bruyne; Bernardo Silva, Foden, Grealish; Haaland. Coach Guardiola. The UEFA has appointed referee Daniele Orsato for the return leg of the Champions League quarterfinals between Manchester City and Real Madrid. Assistants Carbone and Giallatini. The Fourth official will be Mariani. VAR Irrati, AVAR Valeri.
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