Manchester City Vs Real Madrid first leg semifinals match of the UEFA Champions League going down at the Etihad Stadium.
It is a big game between Manchester City Vs Real Madrid which is expected to bring so much entertainment knowing how both teams play their football which always involves goals being scored as they have been doing until reaching this stage of the competition this season till date.
It won’t be the first time Pep Guardiola will be going up against Carlo Ancelotti as both of them have been tagged favorites to win the UEFA Champions League title this season as they have done so well with everything happening between them on and off the pitch leading into this encounter tonight.
Both teams have met against each other over the past few seasons in this competition which has always been entertaining since the English Premier League side who have improved tremendously since the takeover which has put them on top as one of the biggest clubs in Europe.
This game is key in determining who gets to claim bragging rights to be a winner as everything has been going well so far from their respective local Leagues which have them both seating as number one this season and are looking to make sure they win two titles at least before the campaign comes to an end in 2022.
MANCHESTER CITY STARTING LINEUP
Ederson (Goalkeeper); John Stones, Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte, Oleksandr Zinchenko (Defenders); Kevin De Bruyne, Rodri, Bernardo Silva (Midfielders); Riyad Mahrez, Gabriel Jesus, Phil Foden (Strikers).
REAL MADRID STARTING LINEUP
Thibaut Courtois (Goalkeeper); Ferland Mendy, David Alaba, Eder Militao, Dani Carvajal (Defenders); Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Federico Valverde (Midfielders); Vinicius Junior, Karim Benzema, Rodrygo (Strikers).
Solid starting lineup coming from both managers who are looking to seal a victory in the first leg of this encounter happening live at the Etihad Stadium in England as the two semifinalists want something good to happen here tonight after the end of 90 minutes of football.
Manchester City Vs Real Madrid have played against themselves several times their last meeting was in 2020 which wasn’t a pleasant one for the side from Spain who had to deal with a lot not working for them in two legs of the encounter that year wasn’t meant for them.
The English Premier League side beat the laliga team 1-2 in Spain in the first leg of the encounter which wasn’t a good one for the home team, the return clash at the Etihad was the same as they made sure the scoreline repeated itself the way it happened before which was a total of 4-2 aggregate after the end of it all.
Real Madrid’s last game during the weekend matchdays saw them defeating Osasuna 1-3 away from their home ground in a match which could have ended up being a defeat after 90 minutes which saw them being able to make something work in their favor at the end.
Manchester City had a more impressive outing as they thrashed Watford 5-1 at the Etihad Stadium with Gabriel Jesus scoring a haul for the encounter which was amongst their biggest win of the season which has been going well for them till date with them looking at winning another Premier League title once again.
This match has a lot of talking points heading into this one with so much injury doubt ahead of kickoff, but we are in for a big one which we are expecting you to hit the comment section to let us know what you think will happen after 90 minutes of football to played here at the Etihad tonight.
Manchester City Vs Real Madrid has kicked off between both teams, to watch the match Live kindly locate the “STREAM HERE” button which will automatically direct you to the game happening at the Etihad Stadium with opportunities already seen coming from both ends of the pitch.