DIRECT. Manchester City – Real: goals and video summary of the semi-final

DIRECT. Manchester City - Real: les buts et le résumé en vidéo de la demi-finale MANCHESTER CITY – REAL. An incredible game. This Tuesday evening, Real Madrid and Manchester City delivered an incredible performance in the semi-finals of the Champions League.

15: – End of the live!

Thank you all for following this live between Manchester City and Real Madrid in the semi-final first leg of the Champions League.

13: 55 – Manchester City – Real Madrid, the semi-final with the most goals

7 is the number of goals that there were between Manchester City and Real Madrid yesterday in the semi-final first leg of the Champions League. This is the most prolific semi-final in history with Ajax 5-2 Bayern Munich (April 540) and Liverpool 5-2 AS Roma (April 2022).

20: 15 – New record for Benzema

After his hat-trick at Chelsea and a brace at Manchester City yesterday, Karim Benzema has become the first player in Champions League history to score five goals in the knockout stages against clubs from the same country in a single season.

09: 10 – Karim Benzema in the big leagues

Thanks to his double scored yesterday against Manchester City, Karim Benzema exceeded the 35 goals scored in a single season. He joins Cristiano Ronaldo, Ferenc Puskas, Alfredo Di Stefano and Hugo Sanchez.

05: 25 – Kevin De Bruyne’s goal, a record

Kevin De Bruyne opened the scoring after 125 seconds played. It is the fastest goal in the history of Manchester City in the Champions League.

12: 15 – Benzema one goal from Lewandowski

After his double against Manchester City in the first leg of the Champions League, Karim Benzema brings his total goals in C1 to 92 units. He only needs one achievement to equal Robert Lewandowski and get on the podium, behind the untouchable Lionel Messi (125) and Cristiano Ronaldo (140).

09: 55 – Benzema chooses the Champions League

Favorite for the Ballon d’Or 2022, Karim Benzema has made his choice between winning the Champions League or the individual award: ” For now, I’m focused on winning La Liga and the Champions League. If I have to choose with the Ballon d’Or, I’ll take the Champions League, straight away.”

10: 35 – The defense of Real Madrid in difficulty

Yesterday, the four Real Madrid defenders (Carvajal, Militao, Alaba then Nacho and Ferland Mendy) struggled against Manchester City attackers. Carvajal and Alaba were rated 3 in L’Equipe while Militao, Mendy and Nacho were rated 4.

10: 15 – Karim’s panenka Benzema on video

Led 4-2, Real Madrid got a penalty at the 82e minute of play after the hand of Aymeric Laporte. A penalty converted by Madrid striker Karim Benzema.

11: 20 – Bernardo Silva: “We can be frustrated”

After Manchester City’s victory, Bernardo Silva, midfielder of the Citizens regretted the result: “We created a lot more chances and it’s only 4-3. We can be frustrated, but we played the game we wanted. We started very well, we should have maintained our advantage better”.

10: 13 – Benzema to about his panenka: “Sometimes you have to change”

After Aymeric Laporte’s handball, Karim Benzema converted the penalty obtained on a panenka. A way of shooting like any other for the Real Madrid striker: “Penalties, if you don’t take any you won’t “Don’t miss it. The panenka? The goalkeepers watch a lot how I hit, so sometimes you have to change.”

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05: 10 – Benzema: “They entered the match better”

At the microphone of RMC, Karim Benzema tried to be positive despite the defeat of his team: “They entered the match much better, but in the second half we were able to take the ball and come back. When you face a great team, there are times when you have to bend over backwards. That’s what we did. Opposite, that’s when Same City.”

11: 05 – Pep Guardiola: “Proud of my team”

After Manchester City’s victory against Real Madrid (4-3) yesterday, Pep Guardiola was satisfied with his players: “I don’t I’m not complaining about the result or the performance, I’m so proud of the way my team played, we tried everything to win, we were very brave with and without the ball, I wouldn’t say we deserved better because the result is what it is, but we played very well.”

09: 00 – Ancelotti: “We got into the game badly”

After his team’s defeat yesterday against Manchester City (4-3) in the semi-final first leg of the Champions League, Carlo Ancelotti, the Real Madrid coach pointed to the start of the match and the defensive errors of its players.

: 40 – A double for his 540e appearance

Karim Benzema made his 540e appearance in the jersey of Real Madrid yesterday against Manchester City in the semi-final of the Champions League. The Frenchman scored twice despite the defeat of the Merengue (4-3).

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