Champions League: Manchester City vs Real Madrid – Live | Football News

Latest updates from the Man City versus Real Madrid semi-final first leg taking place at Etihad Stadium in England.

  • Real Madrid are 13-time European champions.
  • Manchester City have never been beaten by Real Madrid at home.
  • Both sides have played six times in the Champions League (two wins each, two draws).
  • Real appearing in a Champions League semi-final for a record 15th time.
  • City in their second successive Champions League semi-finals.

Mind games!

It appears that Pep was playing mind games all along! John Stones starts at right back for Man City!


Man City: Ederson, Stones, Dias (C), Laporte, Zinchenko, Rodrigo, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Mahrez, Foden, Jesus

Real Madrid: Courtois, Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Kroos, Benzema, Modric, Valverde, Vini Jr, Rodrygo, Mendy

Is Jesus the man for City tonight?

Gabriel Jesus scored four in his last game. How many can he score tonight?

Preview: Glittering history gives Real an advantage

Real Madrid’s glittering history in the Champions League gives them an advantage when they face Manchester City in the first leg of the semi-finals, according to the Spanish side’s coach Carlo Ancelotti.

Meanwhile, manager Pep Guardiola admitted Manchester City cannot compete with Real Madrid’s European pedigree but said they can write a new chapter of their own.

Read our match preview here.

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