Real Madrid completed another magical night and they will be on Paris final the 28th May against Liverpool of Jurgen Kloop.
This is the third time (on this current edition of Champions League) that Real Madrid won a qualifying round as this way. They comeback again an impossible match and destroyed City on the last 10 minutes of the game and on the extra-time.
Madrid had a very difficult task. They had to comeback the Manchester City of Pep Guardiola (one of the best coaches in the world). However, on an epic ending, they could scored the two goals that they needed to force the extra-time against “citizens“.
The game started very good for local team. The team of Carlo Ancelotti did an incredible pressure to City and they had many troubles to play their football. However, they could not materialize this domain of the beginning with goal chances. In fact, some players like Vinicius or Benzema were very bad in the face of Ederson´s goal. Manchester City more less the same. They had some very good plays but at the time to give the decisive pass or throw the ball they were awful. The first half would conclude with both teams very evenly matched and with the others 45´ minutes to decide who would be on Paris accompanying Liverpool.
The things on the second half would change a little more. The physical wear of the players would change the rhythm of the game. City would strike first. After a good play and amazing assist of Bernardo Silva, Mahrez scored a great goal to give more advantage to his team.
After this goal, Madrid woke up. With an amazing assist of Karim Benzema, Rodrygo would score the first goal of the comeback and gave Bernabeu hope for keep pushing and supporting. Three minutes later and on the extra-time, Rodrygo scored his second goal of the night and thus tied the match.
On the extra-time of this semifinal a lot of fans knew that Madrid would pass to the final. With just 5 minutes played of the first half of the extension, Karim Benzema would cause a penalty for his team. Obviously, he did not fail and completed the comeback against one of the best teams in the world.
With this result City will focus now on win Premier League (with just one point of advantage respect Liverpool). One the other hand, Madrid won the league and they will have a lot of time to prepare the final. They will play derby against Atletico of Cholo Simeone this weekend, so they do not rest.