Actual Madrid produced an astonishing late comeback in opposition to Manchester City to arrange a Champions League last in opposition to Liverpool, as Karim Benzema’s additional-time penalty winner gave them an unimaginable 6-5 mixture win over City.
The 13-time winners had been trailing 5-3 on mixture heading into the ninetieth minute on the Bernabeu after Riyad Mahrez had given City the lead (73).
However two targets in two minutes from substitute Rodrygo dramatically made it 2-1 (5-5 on mixture) to Actual within the 91st minute to ship the tie to additional-time.
Actual’s unimaginable fightback was then full within the fifth minute of additional-time as Benzema scored a penalty after being introduced down by Ruben Dias.
City got here near forcing a penalty shootout however Fernandinho put it huge on the again submit on the finish of the primary half of additional-time because the Premier League leaders missed out on making it again-to-again Champions League finals.
- Actual Madrid made two modifications from the primary leg defeat as Casemiro returned in midfield with Rodrygo dropping out, whereas Nacho changed David Alaba, who was solely match sufficient for the bench.
- Man City additionally made two modifications from the house win over Actual as Kyle Walker returned from damage to interchange Stones whereas Joao Cancelo got here again from suspension to take Zinchenko’s place.
Actual, who additionally got here from behind within the earlier two rounds in opposition to Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea, reached their first Champions League last since 2018 after they beat Liverpool 3-1.
However Jurgen Klopp’s facet will now be in search of revenge in opposition to the Spanish champions in Paris on Could 28 as Actual boss Carlo Ancelotti seems to change into the primary supervisor to win the competitors 4 instances.
Extra to observe…
Manchester City return to Premier League motion on Sunday as they host Newcastle, stay on Sky Sports activities; kick-off 4.30pm. City play a day after their title rivals Liverpool, who may very well be above them come kick-off in the event that they keep away from defeat at dwelling to Tottenham on Saturday night time.
Sunday – Newcastle (h) Premier League, stay on Sky Sports activities
Could 11 – Wolves (a) Premier League, stay on Sky Sports activities
Could 15 – West Ham (a) Premier League, stay on Sky Sports activities
Could 22 – Aston Villa (h) Premier League