Real Madrid 3-1 Manchester City (agg 6-5): How Pep Guardiola’s side blew it in the Bernabeu after Real’s amazing comeback | Football News


Heading for the Champions League final with just minutes to go in the Bernabeu, Manchester City lost a two-goal lead and were beaten in extra time by Real Madrid.

It came from nowhere.

It was extraordinary.

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Real Madrid’s second goal in as many minutes against Manchester City in the semi-final of the Champions League left Simon Thomas, Julian Warren and Darren Ambrose stunned in the Sky Sports Studio!

Timeline: How the semi-final turned

Real Madrid 0-1 Man City (agg: 3-5)

88: OFF THE LINE!!! How have City not doubled the lead?

Jack Grealish motors down the left and rolls a cross-shot into the middle. Thibaut Courtois is beaten but Eder Militao is back on the line to clear. Somehow Phil Foden doesn’t force the ball home from a yard out.

Real Madrid 0-1 Man City (agg: 3-5)

89: GREAT SAVE!! Grealish is toying with them down the left!

He checks past two defenders in the box and drills a low finish that Courtois deflects behind with a brilliant save with his boot. Very unlucky that from Grealish.

GOAL! Real Madrid 1-1 Man City (Rodrygo, 90) (agg: 4-5)

90: HANG ON! A NERVY FEW MINUTES REMAIN FOR CITY!

Six minutes to be precise.

City have work to do. A ball gets pumped to the back post where Benzema knocks it back across goal. Rodrygo is quickest to react and forces the ball home!

GOAL! Real Madrid 2-1 Man City (Rodrygo, 90+1) (agg: 5-5)

90+1: I CAN’T BELIEVE IT! HOW?

SIMPLY RIDICULOUS! REAL MADRID HAVE DONE IT AGAIN!

Real Madrid are level in the tie. A cross from the right leaves Manchester City all over the shop. Up pops the substitute to head home from close range.

This is another chapter in the Manchester City Champions League failures.

Real Madrid 2-1 Man City (agg: 5-5)

93: PENALTY TO REAL MADRID!!!! Dias on Benzema.

Camavinga finds Benzema in the box and Dias is just slightly late. There’s enough contact for the referee to point to the spot.

Benzema steps up…

GOAL! Real Madrid 3-1 Man City (Benzema, 95) (agg: 6-5)

95: INCREDIBLE… REAL MADRID ARE AHEAD IN THE TIE FOR THE FIRST TIME!!

Benzema stays cool and rolls one into the corner. What has happened to Manchester City?

This is a collapse of epic proportions.

Real Madrid 3-1 Man City (agg: 6-5)

FT: REAL MADRID ARE INTO THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL!

Put May 28 firmly in your diary. It’s Liverpool vs Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Paris! Yes, please.

A quite incredible comeback. One of the craziest we’ve ever seen.

Manchester City were moonwalking into the final with six minutes to go. Grealish then missed two big chances before Rodrygo scored twice to take it to extra time. Benzema then netted from the spot.

A quite astonishing choke from Pep Guardiola’s boys.





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