Rodrygo carries to overtime, Benzema takes Paris ticket – Real Madrid beat Manchester City 3-1 in overtime in the Champions League semi-finals. Real Madrid eliminated Manchester City and became Liverpool’s opponent in the final.
Real Madrid hosted Manchester City at the Santiago Bernabeu in the match where the second team to qualify for the Champions League final will be determined after Liverpool . Guaranteed to complete the season as champion in La Liga , Carlo Ancelotti in Real Madrid preferred Courtois, Carvajal, Militao, Nacho, Mendy, Modric, Casemiro, Kroos, Valverde, Benzema, Vinicius 11 against Manchester City . In Manchester City , which continues its championship fight with Liverpool in the Premier League , Pep Guardiola took the field for a tough match.
Ederson, Walker, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo, Rodri, De Bruyne, Bernardo, Mahrez, Jesus, Foden drove 11 of them.
Contrary to the first match with goals, neither team could score in the first half, and most of the second half was played with goalless equality.
As the match started with 0-0 equality, Riyad Mahrez broke the balance in Manchester City. Mahrez, who met the ball in the penalty area with Bernardo Silva ‘s pass in the 73rd minute.
2 goals in 1 minute
While 6 minutes are added to the end of the match, Real Madrid is Rodrygo ‘s 90th and 90+1. He managed to carry the match to overtime with the goals he found in the minutes.
Real Madrid , who started the overtime section fast , won a penalty in the 93rd minute. Karim Benzama , who turned the penalty kick into a goal , made the score 3-1. With this goal, Benzema scored his 14th goal of the 2021/22 Champions League season.
Real Madrid, which managed to maintain its superiority in the remaining time , eliminated Manchester City and became the rival of Liverpool in the final .
When is the Champions League final?
In the other match of the semi-finals , the Champions League final to be played between Liverpool and Real Madrid , who eliminated Villareal and bought a Paris ticket, will be played on 28 May at the Stade de France in Paris, the capital of France .