Man City vs Real Madrid, Atletico are knocked out

UEFA Champions League Quarter Final: Man City vs Real Madrid, 10-man Atletico Madrid are knocked out by Manchester City: Manchester City have secured their place in the Champions League semi-finals after a 0-0 draw with Atletico Madrid in their second leg. Kevin de Bruyne’s single goal in the first leg last week gave Pep Guardiola a slim lead to Wanda Metropolitano. Diego Simeone’s men put them under intense pressure in the second half, but City held on firmly before the late-night mood swings and Philip Red was spotted. Follow InsideSport.IN for the latest sports news.

UEFA Champions League quarter-finals: Man City face Real Madrid in the semifinals, 10-man Atletico Madrid were knocked out in a violent goalless draw by Manchester City

Manchester City knocked out Atletico! An impressive performance in the second half prevented Atletico Madrid from losing 1-0 to Manchester City as Felipe looked red. Man City have reached the semi-finals of the Champions League for the first time in their history. The leaders of the Premier League will now face Real Madrid in the last four after Carlo Ancelotti’s allegations against Chelsea were cleared on Tuesday.

UEFA Champions League Quarter Final: Highlights

The first clear goal for both sides came at the half-hour mark when Ilke Gundogan hit the base of Jan Oblak’s right-handed post from eight yards out after being disturbed by Phil Foden.

City, in a thrilling 2-2 draw with title rivals Liverpool, are more likely to score throughout the first half, yet they fail to hit the target with any of their eight goals. Shot

The hosts improved a lot at the start of the second period, and Antoine Griezmann made a skinny attempt over the post from the edge of the penalty area an hour earlier.

UEFA Champions League quarter-finals: Man City face Real Madrid in the semifinals, 10-man Atletico Madrid were knocked out in a violent goalless draw by Manchester City
UEFA Champions League quarter-finals: Man City face Real Madrid in the semifinals, 10-man Atletico Madrid were knocked out in a violent goalless draw by Manchester City

There was a scuffle after Felipe’s late challenge on Foden in the final, with both set players clashing near the corner flag.

The final result was a second yellow card for the Atleti defender as the home side’s Champions League campaign ended in a talk note, with Simeon himself booking at stoppage time after setting foot on the pitch.

Man City have worked hard to reach the semi-finals

City dominated the first half, taking eight shots in Atletico, but Guardiola’s men were injured in the second half and registered just two shots on goal.

The La Liga team may feel unlucky not to take extra time after a thrilling second half performance, but the reality is that they have now failed to win any of their last eight home games in the Champions League.

UEFA Champions League quarter-finals: Man City face Real Madrid in the semifinals, 10-man Atletico Madrid were knocked out in a violent goalless draw by Manchester City
UEFA Champions League quarter-finals: Man City face Real Madrid in the semifinals, 10-man Atletico Madrid were knocked out in a violent goalless draw by Manchester City
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What next?

The big games for City continue to come as they face Liverpool for the second time in a week in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday. Atletico next in action against Espanyol on home soil in La Liga on Sunday.

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