Despite the suspension of the Champions League football championship for several months due to the outbreak of the Corona epidemic, excitement was present in the confrontations between Manchester City and Real Madrid, and Juventus with Lyon, in the second leg of the final eight of the tournament.

Despite the local boom achieved by Real Madrid and culminating in winning the Spanish League title, it failed to skip Manchester City and lost at Etihad Stadium 2-1 after losing the same result to the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, to qualify for the quarter-finals of the continental championship that dreams of crowning its title.

Raheem Sterling scored early for City in the ninth minute, Karim Benzema equalized for Real with a header in the 28th minute, and Gabriel Jesus took advantage of a fatal mistake from Real Varane's defender and scored the second goal, announcing City's progress.

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Karim Benzema's header gives Real Madrid a dose of hope to qualify for the Champions League quarter-finals! ⚽🤩

Manchester City 1 - Real Madrid 1 (3-2) 🔥

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Juventus were eliminated from the final round of the tournament despite their 2-1 home victory over Lyon, who won their home match 1-0 in the first leg, and benefited from the preference rule by scoring outside their stadium.

And from a controversial penalty kick, Memphis Depay scored the lead for Lyon in the 12th minute, and from a controversial penalty kick, Juventus also tied in the 43rd minute through Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored the second goal in the 60th minute with a missile shot.

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Ronaldo continues the series of beautiful goals in the Champions League! ⚽️😮

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