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  • Champions League

  • Eighth finals

  • Results:

  • Gladbach-Manchester City 

    0-2

  • Atalanta-Real Madrid

    0-1

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

Mendy gives Real away against ten Atalanta.


Real Madrid provides itself with a good starting position for the return against Atalanta.

In Bergamo, Zinedine Zidane's team wins 0-1 by a late goal from Ferland Mendy.

Atalanta played almost the entire game with ten men, after a red card for Remo Freuler.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

90 'Real almost immediately added one, but Casemiro's shot from close range is blocked.

Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

City is merciful to Gladbach with 0-2 win


Manchester City records a simple 0-2 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach in Budapest, Hungary.

The English team is lord and master the entire game, but fails to make the score much higher.

Bernardo Silva opens the score before half-time and Gabriel Jesus determines the final score after the break.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

86 'GOAL Real Madrid! 

0-1



There is the goal for Real!

Note bene left back Mendy, who also decorated the red card for Freuler, breaks the spell.

He shoots the ball from the edge of the box with his lesser right leg right in the bottom corner.

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Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

82 'Striking.

Casemiro, who already has yellow, goes very easily after the ground in the sixteen of Atalanta.

He gets a reprimand from referee Stieler, but a second yellow card does not follow.

Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

78 'And there it is almost 0-3 for City, which is really waltzing over Gladbach.

A shot from Gundogan narrowly goes over.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

74 'Real started energetically in the second half, but was unable to continue that line.

Atalanta does not create anything herself, but will be satisfied with the limited amount of opportunities it allows with ten men.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

For the time being no goals at Atalanta-Real.

That is striking, given Atalanta's statistics in the Champions League.

Until now, every CL match of the Italians has yielded at least two goals.

The only exception is the match against Ajax earlier this season.

In Amsterdam Atalanta then won 0-1.

Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

65 'GOAL Manchester City!

0-2



Bernardo Silva already made it 0-1 in the first half with a header and now he delivers an assist with his head.

The Portuguese prepares for Gabriel Jesus, who doubles the margin falling.

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Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

Marten de Roon is still holding off scoring with his Atalanta Real, despite the fact that it has been playing with ten men since the 17th minute.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

53 'What an opportunity for Vinicius!

A few meters from the goal, the winger suddenly gets the ball in front of his feet, but miraculously the ball goes over the goal.

In this way Atalanta still stands, although Real is increasingly insisting.

Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

Gladbach has never once fired on the City goal in this game.

And that is striking since the German team was one of the most scoring teams in Europe in the group stage of the Champions League with sixteen hits.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

47 'Atalanta escapes just after the break.

The bet from Modric with an odds on the right is changed direction, and rolls just along the wrong side of the post for Real.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

46 'The ball is also rolling again at Atalanta-Real.

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Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

46 'We are on the road again at Gladbach-Manchester City.

Can the 'home team' in Budapest do something about the backlog?

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

Peace! 

Atalanta and Real Madrid are going to rest with a 0-0 score.

The home team has been playing with ten men through Freuler's red card for half an hour, but Real has a lot of trouble converting the numerical majority into opportunities.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

45 + 1 'The biggest chance in the first half is for Varane.

Kroos cuts a free kick sharply and Gollini reflexively prevents the opening goal of the French defender.

Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

Peace!

Manchester City rules in Budapest and has a 0-1 lead against Gladbach thanks to a hit by Bernardo Silva.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

44 'Isco gets a chance to open the score, but misses the ball after a cross from the right.

The repetition shows that the Spaniard was offside, so a possible goal would not have counted anyway.

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Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

The last time Gladbach conceded a hit at the highest European level was on April 12, 1978. In the return of the semi-finals, Ray Kennedy, Kenny Dalglish and Jimmy Case recorded the hits on behalf of Liverpool at the time.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

40 'The ten of Atalanta remain fairly simple for the time being and are now also making themselves heard.

However, Luis Muriel gets no further than a soft shot, which rolls harmlessly wide.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

39 'Finally some danger from Real, but Vinicius shoots over.

Shortly afterwards, Marco Asensio heads straight into the hands of Gollini

Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

40 'A long shot from Cancelo whizzes over the bar.

Borussia Mönchengladbach has nothing to say against the British superpower in this first half.

Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

Silva scores his eighth Champions League goal tonight, but only his first European goal with a header.

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Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

Before the game, there was a minute of silence before the death of Atalanta player Willy Braciano Ta Bi (21).

He died of a tumor yesterday.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

30 'Another setback for Atalanta.

Top scorer Duvan Zapata cannot continue.

He is replaced by Mario Pasalic.

Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

29 'GOAL Manchester City!

0-1



After half an hour it is a hit for Manchester City!

João Cancelo puts the ball perfectly on the head of Bernardo Silva, who simply opens the score.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

25 'Nacho steams up from the defense and can continue like this, but then hits the ball so badly that it goes over the sideline on the other side of the field.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

23 'Casemiro gets yellow and misses the return match in Madrid in three weeks.

Zidane already misses a large number of players tonight and has to do without his controlling midfielder in the return anyway.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

22 'With his red card, Freuler gets two questionable milestones to his name.

He is the first Atalanta player ever to be red in a Champions League match and the first Swiss to receive a direct red card in the Champions League.

Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

23 'After a quarter of a game, we saw a few half opportunities for City in Budapest.

Both teams have not yet arrived at played opportunities.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

18 'Red card Atalanta! 



Remo Freuler takes down the broken Ferland Mendy and can break in.

Big setback for the Italians.

Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

13 'City hardly lets Gladbach come from their own half in the opening phase of this match.

The Germans seem to rely mainly on the counter today.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

10 'Few uplifting moments in the opening phase in Bergamo.

Atalanta started well, but Real Madrid now seems to be taking the reins a bit more.

Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

Due to corona restrictions, Gladbach-Manchester City is set in the Hungarian capital Budapest.

Unfortunately, none of the 67,000 seats in the Puskás Aréna are filled.

Champions League a few seconds ago

1 'Kick-off!

We are underway in the eighth finals of the Champions League.

The ball rolls at Borussia Mönchengladbach-Manchester City and Atalanta Real Madrid.

Gladbach-Manchester City · a few seconds ago

At Borussia Mönchengladbach-Manchester City it was already clear that there would be no Dutchmen on the field.

Nathan Aké, the only Dutchman who could have participated, is missing from the visitors due to a muscle injury.



Gladbach: 

Sommer;

Elvedi, Zakaria, Ginter;

Lainer, Neuhaus, Kramer, Hofmann, Bensebaini;

Plea, Stindl.



Manchester City:

 Ederson;

Walker, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo;

Bernardo, Rodri, Gundogan;

Foden, Gabriel Jesús, Sterling.

Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

And the line-up of Real Madrid is also in.

Trainer Zinedine Zidane is struggling with an almost entire team of injuries and has had to rotate considerably.

📋✅ ¡Nuestro XI inicial 🆚 @Atalanta_BC!

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Atalanta-Real Madrid a few seconds ago

Marten de Roon has a basic place at Atalanta, which starts the eight-final game with Real Madrid at 9 p.m.

Sam Lammers is sitting on the bench of the Italian team, where Hans Hateboer is missing due to a foot injury.

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