China News Service Client, May 5th. In the early morning of May 5th, Beijing time, the second round of the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League semi-finals will be fought for a focus battle.
Real Madrid reversed Manchester City 3:1 at home and reached the final with a total score of 6:5.
Real Madrid lost to Manchester City 3:4 in the first leg.
Compared with the first round, the lineups of the two sides were rotated slightly.
Casemiro and Nacho alternated.
Manchester City also rotated 2 people, Walker and Cancelo returned to the starting lineup.
Neither side scored in the first half.
Manchester City broke the deadlock in the 73rd minute, Bernardo counterattacked a pass, and Mahrez shot into the near corner from the right side of the penalty area.
He also became the first Manchester City player to score seven Champions League goals in a single season.
Facing the backward situation, Real Madrid scored 2 goals in 2 minutes to equalize the total score and staged a miraculous reversal.
In the 90th minute, Benzema made a volley from the left side of the penalty area, and Rodrigo scored from close range, 1:1.
In the 91st minute, Carvajal made a cross from the right, and Rodrigo scored a header in front of the small penalty area, 2:1.
In the 94th minute of extra time, Dias knocked down Benzema in the penalty area, and he personally took a penalty kick into the lower right corner, 3:1.
Real Madrid's total score 6:5 lead.
Manchester City missed a good opportunity, Cancelo made a cross from the right, Foden's header was barely saved by Courtois, and Fernandinho shot wide from the left side of the penalty area.
In the end, Real Madrid successfully advanced to the final and will compete with Liverpool for the Champions League trophy this season.