‘Feast of Fantastic Goals’ Real Madrid vs Man City, 1st leg draw in semifinals

It was like ‘Star Wars’. Real Madrid (Spain) and Manchester City (England), two favorites for the Champions League (UCL) of the European Football Association (UEFA), exchanged fantastic goals and couldn’t decide the outcome 1-1.

Real Madrid and Man City drew 1-1 in the first leg of the 2022-23 UCL semifinal held at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid, Spain on the 10th (Korean time). The two teams will play the second leg at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium on the 18th. The away goal rule has been removed, so the team that wins the second leg advances to the final.토스카지노

Like a confrontation between the championship candidates, the two teams exchanged ‘fantastic goals’. Each other’s aces came forward as the solution.

The first to open fire was the home team, Real Madrid. In the 36th minute of the first half, in a counterattack that started from the left flank, Vinicius Junior shook the opponent’s net with a right-footed mid-range shot. Vinicius Junior shook the Man City net by kicking a pass from Eduardo Camavinga with his right foot from the front of the arc. 7th UCL goal this season.

However, Manchester City did not back down easily. In the 22nd minute of the second half, Kevin De Bruyne responded. The attacking opportunity that started with Camavinga’s pass miss was not missed. The pass given by Ilkay Gundogan was connected by The Brawiner with a non-stop right-footed shot from the front of the arc. De Bruyne’s shot broke the Real Madrid net. 

As a result, the two teams promised to play the second leg without a 1-1 tie. On this day, the visiting team Man City led the ball possession by 57%-43%, but Real Madrid had a 13-10 lead in the number of shots.

After the match, Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti said: “It was an interesting game. The first half wasn’t easy, but the second half was much better. When the opponent had the ball, he controlled it well defensively.” Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said: “It was a game where we kept well inside the box and put in a lot of effort. We will adjust a few things in the second game,” he explained. 

The official best player of the game was The Bruyne, who scored an equalizer with a powerful shot. In the quarter-finals on the other side, the ‘Milan Derby’ between AC Milan and Inter Milan (above Italy) will unfold. The first game between the two teams will be held at 4:00 am on the 11th.

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