Coach Pep Guardiola was confident of victory.
Manchester City won 4-0 against Real Madrid in the second leg of the 2022-23 season European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League (UCL) semifinal held at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England at 4:00 am (Korean time) on the 18th. Reaped. With this, Man City advanced to the final of the tournament with an aggregate score of 5-1.
Manchester City came out with a 3-2-4-1 formation. Elling Haaland stood at the forefront, along with Grealish, Ilkay Gundogan, Kevin De Bruyne and Bernardo Silva. Rodri and John Stones lined up in the third line, while Manuel Akanji, Ruben Dias and Kyle Walker formed the defense. The goal was guarded by Ederson.
Man City continued their overwhelming momentum in this match. Man City, who showed an exceptionally strong aspect at home this season, drove from the beginning of the first half on this day, and eventually even scored the opening goal. It was Silva’s opening goal in the 23rd minute of the first half. Silva scored another goal with a header in the 37th minute of the first half, and thanks to Silva’s goal, Manchester City faced halftime with the gap widening to 2 points.스포츠토토
In the second half, Man City dominated. Real tried to counterattack, but to no avail. Eder Militao’s own goal put a wedge in the game in the 31st minute of the second half, and Julian Alvarez, who was brought in as a substitute, burst into celebration in extra time in the second half and won 4-0 at home against Real Madrid. As a result, Man City advanced to the UCL final after two seasons after the 2020-21 season.
After the match, Rio Ferdinand revealed the text he received from Guardiola. “Guardiola texted me before the match,” Ferdinand told Britain’s BT Sport. “He said, ‘Believe me, we won against Real Madrid two years ago. “Guardiola had confidence in me. He sent me a text like that two or three hours before the start of the match. This is an action based on his confidence in the details and his confidence in the players.”
As Guardiola assured, Manchester City won against Real Madrid. That is a very perfect victory.