Historic day for the club. Manchester City edged PSG 4-1 on aggregate to qualify for their first UEFA Champions League final. The decisive match will be played on May 29 in Turkey and their rival will be Chelsea or Real Madrid. Now we go for more!
Yes, we can already say it: we are in the final of the UEFA Champions League! May 4, 2021 will be a date hard to forget for City fans. Today those led by Pep Guardiola they managed to break the barrier of the semifinals and were installed among the two best in Europe. We review the spectacular path that the team traveled until reaching the grand final undefeated.
City had an almost perfect opening phase: they won 5 games, drew 1 and reached first place in Group C with 16 points, 3 more than Porto and 13 more than Marseille and Olympiacos. He scored 13 goals and only received one, in a 3-1 victory against the Portuguese team.
3/11/2020 – Man. City 3-0 Olympiacos (Torres, Jesus, Cancelo)
25/11/2020 – Olympiacos 0-1 Man. City (Foden)
1/12/2020 – Porto 0-0 Man. City
9/12/2020 – Man. City 3-0 Marsella (Torres, Agüero, González e / c)
After overcoming his group with authority, he faced Borussia Mönchengladbach. The first leg, in Hungary, he won 2-0 with goals from Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus, while on the return he repeated the result but with İlkay celebrations Gundogan and Kevin de Bruyne. Valla undefeated and 4 goals in favor to continue the streak and advance to the round.
This time his rival was Erling Haaland’s Borussia Dortmund. In the first game, City opened the scoring with a goal of De Bruyne, then suffered the tie at 84 minutes and when it seemed that it ended in a complicated 1-1, Phil appeared Foden at 90 to close an important victory at home. In the second match he started losing and despite having another adverse scenario, he kept his game and turned it around with personality: victory 2-1 with goals from Riyad Mahrez Y Foden to reach their second semi-final in history.
Neymar, Mbappé and company also suffered the celestial wave. In France City won 2-1 with goals from De Bruyne Y Mahrez, after starting losing and in England imposed conditions. He handled the game calmly and defeated it 2-0 with a double Mahrez. Global 4-1 with an unforgettable level against a weight rival, who had been a finalist in the last edition.
The Cityzens they reached their first final in history with extraordinary numbers: 11 victories, 1 draw, 25 goals for and 4 against in 12 games. Now they will face Chelsea or Real Madrid on May 29 in Turkey. The dream is not over yet!