Match of the Week: Real Madrid - Man City
Manchester City and Real Madrid face each other in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals and with a 1-1 draw in the first leg, the scores are open, with Inter waiting since yesterday in the final of the competition.
After the 1-1 draw in the first match, the Citizens bring Real Madrid to their home ground and want the victory to reach the final of the Champions League, while with a draw they will try to celebrate qualification in extra time or on penalties. In terms of competition there is no problem and Pep Guardiola can line up the eleven he wants. Ake remains out.
Real Madrid may not be the favorites to qualify for many, but the European champions have found themselves in a similar situation many times in the past and turned the odds upside down. Thus, today Real Madrid will try to celebrate the qualification and find themselves in the final for the second consecutive season. In racing matters, Carvajal has served his suspension and will return to the starting line-up and Carlo Ancelotti faces no problems at all and has everyone available.
In their last five matches, Manchester City has four wins and one draw
In their last five matches, Real Madrid has three wins, one draw and one loss
There have been over 2.5 goals scored in four of Manchester City's last five matches
Both teams have scored in two of Manchester City's last five meetings
There have been under 2.5 goals scored in three of Real Madrid's last five matches
Manchester City: 3-2-4-1: Ederson, Walker, Diaz, Akanji, Stones, Rodry, Bernardo Silva, Gudogan, De Bruyne, Grealish, Haaland
Real Madrid: 4-3-3: Courtois, Carvajal, Militao, Rudiger, Alaba, Modric, Kroos, Valverde, Rodrigo, Benzema, Vinicius