5 Interesting Facts Before the Real Madrid Vs Man City Duel in the Second Leg of the Champions League Semifinals


Real Madrid will host Manchester City in the 2021/2022 Champions League semifinal second leg , Thursday (5/5/2022). Playing at the Santiago Bernabeu, Los Blancos have the opportunity to come out victorious.

Real Madrid lost 3-4 in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final last week. Carlo Ancelotti’s troops must win by a two-goal difference if they want to qualify for the final.

Real Madrid is still in euphoria after confirming the 2021/2022 Spanish League title last weekend. The motivation to marry this season’s trophy is certainly a fuel for the spirit of Karim Benzema et al.

Meanwhile, Man City mathematically only needs a draw. The task is not something impossible for Pep Guardiola’s team.

Moreover, Gabriel Jesus et al. yet to lose in 14 consecutive matches in all competitions. They only lost three times and the remaining 11 matches were successfully won.

A number of interesting facts accompany the meeting of the two teams for the second leg this morning. Reflecting on the achievements of the two teams up to the last four, represent the greatness of Real Madrid and Manchester City in their ambition to win the Champions League title.

Let’s look at five interesting facts ahead of the Champions League semifinal second leg meeting between Real Madrid and Manchester City below:

Real Madrid vs Man City Facts

1. Real Madrid’s defense is bad

Real Madrid’s defense has been terrible in the Champions League this season. As seen when they traveled to the Etihad Stadium in the first leg, El Real’s goal was broken four times.

David Alaba et al. often made small mistakes that ended in the goal of Thibaut Courtois breaking in the first meeting last week. Madrid’s defense is easily penetrated.

David Alaba is certain to miss the match in the second leg this morning. His compatriot, Eder Militao also played quite badly in the first meeting.

2. Karim Benzema’s Magical Touch

Real Madrid have the figure of Karim Benzema who is a scary striker at the moment. Even though he is no longer young, he is a predator for the opponent’s defense.

Benzema’s two additional goals against Man City in the first leg, made him the only player who could score 6 goals against English representatives in the Champions League.

Previously, Karim Benzema successfully scored a hat-trick or three goals in the first leg and 1 goal in the second leg against Chelsea in the quarter-finals.

3. Man City Otw Second In a row

If they manage to get rid of Real Madrid in the semifinals, then Man City will certainly meet Liverpool in the top party.

If successful, Man City will also appear in the final for the second time in a row. Last year they reached the final, although unfortunately lost to Chelsea 0-1 and failed to win.

4. Gabriel Jesus Could Be A Real Madrid Nightmare

Gabriel Jesus also scored for Man City against Madrid in the first leg last week. The addition of one goal means Gabriel Jesus has now scored in his last three appearances against Real Madrid in the Champions League.

Previously, Gabriel Jesus scored twice against Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League in 2020.

5. Pep Guardiola’s flashy record vs Real Madrid

Man City coach Pep Gurdiola is overshadowed by a flashy record every time he meets Real Madrid. One of them was the victory with Man City last week in the semifinal first leg.

The Spanish strategist is now sharpening his record against Real Madrid. Pep Guardiola has recorded 12 wins against Real Madrid.