Manchester City is looking to hold the Champions League semi-final with Real Madrid, but it must overtake Atletico Madrid in the second leg of the quarter-final tonight.
city He made a small 1-0 lead from the first leg thanks to Kevin De Bruyne A goal, with Atletico playing very defensively to keep themselves in a draw. Diego Simeone insists Atletico will play differently in this second leg, using the host’s crowd at the Wanda Metropolitano to their advantage.
Pep Guardiola Ruben Dias says he has traveled to Madrid, but will not start the match, while Cole Palmer has also been in contention for travel. Gabriel Jesus is suspended after receiving a third Champions League Book the season in the first leg, but Kyle Walker is back after a three-game hiatus in Europe.
After Real Madrid managed to delay Chelsea’s impressive comeback last night, Carlo Ancelotti’s side are waiting in the semi-finals if City can advance. However, they know how difficult Atletico can be, and Guardiola said he expects a more open match than the one-sided first leg.
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