In this summit match, Manchester City, the leaders of the English Premier League “Premier League”, and its guest Real Madrid, the leaders of the Spanish First Division “La Liga”, in the first leg of the semi-finals of the Champions League, the most expensive club in the world.
Through tonight’s match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester City seeks to achieve a positive result and win in order to take an additional step towards the final before the return match in Madrid.
Man City will play in the semi-finals for the third time in the last 7 seasons, and hopes to reach the final for the second time in a row.
On the other hand, Real Madrid plays in the semi-finals for the tenth time in the last 12 years, and seeks to get closer to the fourteenth title and consolidate its record in the European competition.
The two teams had previously met in the semi-finals of the Champions League in 2016, and the Spanish team qualified at that time, while the last confrontation between the two giants in the Champions League goes back to the price of the 2020 final when City knocked out Real Madrid by winning back and forth.