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MADRID HAVE NEVER WON AT CITY

Reason to believe that City will knock Madrid out of the Champions League in the second leg

Published:10/04/2024 - 11:11h

Updated:10/04/2024 - 11:11h

Madrid will find it very difficult to return to a Champions League semi-final under the context in which they left their tie against City, even having several reasons why the English team should be seen as great favourites

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The Manchester City attained to carry a tie of Santiago Bernabéu in the party of gone of the quarter-finals in front of the Real Madrid. The team of Pep Guardiola, that began winning the party, finished with a 3-3 that although they do not suppose him an advantage by the elimination of the rule of the goal of visitor, yes that they leave him in a big position to be again in semifinals for closing the eliminatory in his field.

And from there they can analyse several main reasons by which has to think that the English have a lot of possibilities to delete of the European tournament to the Madrid, something that would achieve by second consecutive season. Splitting of the point to be able to play the turn in England, a no lower data, also the Madrid will have to confront to the fact that the Wednesday 17 April, Guardiola surely will recover to important players in defence, as it is the case of Kyle Walker and Ederson.

'Signings' for Guardiola

In fact, the Brazilian goalkeeper already was acting in the Bernabéu and expects that the weekend, in front of the modest Luton Town, can contest the 90 minutes and already return to the titularity. By his part, Walker would be a big factor to consider if it is available, since it could cancel with a lot of effectiveness to Vinicius and Rodrygo, those who this Tuesday surprised splitting both from the left band and doing a society in almost each against that had the Madrid.

The City surely will try to rush forward to the Madrid from the beginning

Another factor that the City will have to his favour to delete to the whites, and that connects with the play the turn like venue, is that they will be able to go out to presionar further up, as they are used to to do it in each party that play in his field. Besides, the Madrid will have to trust his captain Nacho like one of the two central headlines of the team and those win to mark the first goal of incessant way by part of the ones of Guardiola could open the duel to a goleada, as it happened in 2023 with the 4-0 final of the second party.

Precisely this goleada allows that the Madrid have to confront to the ghosts that could leave a party like that, knowing that if they put the first so much of the party, perhaps the Madrid go to rack and ruin. Finally, and no thus less important, is the fact that the merengues never has won to the City in his field, and with a XI something improvised and in front of the valid European champion, his options are not the best, especially understanding that the team of Guardiola is better team and will have almost everything to his favour, including the own Catalan trainer.

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