Manchester City-Real Madrid: go for the pass to the quarterfinals of the Champions League

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NEWS | 08/07/2020 | Javier Vazquez

The team needs to win and score at least 2 goals at the Etihad Stadium to qualify.

It's been five months since the last game of Champions League and finally the great European competition for him returns Real Madrid. He does so with a spectacular match at the Etihad Stadium, where the champion of League Manchester City is measured to seek a place in the quarterfinals (9pm CET).

It will not be easy to achieve the goal of being in the Final Phase of Lisbon because you have to win and score 2 or more goals to, at least, equalize 1-2 in the first leg, which would take the match to extra time. But in the round of 16, Madrid has a great seven win away streak consecutive years and wants to increase it by adding his first win in a stadium that he has visited twice (1-1 and 0-0).


"For us it is another final and we will try to make a great game," he said. Zidane in the Press conference prior to a match that you will have to face without the captain Sergio Ramos. The one that will be is Benzema, who in addition to being the team's top scorer has already scored two goals against Manchester City. Coach summoned these 24 players for a momentous match.

Title candidate

City is being one of the most outstanding teams in this edition of the Champions. Unbeaten, with 18 goals in favor and 5 against, the English team is one of the candidates to win the title after a season in which they have not had options in the Premier for the dominance of Liverpool. The numbers of Gabriel Jesús and Sterling (5 goals) and Mahrez (4 assists) are just one example of the potential of Manchester City.

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