Real Madrid-Manchester City: the eighth of the Champions League arrives

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NEWS | 02/26/2020 | Javier Vázquez

Whites face the first leg at the Bernabéu, which hopes to live a great European night (9:00 pm, Movistar Champions League).

The anthem of the Champions League will ring again tonight in the Santiago Bernabeu. After two and a half months of waiting, the Real Madrid returns to the maximum European competition to face Manchester City in the match corresponding to the first leg of the round of 16 (21:00, Movistar Champions League). Players and fans hope to live a great night again.

After a Group Phase in which they played against PSG, Galatasaray and Bruges, those of Zidane they receive the current champion of the Premier League, a title that has conquered the last two seasons. We enter a phase of the Champions League in which the errors can be paid very expensive and, although the tie has 180 minutes, it is essential to get a good result for the second leg.

Two wins and two Real Madrid draws against Manchester City.

To achieve that advantage in the tie, a very complete match must be made, as he pointed out Zidane in the Press conference prior to the crash: "We have to play a good game and give our best because in the end it's all about that." The technician has cited 19 soccer players To face the English team.

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Manchester City agreed to the round of 16 as the first classified in Group C, ahead of Atalanta, Shakhtar Donetsk and Dynamo Zagreb. The last precedent among the Madrid and the team that trains Guardiola ended with a white victory (1-0) and with the pass to the Milan final, where the whites raised the Eleventh.

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