Download Football Video: Real Madrid vs Manchester City 1-2 Highlights
Real Madrid vs Manchester City Highlights Download: February 2020 – UEFA Champions League
Aymeric Laporte secured an injury as he limped off at half time
Real Madrid have prevailed in their last four Champions League knockout ties against English sides. In the other hand, Man City have never defeated Madrid in four previous meetings, losing both their away games at the Bernabeu.
The home team made three changes to the side that lost 1-0 to Levante last weekend in LaLiga. The talisman, Eden Hazard misses out with an ankle injury he sustained in that game. This game Vinicius Junior to replaced him.
Valverde and Mendy also come in. Benzema becomes the sixth player to make 100 Champions League appearances for Madrid.
There are two changes to City’s team from their 1-0 win over Leicester. Otamendi and Jesus start ahead of Fernandinho and Aguero.
However, Real Madrid’s misery was compounded moments later when Ramos was shown a straight red card for chopping down Gabriel Jesus on the edge of the box. When the visitor’s striker looked set to make it three and it’s advantage City ahead of the second leg at the Etihad on March 17.
Meanwhile, there was a bad news for Man City at the first half. When key defender Aymeric Laporte limped off with an injury. Having only just returned to the first-team fold after a long-term knee problem. So, that was the only disappointment on what was a historic night for Guardiola and his side.
Real Madrid: Thibaut Courtois; Daniel Carvajal, Sergio Ramos (c). Raphael Varane, Ferland Mendy; Federico Valverde. Casemiro, Luka Modric; Vinicius Junior, Karim Benzema, Isco.
SUBS: Alphonse Areola, Luka Jovic, Toni Kroos, Marcelo. Lucas Vazquez, Eder Militao, Gareth Bale.
Manchester City: Ederson; Kyle Walker. Nicolas Otamendi, Aymeric Laporte, Benjamin Mendy. Kevin De Bruyne (c), Rodrigo, Ilkay Gundogan. Riyad Mahrez, Gabriel Jesus, Bernardo Silva.
SUBS: Claudio Bravo, David Silva, Phil Foden, Joao Cancelo. Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling, Fernandinho.
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