Jesus ensures stylish Manchester City sweep past blundering Real Madrid

07 August 2020 09:06
Manchester City were relentless in a dazzling performance of shock-and-awe attacking that pinned back Real Madrid from kick-off to final whistle. It gave Pep Guardiola’s team – and the club – its finest Champions League result and pits them against Lyon in the quarter-finals.Zinedine Zidane’s team were just not allowed to breathe, and in Raphaël Varane had a hapless defender culpable for each City strike while Eden Hazard was an A-list act reduced to a bit-part. Downing the record 13-times winners in this manner and handing their head coach a first knockout defeat in the competition after 12 victorious ties will surely rocket confidence and convince City they can go on and claim the European Cup for the first time in their history. Related: Manchester City 2-1 Real Madrid (agg: 4-2): Champions League last 16, second leg – as it happened Related: Juventus 2-1 Lyon (agg: 2-2): Champions League last 16, second leg – live! Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian