Comic Varan knocks Real out of the Champions League and sends…

first_imgThe team of Manchester City achieved a second success with 2: 1 in the rematch of the round of 16 in the Champions League against Real Madrid, achieving success in both matches with a total score of 4: 2. Goals by Rahim Stirling and Gabriel Jesus were enough for the success of Pep Guardiola’s boys, while Karimed Benzema was right for Zinedine Zidane’s squad. Terribly weak match was played by Rafael Varane, whose two striking mistakes led to both goals in the door of Thibaut Courtois.The match started in the best possible way for Pep Guardiola’s team. After a terrible mistake in the guests’ play by Rafael Varane in his own penalty area, the ball was taken away by Gabriel Jesus, who found Rahim Stirling on the penalty spot, and the Brazilian could not go wrong on an empty net.The goal seemed to confuse the visiting team, as in the 15th Stirling shot just above the crossbar. Three minutes later, the English winger faked the defenders of the guests several times, but in the end his shot was blocked.In the 28th minute, however, the boys of Zinedine Zidane noted their improved performance on the field with an equalizer. Rodrigo gets free on the right and crosses. Benzema overtook Fernandinho, Aymeric Laporte did not judge his jump – Karim scored with a header of eight meters – 1: 1.At the beginning of the second half, in the 55th minute, the “citizens” were close to scoring again. After a lost ball by Casemiro, the hosts played well when the ball was taken out. Phil Foden found Rahim Stirling in a shooting position, but from a small angle he was stopped in time by Thibaut Courtois.Three minutes later, Kevin De Bruyne was brought face to face against Rafael Varane, but the Frenchman was very stable this time and took a corner.In the 63rd minute Tony Kroos managed to show a little magic in the middle of the field, after which Karim Benzema took the lead. The shooter was alone against three and eventually his shooter was blocked. A minute later, Benzema came out in the shooting position again, but his shot was weak and did not hinder Ederson.In the 69th minute, reading the hosts from Manchester City decided everything. After a long ball forward, Rafael Varane got entangled twice and in the end, when he tried to return the ball to his goalkeeper Courtois, the ball was stolen and Gabriel Jesus managed to score for 2: 1.The pace of the match gradually slowed down, as if both teams were already aware of the final outcome of the confrontation. In the 86th minute, David Silva tried his luck from a direct free kick, which, however, went just over the door of Thibaut Courtois.TThus, Manchester City will face Lyon in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, on the way to the big goal, namely winning the Cup of the tournament.Manchester City – Real Madrid 2: 11: 0 – Rahim Stirling (9)1: 1 – Karim Benzema (28)2: 1 – Gabriel Jesus (69)Here are the lineups of both teams: Manchester City: Ederson; Walker, Fernandinho, Laport, Cancello; Rodri, Gondogan, De Bruyne; Fouden, Stirling, JesusReal Madrid: Courtois; Carvajal, Varane, Militao, Mandy; Modric, Kazemiro, Kroos; Rodrigo, Benzema, Azar Follow us anywhere and anytime with the mobile application of Gong.bg. You can download it from Google Play, App Store and AppGallery.last_img

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