MADRID (SPAIN) – Manchester City company in Madrid. The team coached by Guardiola , who in these parts is considered an enemy for his past at Barcelona, won in comeback mortgaging the qualification for the Champions League quarter-finals. Also because, in the final game, Real lost Sergio Ramos for the return match. The blancos captain has been sent off and will miss Manchester's return.
Real-City 1-2: De Bruyne decisive, Sergio Ramos forced to expulsion.
It was a beautiful game, played at a very high pace compared to Lyon-Juventus. After a first half of substantial balance, with scoring chances not materialized by both teams, it is Real who detonates Bernabeu in the second half with Isco's advantage.
The striker of the Spanish national team unlocked the game on assist from the young Brazilian Vinicius Junior. At the best time for Real Madrid, the City equalized the score with a header by Gabriel Jesus on a cross from the left by a wild De Bruyne.
Seven minutes after the end of the game, Carvajal cut Gabriel Jesus giving the penalty to Manchester City. De Bruyne displaced the opponent's goalkeeper giving Guardiola a precious success.
At the end of the match, Sergio Ramos was expelled because he had to stop a clear scoring opportunity for the guests brought about by a trivial mistake in setting up Real Madrid. The City is with more than a foot in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, Real will need a feat in Manchester without its champion Sergio Ramos.
Source: Blitz Quotidiano