Man City v Real Madrid - as it happened

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Man City vs Real Madrid, UCL semi-final second leg, 17/5/23, line-ups. BeSoccer.
Man City vs Real Madrid, UCL semi-final second leg, 17/5/23, line-ups. BeSoccer.
It's the big one. The one we've all been waiting for. Follow live coverage of the all-important Champions League semi-final second leg between Manchester City and Real Madrid. A place on the plane to Istanbul is up for grabs for both sides tonight as they lock horns for the chance to take on Inter.

List of goalscorers

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  • 90'
    FT: City 4-0 Madrid (5-1). Absolute demolition from City tonight here, putting last year's disappointment behind them and showing that they really mean business this time out. A dominiation of a second half saw two more Citizen goals, the first going in off Militao, before Alvarez added one at the death. Guardiola's men now have a great chance to get their first ever UCL crown in Istanbul ve Inter....
  • 90'
    GOOOOOALLL FROM ALVAAREEZZZZ!!!! The newly introduced sub rounds off a perfect evening for the Sky Blues. After being threaded through down the centre of the box by Foden, the Argentine calmly slots home for City's fourth.
  • 90'
    Grealish booked
  • 89'
    SUB for City: Haaland making way for Julian Alvarez.
  • 84'
    SUB for City: KdB off for Foden with the Belgian's name ringing around the Etihad as he walks off.
  • 80'
    SUBS for Madrid: Tchouameni, Vazquez and Ceballos on for Rodrygo, Carvajal and Camavinga
  • 79'
    SUB for City: Gundogan off for Mahrez.
Own goal

Own goal

de Real Madrid en el 76'
  • 76'
    CITYYYYY GET A THIRD!!!! This time it might be going down as an own-goal. Akanji rises the highest off a KdB cross and his header comes off Militao.

Yellow card

a Real Madrid
  • 75'
    Yellow for Camavinga after he tears down Grealish.
  • 70'
    SUB for Madrid: Asensio coming on for Kroos.
  • 63'
    SUB for Madrid: Modric off for Rudiger.

Yellow card

a Manchester City
  • 62'
    Gundogan the next in the book after stopping a Vinicius breakaway.
  • 56'
    Yellow for Carvajal as he tears down Grealish.
  • 54'
    Madrid appear to have woken up a bit here... Corner for the Merengues.
  • 51'
    GREAT EFFORT FROM ALABA. Ederson tips over a great free-kick from the Austrian from a long way out.
  • 49'
    KdB catches Kroos on his way through, foul to Madrid.
  • 46'
    Big half coming up for Madrid here, will they manage to forge a comeback?
  • 45'
    HT: City 2-0 Madrid (3-1). An absolute lesson from City there in the first half. A Bernardo Silva double sees Pep's men into the break two goals to the good after a dominant display. Ancelotti really has to earn his money now with this team talk, let's see if they can turn it around.
  • 44'
    City maintaining their dominance here....
  • 40'
    Foul for City going foward but quite a way out.
de Manchester City en el 37'
  • 37'
    GOOOOAAALLLL FOR CIIITYYYY!!!! It's Bernardo Silva who gets another!!!!! What a first half here... Gundogan has a shot blocked, but it rebounds up for Silva to head home into the empty net.
  • 35'
    KROOOOSSS OFF THE BAR!!! What a hit from the German from a long way out!! Not sure if Ederson gets a touch on it but the shot thwacks off the crossbar... incredible effort.
  • 34'
    Madrid creeping their way back into this... Corner for Los Blancos.
  • 32'
    Walker wins his first battle vs Vini Jr, beating the Brazilian to the through ball.
  • 31'
    Haaland too eager and fouls Militao in the box when running past him.
  • 29'
    Madrid need to wake up here, but that's easier said than done when you're playing one of the best sides in the world in their cathedral.
  • 27'
    Haaland goes just wide from a shot on the edge of the box.
de Manchester City en el 23'
  • 23'
    GOOOOOOOAAALLLL FOR CITYYYYYY!!!! Bernardo Silva with the opener! The Portuguese man is well fed through into the box by KdB, and he smashes home past Courtois at the near post. That one was absolutely made by De Bruyne with that defense-splitting pass.
  • 21'
    WHAT A SAVE FROM COURTOISSSS!!! The Belgian at full stretch to deny Haaland from the header, tipping it round the post for another corner. Absolute onslaught from City here.
  • 21'
    Modric sees off KDB but can't help but give away a corner.
  • 18'
    Gundogan fouled by Valverde, De Bruyne standing over this one....
  • 14'
    City maintain the pressure and win a corner.
  • 13'
    OFF THE LINE FROM MADRID!!! Haaland gets a golden chance to head home from spitting distance, but Courtois somehow keeps it out. Madrid hearts in mouths type of stuff that,
  • 11'
    City still dominating this one in terms of possession, trying to work Grealish into the game down the left, but Carvajal is holding up so far.
  • 7'
    Rodri allowed to pave his way into the box worryingly freely there, but the Spaniard drags the effort across the face of goal.
  • 6'
    City dominating this one so far, just penning the Madrid defence in their defensive third.
  • 4'
    Walker lets fly from a long way out and COurtois is happy to see that one zoom over his bar by some way.
  • 3'
    City with the majority of this early pressure here, just setting the tone for the opening stages.
  • 1'
    AND WE'RE UNDERWAYYYYY HERE!! Champions League semi-final action, HERE WE GOOOOOO.....
Start of match

Start of match

  • PRVW
    Both sets of sides walking out here at the Etihad to a sea of blue in the stands.
  • PRVW
    Ancelotti on dropping Rudiger: "We're talking about a great defender in Rudiger, but Militao is as well, too choose one or the other comes down to fine details, it's not a clear difference. Rudiger played the first leg and Militao gets his chance today".
  • PRVW
    Ancelotti pre-match: "We're confident and excited we can have a great game. Is that enough? I don't know, but I think it is"
  • PRVW
    Four changes from Guardiola from the Everton win, but more interestingly with the same line-up as at the Bernabeu.
  • PRVW
    City line-up CONFIRMED: Ederson; Walker, Stones, Ruben Dias, Akanji; Rodri; Bernardo Silva, De Bruyne, Gündogan, Grealish; Haaland
  • PRVW
    It's a strong line-up from Ancelotti that, but it couldn't not be with the talent they've got on offer! Several changes from the Getafe game on Saturday.
  • PRVW
    Real Madrid line-up CONFIRMED: Courtois, Carvajal, Militao, Alaba, Camavinga, Kroos, Modric, Valverde, Rodrygo, Vini Jr, Benzema.
  • PRVW
    Calm conditions in Manchester tonight - around 17 degrees with cloud... Ideal for a Champions League semi-final second leg if you ask me!
  • PRVW
    STAT: Real Madrid have only got through TWO second leg games in the Champions League after drawing the first leg at home.
  • PRVW
    After landing in England, the Spanish giants got a chance to test out the Etihad's playing surface ahead of tonight's game...
  • PRVW
    However, you just cannot write off the 14-time winners of the tournament, who proved their worth last year in the second leg of this tie when they miraculously came from behind to dump Guardiola's men out a the semi-final stage.
  • PRVW
    It's certainly going to be a tough ask for Madrid tonight if they are to overcome the Citizens, who have not lost at home in Europe for five years, winning 23 and drawing just two of their 25 Champions League games in that time.
  • PRVW
    As we all know, the first leg ended in a stalemate, so we're back to sqaure one at the Etihad.
  • PRVW
    Real Madrid POSSIBLE line-up: Courtois; Carvajal, Militao, Rudiger, Alaba; Kroos, Camavinga, Modric; Valverde, Benzema, Vinicius Jr
  • PRVW
    Manchester City POSSIBLE line-up: Ederson; Walker, Dias, Akanji; Stones, Rodri; Silva, Gundogan, De Bruyne, Grealish; Haaland
  • PRVW
    Without further ado, let's look at how the sides might be lining up tonight...
  • PRVW
    Over the course of the next few hours, we'll be giving you all the build-up you'll need ahead of kick-off, before running you through live minute-by-minute match coverage.
  • PRVW
    The day has finally come! The one we've all been waiting for is finally here as two of the world's biggest battle it out for a place in the final of Europe's best competition.


17 May 2023, 21:00

Referee: Szymon Marciniak | VAR: Tomasz Kwiatkowski

Stadium: Etihad Stadium

  • PRVW
    Hellllooooo and welcome to our live coverage of the UCL semi second leg between City and Madrid!