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Salah fires warning to Real Madrid ahead of UCL final

Mohamed Salah has fired a warning to Real Madrid ahead of the Champions League final on May 28th in Paris after events when the pair last met at the stage in 2018.  Liverpool lost 3-1 to the La Liga giants in Kyiv in the 2018 final, after two blunders from goalkeeper Loris Karius and a Gareth Bale stunner, but it …

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Man City have to accept madness of football: Guardiola

Madrid (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola put his side’s latest Champions League collapse down to the unpredictability of football after Real Madrid produced a stunning late fightback to reach the final. City led 1-0 on the night at the Santiago Bernabeu and 5-3 on aggregate heading into the 90th minute before two goals in 88 seconds from substitute …

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Real Madrid stun Man City to reach Champions League final

Madrid (AFP) – Karim Benzema scored an extra-time penalty as Real Madrid pulled off another astonishing comeback in the Champions League to stun Manchester City 3-1 on Wednesday and book a showdown with Liverpool in the final. City looked certain to go through when Riyad Mahrez put them 1-0 up and 5-3 ahead on aggregate but Rodrygo, on as a …

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Lovely moment between Ancelotti and son after Man City win

They’ve done it again, Real Madrid are back in the Champions League final and have once again come from behind in incredible fashion to knock Manchester City out 6-5 on aggregate.   The tie looked dead and buried until two goals in the last minute from Rodrygo sent the tie to extra-time, where a penalty from Karim Benzema send Los Blancos to Paris. …

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Real Madrid’s ‘history keeps us going’, says Ancelotti

Madrid (AFP) – Carlo Ancelotti said the “history of the club” helped his Real Madrid side stage another Champions League comeback to down Manchester City on Wednesday and reach the final. The 13-time European champions trailed 1-0 on the night and 5-3 on aggregate in the last-four tie entering the 90th minute, but Rodrygo scored a late double and Karim …

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Three things we learned from Real Madrid v Manchester City

Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid produced another barely believable Champions League fightback to beat Manchester City 3-1 after extra time on Wednesday and reach the final 6-5 on aggregate. The Spanish champions will take on Liverpool in Paris on May 28 in a repeat of the 1981 and 2018 finals. AFP Sport looks at three things we learned from a …

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Pep Guardiola set unwanted record in semi-final defeat to Real Madrid

Pep Guardiola has set another unwanted record in his semi-final heartbreak against Real Madrid in the Champions League second leg, which saw his side knocked out of the competition at the semi-final in the most surprising fashion. It was a quite astonishing turnaround in a game that for 89 minutes Manchester City appeared to be going through, having consolidated their …

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