Manchester City reserved a spot in the titleholders League semi-final against Real Madrid after beating Bayern Munich in total. On the other side, Inter Milan enters the other semi-final against the original rival AC Milan to assure one Italian club gets the final.
Manchester City will face Real Madrid in the titleholders League semi-finals for the alternate straight season. As after Erling Haaland scored in a 1- 1 draw which secured a 4- 1 total last- eight palm over Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Inter Milan set up a blockbuster derby in the titleholders League semi-finals after a 3- 3 draw with Benfica saw the Italians through 5- 3 in total.
Real Madrid vs. Man City
Milan vs. Inter
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The Norwegian missed a first-half penalty but muscled his way upfield interior through the alternate half. Bayern goalkeeper YannSommer lashing once again for his 48th thing in 41 appearances this season. Bayern scored a late penalty through Joshua Kimmich but was again visited by their incapability to make possession and chances count.
The city will play in the semis for the third straight time but face a rematch with director Pep Guardiola’s old foe Real. They scored two late pretensions to spectacularly turn the tie their way on the way to ultimately winning the title last season. “The semi-final again. The experience that we’ve had in the competition. The players feel it a lot, they want to do well,” Guardiola told BT Sport. Read More: ‘That franchise didn’t even listen. In 2011, when they came back to me, I said no chance’: Virat Kohli’s bombshell
In the other match on the night, Simone Inzaghi’s side reserved a spot against original rival AC Milan in the last four thanks to pretensions from Nicolo Barella, Lautaro Martinez, and Joaquin Correa. They assured straightforward qualification. It was a great night for the club. It had deserving the progress.