The Champions League finalist was announced tonight. Real Madrid, who won the La Liga championship under manager Carlo Ancelotti, hosted English side Manchester City at the Bernabeu, where they were beaten 4-3 away. Real Madrid, under the leadership of Carlo Ancelotti, who declared the La Liga championship, managed to beat last runners-up Manchester City, coached by Pep Guardiola, with a score of 3-1, making a big comeback in the bout, where he trailed 1-0.
Real Madrid, who overthrew the England team with this result, became Liverpool’s rivals in the final.
In the 73rd minute of the match, the first half of which was 0-0, Riyad Mahrez broke the balance of the game and put Manchester City ahead. In the 90th minute, Real Madrid’s Rodrygo made it 1-1, 90+1. He kept his team in the game by airing the net again in the second minute and led the game into overtime. In the 95th minute of extra time, Benzema appeared on stage and sent the goal that gave the Madrid team the lead 3-1 from the penalty spot. In the remainder of the game, no more goals were heard and Real Madrid advanced to the final.
When and where will the Champions League final be played?
The 2022 Champions League final will be played on May 28, 2022 at the Stade de France in Paris, France.
15 goals from Benzema
Real, who have won 5 and lost in the Champions League group stage this season, beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 on the pitch, where they lost the opener 1-0 in the round of 16. finals, and had his name written in the quarter-finals. Carlo Ancelotti’s pupils made their comeback at the Santiago Bernabeu in the last 3 rounds. Karim Benzema, who has scored 43 goals in 43 games played this season, scored his 15th goal in this lane and was instrumental in his side’s progress to the final.
Choreography of Benzema by Real Madrid supporters
Ahead of the giant game, Real Madrid fans didn’t forget Karim Benzema, who led his team to success with the goals he scored this season. The fans prepared a special choreography for the star striker. “Another magical evening for the King of Europe.” statements have been included.
minute of the match
4’| Real Madrid’s attack came effectively, Carvajal made the cross from the right wing. Benzema headed into the penalty area. The ball went from the top.
8’| There was a brief tension between Real Madrid’s Luka Modric and Manchester City’s Aymeric Laporte. The match referee showed both players yellow cards.
12’| Real Madrid came effectively with Karim Benzema. Valverde, who encountered the ball on the right side of the penalty area, returned it from the ground. Benzema sent his shot from an area close to the penalty spot. The ball automatically leaves the top.
19’| Finding the ball bouncing off the defense in front of him in the penalty area, Vinicius Junior delivered his kick. The ball went from the top.
20’| Manchester City approached the goal. Bernardo Siva, who met the ball in the penalty area, delivered his kick. Goalkeeper Courtois took the ball for a corner at the last moment.
23’| On Kevn De Bruyne’s pass to Manchester City, Gabriel Jesus tried his luck on the arc of the area. The ball just went out.
27’| Toni Kross hit the right corner of the free kick taken from the left diagonal of the penalty area. The ball hit the bar and went into the corner.
37’| Meeting the ball inside the penalty area, Phil Foden sent a pass to Kevin De Bruyne. The Real Madrid defense stepped in and blocked the position.
40’| Manchester City’s Phil Foden kicks in from outside the penalty area. Goalkeeper Courtois managed to get the ball out.
42’| Hanging behind the defense from the left wing, Karim Benzema entered the penalty area and sent his shot into the far corner. The ball left the field of play from above.
FIRST HALF RESULT | The first half of the game ended in a goalless draw.
46’| Benzema, who encountered the ball in the right diagonal of the penalty area, turned the ball inside. The ball, touched by Vinicius Junior, went sideways.
51’| Luka Modric, who met the ball in the penalty area with the pass from Vinicius Junior, sent his shot. As Ederson tried to save the ball, which hit the defense and flew away, he missed. Manchester City’s intervening defense cleared the ball.
60’| In Real Madrid’s attack, which developed from the left wing, Vinicius Junior entered the penalty area and made the midfield. The middle defense got the ball back.
Manchester City take the lead
PURPOSE | Manchester City took a 1-0 lead thanks to Mahrez’s 73rd-minute goal. İlkay Gündoğan saw the gap in midfield brilliantly, Bernardo met the ball and crossed the half quickly, then left it for Mahrez on the right diagonal of the penalty area. The Algerian star strikes very hard from inside of the foot, chase Courtais from the corner, he closed: City is ahead 1-0. Madrid now need 2 goals to take the game into extra time…
82’| Meeting the ball in the penalty area, Benzema took his kick. Goalkeeper Ederson cleared the ball.
86’| Cancelo kicked from outside the penalty area. Goalkeeper Courtois reached the far corner and saved the ball.
87’| Manchester City’s Jack Grealish started the attack, which developed from the left wing, the Spanish side’s Mendy pulled the ball off the line at the last moment.
Real Madrid brought the balance to the score
PURPOSE | Real Madrid scored 1-1 with Rodrygo’s goal in the 90th minute. In the middle of Camavinga, Benzema swung the ball inside. Touching the ball in the goal area, Rodrygo aired the net.
Madrid is back!
PURPOSE | Real Madrid 90+2. He made a big comeback with the goal scored by Rodrygo in the second minute. Carvajal kicked the ball down the right flank. Rodrygo kicked the bouncing ball over Asensio’s head in the penalty area and led the game into extra time.
Penalty and goal
PURPOSE | In the 93rd minute, Benzema remains on the ground with the intervention of Dias in the penalty area and Real Madrid wins a penalty. Karim Benzema, who was in charge of the ball, brought the ball into the net and put his team ahead 3-1.
98’| Fernandinho kicked the middle of Zinchenko’s left wing. The ball went sideways.
105+2’| Goalkeeper in the middle of Cancelo’s right flank Fernandinho, bouncing the ball from Courtois, wanted to complete. The ball went sideways.
MATCH RESULT | In the remainder of the game, no more goals were heard and Real Madrid advanced to the final.
Real Madrid-Manchester City 11:
Real Madrid: Courtois, Carvajal, Militao, Nacho, Mendy, Casemiro, Kroos, Valverde, Modric, Vinicius, Benzema.
Manchester City: Ederson; Walker, Dias, Laporte, Cancelo; Rodri, De Bruyne, Bernardo; Mahrez, Foden, Jesus.