Manchester City will face Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals for the second straight year after an Erling Haaland goal secured a 1-1 draw and a 4-1 aggregate last-eight win over Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
|Man City see off Bayern to set up Madrid Champions League semi-final, Source: youtube/ FPT Bong da |
The Norwegian missed a first-half penalty but muscled his way upfield midway through the second half, lashing past Bayern goalkeeper Yann Sommer for his 48th goal in 41 appearances this season.
Bayern had a second half goal struck off for offside and scored a late penalty through Joshua Kimmich but were again haunted by their inability to make possession and chances count on the scoreboard.
City will play in the semis for the third straight year but face manager Pep Guardiola's old foe Real, who scored two injury time goals to spectacularly turn the tie their way on the way to winning the title last season.
| ||Champions League chasers Atalanta held at Fiorentina |
Atalanta slipped up in their bid to reach next season's Champions League after being held 1-1 at Fiorentina in Serie A on Monday.
| ||Real Madrid beat wasteful Chelsea to reach Champions League semis |
Rodrygo scored twice as Real Madrid cruised into the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday, completing an emphatic 4-0 aggregate win against Chelsea that ends a disastrous season for the London club.