Spanish club Real Madrid beat Manchester City 6-5 to seal their place in the final of the UEFA Champions League. Real Madrid beat Manchester City 3-1 in extra time in the second leg of the semi-final played on Wednesday. Madrid will face English club Liverpool in the final. This title match will be played on 29 May at the Stade de France stadium in Paris.
In the second leg of the semi-final match played on Wednesday, Rodrigo scored two goals and Karim Benzema scored one goal to give the team a 3-1 win.
Real Madrid scored 3 goals in the last minute
Both the teams could not score until the first half. Riyad Mahrez scored in the 73rd minute after halftime to give Manchester City a 1-0 lead. It seemed that Manchester would win the second leg, but at the last minute, Real Madrid scored 3 goals to turn the whole match.
Rodrigo scored the first goal for Madrid in the 90th minute. Also, the team got a penalty. This penalty was scored by Karim Benzema to give the team a 2-1 lead and put the bet in Madrid's favor. At the same time, Rodrigo scored his second goal in extra time to give Real a 3-1 victory.
Real Madrid reached the final for the 17th time
Real Madrid has reached the final of the Champions League for the 17th time and has won the title 13 times so far, while being runner-up 4 times.
Whereas Liverpool will take on Madrid in the final to win the title for the 7th time. Liverpool and Bayern Munich have won the title 6-6 times.
Manager Carlo will become the manager to play most finals
With Madrid reaching the final, club manager Carlo Ancelotti is also on the verge of making history. He will be the first manager to play in the Champions League final for the fifth time. He has led Real Madrid to the final for the second time as a manager.
Earlier this achievement was achieved in 2014. Apart from this, Carlo also led AC Milan to the final of the Champions League as manager three times (2003, 2005, 2007).