On Wednesday, May 17, 2023, Manchester City will face Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semifinals.
Real Madrid and Manchester City’s first-leg match, which was played at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, the royal team’s stronghold, finished in a scoreless draw, leaving all options open for the second leg.
The Manchester City team has the benefit of the location and the audience going into the second leg of the Champions League semi-final, in addition to the high level of worry among its players as they get closer to winning the English Premier League title.
Manchester City is still in the FA Cup and Champions League competitions and is on the verge of winning the Premier League title for the fifth time in the last six years. Coach Josep Guardiola wants to win the treble this season.
Contrarily, Real Madrid’s focus this season has shifted to winning the Champions League after it conceded the Spanish League to archrival Barcelona and the Royal Club won the King’s Cup.
Real Madrid’s Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed that his club can defeat Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium and advance to the European Champions League final, where it currently owns the title.
The date of the second leg of the Champions League semifinal between Manchester City and Real Madrid
The UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg match between Manchester City and Real Madrid kicks off at exactly 7:00 pm GMT.
Channels broadcasting the Manchester City and Real Madrid match in the Champions League
The Manchester City match against Real Madrid in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals will be broadcast on HESGOAL TV , BN Sports Premium 1, in addition to BT Sport 1 HD, RMC Sport 1, C More Sport 1 HD fin, and Arena Sport 1 HD Croatia.
Commentator of the Manchester City and Real Madrid match in the Champions League
Algerian Hafid Draghi will comment on the Manchester City and Real Madrid match in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final.
Manchester City expected lineup against Real Madrid in the Champions League
Defense line: Manuel Akanji, Nathan Ake, Diaz.
Midfield: Kevin De Bruyne, Kai Gundogan, John Stones, Rodri.
Offensive line: Erling Haaland, Bernardo Silva, Jack Grealish.
Real Madrid expected lineup against Manchester City in the Champions League
Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois.
Defenders: David Alaba, Antonio Rudiger, Eder Militao, Dani Carvajal.
Midfield: Luka Modric, Edouard Camavinga, Toni Kroos.
Offensive line: Vinicius Junior, Karim Benzema, Valverde.