City underwent the second leg of the last 16 The Champions League against Madrid at Etihad Stadium on Saturday (08/08/2020) early morning hrs. The Manchester club have a 2-1 advantage saving in the first leg.
Gazing at the fight Man City vs Madrid, the home team on paper was seeded to qualify for the next round. The Sky Blues only need a draw to move to the quarterfinals.
Even so, City apparently can not underestimate Madrid. The collection of 13 Champions League titles has a superior away record in the last 16 phase, which has always won at home to opponents since the 2012/2013 season.
Meanwhile, City actually has an unsatisfactory record when entertaining Madrid in the Champions League. The Citizens never once won a victory from the visitors from Spain in their last two meetings in the city of Manchester.
City were only able to draw 1-1 when they met Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium in the 2012/2013 Champions League group stage. When the two teams met again in the same place in the first leg of the 2015/2016 Champions League semifinals, The Citizens hold in a draw The real 0-0.
The record is not good when serving Madrid at home which is now trying to solve City in the game early morning. Rodri as penggawa The Citizens also believes his team will be able to defeat The Meringues in order to become a Champions League champion this season.
“It’s very important to win the match tomorrow, we focus on embracing the Champions League title. We know if we want to win the Champions League and we want to win every game,” Rodri said ahead of the duel Man City vs Madridquoted from Mirror.
Head to head Manchester City vs Real Madrid:
18/09/2012: Real Madrid 3-2 Manchester City (Champions League Group Round)
11/21/2012: Manchester City 1-1 Real Madrid (Champions League Group Round)
26/04/2016: Manchester City 0-0 Real Madrid (Champions League Semifinal Leg 1)
05/04/2016: Real Madrid 1-0 Manchester City (Champions League Semifinal 2 Leg)
02/26/2020: Real Madrid 1-2 Manchester City (1st Leg 16 of the Champions League).