Manchester City defeated Real Madrid 2-1 in the Uefa Champions League last 16 second leg match played behind closed doors at Etihad on Friday night.

The Blues proceeded to quarterfinals on 4-2 aggregate.

The Blues got their first goal from Sterling in the 9th minute after being when teed up by Gabriel Jesus after Madrid defender Varane was caught in possession.

The La Liga champions equalised through Benzema who headed in Rodrygo’s cross 19 minutes later to make it game on once again at the Etihad Stadium.

The sides went into half-time all square on the day, meaning City still held a one-goal aggregate advantage after beatimgtheWhites 2-1 at Bernebeu in February.

Gabriel Jesus made it 2-1 for City after Varane made another howler. Varane missed the initial header and was then short with his attempted headed pass back to Courtois.

The Brazilian international, Jesus intercepted and beat Courtois from the angle with a fine finish to surely seal a quarter-final spot for City with a 4-2 aggregate.

In another match played tonight, Lyon lost to Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus 2-1 but proceeded to quarterfinals on 2-2 aggregate. Ronaldo scored both goals for Turin.

Meanwhile, Lyon were without Zimbabwean striker Tinotenda Kadewere who has been training with the team for a month now.

Story source: Manchester City News Now