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N. Otamendi
L. Modrić
Yellow Card
Gabriel Jesus
2 - 1
K. Benzema
1 - 1
R. Sterling
Gabriel Jesus
1 - 0

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55% 44%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 7 4
Total Passes 603 492
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Guardiola's men will now head to Portugal for a quarter-final tie with Lyon, who have pulled off an upset by beating much-fancied Juventus on away goals following a 2-2 aggregate draw. As for Madrid, they have a month's rest before doing it all over again.
City are through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 2-1 victory on the day to seal a 4-2 win on aggregate. Sterling made the most of a Varane error to give the hosts an early lead and, after Benzema had levelled things up with a good header, Jesus scored a second for the hosts following another Varane howler.
90' + 3' De Bruyne runs the ball towards the corner flag to eat up more valuable seconds. He gives it away but the ball is now with Ederson and he will take his time.
90' + 2' Madrid are getting nowhere near the City goal. It has been a poor showing from the Spanish champions today, a 20-minute spell in the first half aside.
90' + 1' FOUR minutes have been added on at the end of the tie.
90' Vazquez is unable to keep a deep cross in play at the back post and that should be that for Madrid. 
N. Otamendi
89' Guardiola brings on an extra centre-back for the closing stages as Otamendi takes over from Rodrigo, who has been struggling with cramp.
88' Madrid are struggling to get their foot on the ball now - it seems as though they have accepted their fate. City are knocking the ball around as we enter the final two minutes of the contest.
86' NEARLY! It is almost the dream sign-off for David Silva at the Etihad Stadium - his free-kick from 20 yards is inches over the bar. Courtois looked seriously worried.
85' Zidane's final roll of the dice has not paid off just yet. City are looking pretty comfortable at the moment, with De Bruyne winning a free-kick 20 yards from goal after being clipped by Kroos.
L. Jović
E. Hazard
83' Hazard, who has been anonymous today, makes way for Jovic late on.
F. Valverde
L. Modrić
83' Modric is off and Valverde on in the second of those changes - a substitution that could have perhaps been made a little earlier.
Lucas Vázquez
83' Carvajal is off and Vazquez on as Zidane makes a triple substitution in an attempt to salvage his side's European campaign.
82' This will of course be David Silva's final competitive outing at the Etihad Stadium regardless of the scoreline today, with the remainder of the tournament to be staged in Portugal.
David Silva
R. Sterling
81' David Silva is given a run-out for the final 10 minutes or so, taking over from Sterling.
L. Modrić
Yellow Card
81' Modric clips De Bruyne to halt the City playmaker's run and is shown the first yellow card of the match.
80' The game appears to have finally settled down a bit - after 80 minutes! City are happy to take the sting out of the game, knowing that they are in the quarter-finals barring a big collapse late on here.
78' Benzema peels away from Fernandinho at the back post but the makeshift centre-back still gets his head to the ball to cut out Carvajal's dangerous cross.
77' Madrid are making mistake after mistake after mistake, two of those errors being punished by City. Jesus has a pop from around 25 yards but the effort is a fair bit off target.
75' SAVE! Courtois just about gets to a loose ball before Sterling can pounce, shortly after keeping out Walker's long-range drive. City do not look content to settle for just the two goals.
74' ANOTHER PENALTY APPEAL! Sterling is bumped into by Carvajal in the penalty area but there is not enough contact for a spot-kick to be awarded, much to the City forward's annoyance.
73' Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus is just the second player to score in both legs of a Champions League knockout tie v Real Madrid for an English side (10th overall), after Ruud van Nistelrooy in 2002-03
71' BIG CHANCE! Sterling plays the ball to Bernardo who has a few touches of the ball before finally getting a shot away, which is well blocked by Militao. De Bruyne asks his team-mate why he did not just lay him off, unmarked from 15 yards.
69' Benzema clips the ball to Modric, whose angled shot is blocked by Ederson and Gundogan in front of goal.
Gabriel Jesus
68' GOOOOOAAAALLL!!! CITY 2-1 MADRID!! ANOTHER VARANE HOWLER! Or should that be double howler?! Varane misses the initial header and is then short with his attempted headed pass back to Courtois. Jesus intercepts and beats Courtois from the angle with a fine finish to surely seal a quarter-final spot for City.
Bernardo Silva
P. Foden
67' Guardiola turns to his bench for the first time today by bringing on Bernardo for Foden.
66' SAVE! Gundogan knocks De Bruyne's pass into the path of Jesus, who turns Militao and blasts a shot down the middle. Courtois does well to help it over the crossbar.
65' CHANCE FOR BENZEMA! This is turning into an incredibly gripping tie. All of a sudden the momentum is with Madrid as Benzema shifts the ball on to his right and curls a shot on target for Ederson to routinely keep out.
64' It is City's turn to be sloppy in possession as Gundogan gifts the ball to the opposition. Benzema drives forward and, without truly setting himself, gets away a shot that is blocked by a combination of Laporte and Fernandinho.
61' City are starting to swarm all over Madrid now. De Bruyne drills in a cross from the right that goes across the face of goal without a telling touch. Zidane seems to be readying a change or two...
61' Rodrygo is replaced by Asensio in the first change of the contest.
60' De Bruyne brings the ball inside Varane and is ready to shoot. Carvajal helps out his team-mate by making a block at the expense of a corner, which comes to little.
58' That latest City chance, which saw Courtois get to Gundogan's pass ahead of Sterling, came as a result of some more sloppy play from Casemiro. The Spanish champions are well off the pace today, which is perhaps understandable given they have had three weeks off.
57' END-TO-END! Benzema is allowed to cut inside and fire away a shot from the edge of the box. The ball is always rising and ends in the stands. That came moments after Gundogan overhit a simple pass to Sterling in the box at the other end of the pitch.
55' Kroos unleashes a shot from 25 yards. Makeshift City centre-back Fernandinho bravely moves his head towards the ball to block it.
54' Cancelo steps across Rodrygo but no free-kick is given - strange! This has been a good period of sustained pressure from the visitors, but they need to start testing Ederson more regularly.
53' Carvajal's outside-of-the-boot cross is headed to safety by Laporte. City are standing firm at the back and are looking the side more likely to score the next goal of the tie.
51' Real Madrid have only lost one of their last 19 Champions League games when level at half-time (W13 D5), although that defeat came in the reverse leg at home to Manchester City.
50' De Bruyne once again tries to catch out international team-mate Courtois from the corner, but the Belgian keeper is again alert to the danger.
48' CHANCE! City have started this second half well. De Bruyne slices Madrid's backline open with one ball and Sterling is through. The angle is against him, however, and his shot clips the side-netting on its way behind.
47' Sterling gets at Carvajal and eventually has Cancelo for support inside. The full-back gets to the byline but the cutback is intercepted. 
46' RESTART! City, who as things stand will be in next week's Champions League quarter-finals, get us back under way at the Etihad Stadium.
Madrid did well to get themselves back in the tie but they still need another goal to take the game to extra-time. Zidane will have mixed thoughts on the back of that first half and may be tempted to turn to Valverde at the interval, with his side sloppy in possession at times. As for Guardiola, he has Bernardo and David Silva among his subs, while Mahrez is another option should he wish to get at Madrid.
The sides go into half-time all square on the day, meaning City still hold a one-goal aggregate advantage. Sterling gave the hosts an early lead when teed up by Jesus after Varane was caught in possession, but Benzema headed in Rodrygo's cross 19 minutes later to make it game on once again at the Etihad Stadium.
45' CHEEKY! De Bruyne's inswinging corner nearly catches Courtois out. The Madrid keeper shuffles across to get his hands to the ball, keeping the scoreline level on the day in the process. That would have been quite some goal!
44' Benzema's volley is easily stopped by Ederson but the offside flag goes up, anyway. It has been an end-to-end conclusion to the first half at the Etihad Stadium.
42' CLOSE! Foden turns on the edge of the box and his snapshot is not far wide at all. That came about as a result of a dreadful clearance from Courtois. Madrid are proving to be the victims of their own downfall in this first half.
40' The hosts were perhaps guilty of dropping off a little when 1-0 ahead on the day, though they have looked the better side over the last 10 minutes or so. City are now edging things in terms of possession, too - 54 per cent to Madrid's 46.
38' This is better from City. De Bruyne drives forward and appears to be dragged back 25 yards from goal, but the referee decides against awarding a free-kick - the Belgian is not at all happy.
36' PARRIED! Casemiro gives the ball away and City work it across to Cancelo down the left. He steps inside and unleashes a shot that Courtois can only parry into a dangerous position, but it is one of his team-mates who gets to the loose ball first.
34' Benzema is played in behind by Mendy down the left but the offside flag correctly goes up. Madrid are in control of the match now.
33' City full-back Walker goes on a positive run through the middle and decides to go it alone by shooting from range. The attempt is well off target, with Courtois watching it all the way.
31' Could Ederson have done more to keep out Benzema's header? It was not quite in the bottom-right corner, though the City keeper did not have much time to react, either. Either way, Madrid are now right back in this tie.
29' That goal from Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is the second he has scored at the Etihad Stadium and is the 100th Manchester City have conceded in the Champions League.
28' This was great play by Rodrygo. He knocked the ball past Cancelo down the right and then returned the pass to Benzema in the middle.
K. Benzema
28' GOOOOAAAAALLLL!!! CITY 1-1 MADRID!! GAME ON! Benzema plays the ball to Rodrygo and continues his run into the middle. Rodrygo, having knocked the ball down the line to himself, crosses towards the edge of the six-yard box and Benzema gets to it ahead of Fernandinho to head in.
26' City are looking pretty comfortable at the moment. Remember, Madrid now need a couple of goals to take the game into extra-time.
24' Possession has been split pretty much right down the middle so far. Madrid have had two shots on target to City's one but it is the hosts who lead through a horror moment from Varane, which Sterling was there to capitalise on.
22' ANOTHER SAVE! The visitors are finally starting to grow into the contest. Hazard pulls the trigger from 22 yards and looks to find the bottom-right corner, but Ederson makes a fairly routing stop down to his left.
21' GOOD SAVE! Benzema times his run well to collect Hazard's pass, turns Laporte on the edge of the box and fires in a shot that Ederson does well to palm to safety. That is the best Madrid have offered so far.
19' PENALTY APPEAL! Sterling goes to ground in the opposition box as he is about to shoot and there are a few shouts for a penalty, but the referee Felix Brych waves play on. Casemiro did not make any contact.
18' City goalkeeper Ederson has barely had anything to do so far. He does well to come off his line and gather a cross from the Madrid right here, taking some pressure off his side.
16' CLOSE! Sterling registered his 100th goal for City with that opener and clearly fancies making it 101. He times his run well before turning back on himself. He then goes back towards goal and fires over a long-rang effort, the ball skimming the net on its way over.
14' Madrid still require two goals today, but that will now only be enough to send the tie to extra-time. Zidane will be furious with the manner of that opening goal, with City barely registering an attack so far.
12' That was Raheem Sterling 100th goal in all competitions for Manchester City, making him the first Englishman to reach triple figures for the club since Dennis Tueart in 1981.
10' Foden and Gundogan both have shots blocked as City look to add a quickfire second goal to their tally. The Premier League side now lead 3-1 on aggregate.
Gabriel Jesus
9' Credit to Jesus for following his manager's instructions and closing down Varane. It is one of the easiest goals Sterling will ever score.
R. Sterling
9' GOOOOOAAAAALLL!!! CITY 1-0 MADRID!! The visitors have been a little too keen to pass out from the back early on and have paid the ultimate price. Courtois rolls the ball to Varane to his right and the centre-back is caught in possession by Jesus, who squares for Sterling to guide it into an empty net.
8' De Bruyne is invited to shoot from 25 yards after carrying the ball forward. The powerful effort hits Militao and goes behind for the first corner of the contest.
6' Foden is indeed playing as the focal point of City's attack, joined either side by Jesus and Sterling. The hosts are pressing their opponents high and that has ensured Madrid have not really had the chance to settle yet.
5' Carvajal feeds the ball to Benzema on the edge of the City box but the striker cannot quite take it in his stride and the attack ends with a free-kick being given away.
3' Jesus appears to be stationed on the left of City's front three, with Foden through the middle. Guardiola's side have not really got their foot on the ball so far.
2' Madrid have spent the opening couple of minutes of the match knocking the ball around at the back. The onus is on the visitors to score but they are in no rush to force the issue, it seems.
1' KICK-OFF! Following a minute's silence to remember those who have lost their lives to COVID-19, Madrid get us up and running in this last-16 second leg. This game will be played behind closed doors, as will every other match for the remainder of this year's competition.
Both sets of players are making their way onto the pitch and kick-off at the Etihad Stadium is just moments away. The winners of this tie will play either Juventus or Lyon in next week's one-legged quarter-final in Portugal.
Real Madrid are looking to overturn a first-leg deficit in a Champions League knockout tie for the first time since the 2015-16 quarter-final against Wolfsburg, progressing from that tie 3-2 on aggregate (0-2 first leg, 3-0 second leg). They have never overturned a deficit after losing the first leg at home in four previous instances.
Zidane was able to rotate his side for the draw with Leganes on the final day of the LaLiga season, but in terms of the first leg with City a total of four changes have been made. The headline news is that skipper Sergio Ramos misses out after being sent off in the reverse fixture, his place in the side being taken by Militao. Elsewhere, Kroos, Rodrygo and fit-again Hazard come in for Valverde, Isco and Vinicius.
Guardiola has made two changes to City's starting line-up from their 5-0 win over Norwich City on the final day of the Premier League season just under two weeks ago. Fernandinho is recalled to the side and slots in alongside Laporte at centre-back, with Garcia dropping to the bench after it was confirmed he does not intend to sign a new deal with the club. Gundogan replaces David Silva in the second of those changes.
Subs: Brahim Diaz, Javi Hernandez, Lucas Vazquez, Alphonse Areola, Marcelo, Vinicius Junior, Marco Asensio, Federico Valverde, Luka Jovic, Diego Altube, Nacho, Isco.
MADRID XI (4-3-3): Thibaut Courtois; Dani Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Eder Militao, Ferland Mendy; Luka Modric, Casemiro, Toni Kroos; Rodrygo, Karim Benzema (c), Eden Hazard.
Subs: Oleksandr Zinchenko, John Stones, Taylor Harwood-Bellis, Eric Garcia, Tommy Doyle, Adrian Bernabe, Cole Palmer, Nicolas Otamendi, Claudio Bravo, Bernardo Silva, David Silva, Riyad Mahrez.
CITY XI (4-3-3): Ederson; Kyle Walker, Fernandinho (c), Aymeric Laporte, Joao Cancelo; Kevin De Bruyne, Rodrigo, Ilkay Gundogan; Phil Foden, Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling.
Plenty has changed for Madrid in the five-and-a-bit months since the sides last met, namely the fact they are now Spanish champions thanks to an incredible run of form to conclude the domestic campaign. Zinedine Zidane's side won 10 games in a row post-lockdown and played out a 2-2 draw with Leganes on the final day after the title had already been secured.
City carry a 2-1 lead into this match from February's first leg after Gabriel Jesus and Kevin de Bruyne struck in the final 12 minutes to cancel out Isco's opener. Pep Guardiola's men have played 15 matches since then and have won 11 of them, but they finished second to Liverpool in the Premier League and are relying on this competition to make 2019-20 a success.
Hello and welcome to our live text coverage of the Champions League last-16 second leg between Manchester City and Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium.