Guardiola’s team won the first leg at the Bernabéu and now Zidane’s team will have to turn history around.
Manchester City and Real Madrid will be the most attractive duel in the expected return of the Champions, affected in its continuity by the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, the rematch of the round of 16 will have the seasoning of a white team urged to seek the comeback in English territory.
The first leg, played in February, ended in a 2-1 victory for Pep Guardiola’s team at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium. The two goals from away goals will be the key for City against the current LaLiga champion.
Sergio Ramos will be the great absentee from the match as he is suspended. That is why Zinedine Zidane would put Eder Militao on the last line of Madrid to accompany Raphael Varane. The question is to know if Eden Hazard will be there from the start or will the Brazilian Vinicius take place.
The great white hope will be in Karim Benzema, who had a fantastic LaLiga season finale and who, thanks to his goals, assists and play, led the team by the hand to win the Spanish tournament.
In Manchester City, Americ Laporte would be the one to take the place of the sanctioned Benjamin Mendy. On offense, everything will go through the talent of Belgian Kevin De Bruyne, with Gabriel Jesús, Bernardo Silva and Raheem Sterling as the main cards in the area before the injury of Argentine Sergio Agüero.
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