The English press vibrates with the Champions: "not real madness"


The first leg of the Champions League semifinal between Manchester City and Real Madrid did not leave anyone indifferent. Ang show who lived yesterday in etihad (4-3) will go down in history Champions League for brilliance in the game of ‘citizens’ and in the competitiveness of a Madrid who, despite a series of blows, has left Manchester alive and will have a chance to return to a Bernabéu to dictate the sentenceagain.

This is what happened in England

Title “false” it’s like you opened a newspaper ‘The day’ to describe the battle. “A‘ Panenka’-style penalty from Benzema puts an end to a seven-goal thriller ”. On the cover you’ll see Bernardo Silva celebrating with a goal that put 4-2 on the scoreboard after connecting a powerful blast that slipped into Courtois ’goal.

Following the line of ‘The Sun’, the newspaper ‘mirror’ has a big title “Madness”. For sure it was a boxing match, each team had the equipment to respond to the rival’s blows. “City led slightly for the second leg after an insane game.” The English newspaper featured Benzema’s quality in penalty play and designated Foden as a star.

The Manchester press also wants to highlight the match on the front page today. Ang ‘Manchester Evening News’ is titled “The blues don’t believe it”, “Madrid and City star in a classic Champions League “.

In France too

‘The Team’, the most important sports newspaper in France, has always been used in making covers appropriate to the occasion and in this case it is no less. Surrender to the show yesterday, in today’s edition they are titled in English “Crazy”, “Simply Madness”. Like the Mirror, the French newspaper featured the performance of his compatriot Karim Benzema. “An extraordinary Karim, author of a brace, leaves Madrid’s options intact for the second leg.”

Next Wednesday it will be decided which team will reach the final. If the second leg was at the height of the game yesterday, we’ll talk about one of the best elimination rounds of recent seasons.

Source: La Verdad


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