Manchester City reached the semi-finals of the European Football Champions League for the third time in a row, after a 1-1 draw with Bayern Munich, on Wednesday, in the second leg of the quarter-finals, benefiting from its 3-0 victory in the first leg.
The Norwegian Erling Haaland opened the scoring for the guests (57) after he missed a penalty kick in the first half, while Joshua Kimmich equalized for the landlords from a penalty kick (83).
The England champion set a semi-final date with Real Madrid, the Spanish champions and the record number of titles (14), which eliminated Chelsea 4-0 on aggregate.
Bayern, the six-time European champion, entered the match knowing that he needed a miracle to achieve Rimontada and turn the tables on his opponent, who is looking for continental glory for the first time in his history.
The meeting between City and Real will be renewed in the semi-finals, similar to last season, in the same round, when the Royals qualified 6-5 on aggregate.
City, runners-up in European Championship 2021, remained on track to achieve the treble this season, as it is still at the center of the struggle for the English Premier League title with Arsenal and will play the semi-finals of the local cup on Saturday.
City became the first team to score on Bayern’s land in the Champions League this season, after the Bavarian achieved four victories from four matches in the continental competition with a clean sheet, including against Barcelona of Spain, Inter of Italy, and then Paris Saint-Germain of France in the final price.
Bayern is going through a shaky period after the dismissal of its coach Julian Nagelsmann, with whom he achieved the full mark in the Champions League (8 wins out of 8 matches), and the appointment of Thomas Tuchel, who contented himself with his leadership with two wins in exchange for two defeats and two draws in six matches, and he was excluded from the continental competition and the local cup and is two points ahead of Borussia. Dortmund in the Bundesliga.