(Latest Football Result Today, Real Madrid – Man City, the first leg of the round of 1/8 Champions League 2019/20) Coach Pep Guardiola returned to Spain to confront Man City once against the enemy – Real Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates experienced a very difficult match in France.
Lyon – Juventus: Superstar endeavor, the unexpected outcome
Follow Latest Football Result Today, with the duo Ronaldo – Dybala in the attack, Juventus immediately took the game after the opening whistle. 4 minutes, Ronaldo received the ball on the left-wing, taking another beat before turning on quite dangerous, but Cuadrado could not receive the ball successfully. After that, Lyon deployed an uncomfortable quick pressure game, which made Juventus difficult to deploy the ball.
21st minute, the home team showed the danger by a phase “knock” on Szczesny’s goal. Toko Ekambi takes the corner from the left with a very dangerous header to hit the crossbar of Juventus. Almost immediately afterward, Lyon almost paid the price when Anthony Lopes came in and out of the box and missed the ball from the situation of bringing the ball from Ronaldo’s left-wing, but Cornet saved in time.
Juventus’ lack of concentration in the first half of the match has hurt them. In the 31st minute, Aouar escaped extremely fast on the left, passing Danilo easily before passing to Tousart to cushion the ball to open the match score. The last minutes of the first half saw Ronaldo and Dembele missing the opportunity from situations that could cause mutations.
In the second half, Juventus pushed the game speed up and pressed the field strength from the beginning, but the visitors’ play proved to be lacking mutations. 69 minutes, the first obvious opportunity of “Old lady” in the second half was created when Alex Sandro crossed the ball quite well from the left, Dybala got into the box very fast, but his shot did not hit the target.
Although Higuain was later introduced, with the presence of the three best strikers on the field, Juventus still could not break Lyon’s defense. 87 minutes, Dybala hit Lyon net but the referee determined he was in the offside position earlier. Ronaldo’s attempt to jump in the head in extra time could not make a difference.
Latest Football Result Today, final: Lyon 1-0 Juventus (1st half: 1-0)
Lyon: Tousart 31 ’
Lyon: Anthony Lopes, Denayer, Marcelo, Fernando Marcal, Dubois, Bruno Guimaraes, Toko Ekambi, Tousart, Cornet, Aouar, Dembele.
Juventus: Szczesny, Bonucci, Danilo, De Ligt, Alex Sandro, Bentancur, Pjanic, Rabiot, Ronaldo, Cuadrado, Dybala.
Real Madrid – Man City: Disappointed red card, upstream climax
Man City entered the great battle with Real Madrid with a strange 4-4-1-1 scheme, in which Bernardo Silva played the role of the virtual number 9, while the real number 9 Gabriel Jesus left. Meanwhile, duo Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling are in reserve. On the side of Real Madrid, coach Zidane also surprised Kroos, Marcelo, Bale or Jovic as a substitute, while young talent Vinicius Junior was given the opportunity to start.
According to Latest Football Result Today, the first 45 minutes witnessed the tit-for-tat of the two big boys. Man City does not try to hold the ball and impose the posture as usual, but try to play slowly and surely. In contrast, Real played high pressing effectively, really made the defending champion of the Premier League difficult in the attacking lines.
The first notable situation of the first half belonged to Man City, and it came in the 21st minute. De Bruyne passed the class, while Jesus handled it correctly, finishing decisively at close range. However, goalkeeper Courtois had a great reaction to save for Real.
By 45 + 2 minutes, “Green Man” has the opportunity to open the score. After a corner from Kevin de Bruyne, the ball reached Gabriel Jesus in a very fit way. The Brazilian striker’s shot was not really good, but center-back Ramos broke the ball worse, just like a kick at close range. Luckily for Real, Casemiro showed up in time and saved on the home line for the home team.
Real’s most significant opportunity in the first half belonged to Karim Benzema with a very good header. This time it was goalkeeper Ederson’s turn to shine, save for City. Also in this situation, Vinicius could not compensate.
But with Latest Football Result Today, the most interesting things came in the second half of the match. 60 minutes, the mistake of Rodri, Otamendi and Walker, Man City immediately paid the price. Vinicius slopes the speedball close to the goal of Man City, passing cross to Isco. In the position facing the goalkeeper Ederson, the Spanish midfielder had a shot that was dangerous enough to bring the score to the Bernabeu team.
Only thing, Madrid did not expect that it was the origin of tragedy. In the 78th minute, Man City equalized the score, and it bears the impression of Kevin de Bruyne. The Belgian midfielder managed cleverly in the penalty area of Real, cross the ball just enough to overcome the obstacle of captain Ramos. The rest of Gabriel Jesus thus became much easier.
By 83rd minute, Man City got the second goal. Sterling came on as a substitute, earning a penalty for Man City. The one who stumbles in this situation is Dani Carvajal. On the penalty spot, Kevin de Bruyne defeated Courtois, bringing the second goal for Man City.
And yet, in the 86th minute, Ramos must receive a red card directly after illegally stopping Gabriel Jesus just inside the penalty area. Play missing people, Real Madrid had to accept 1-2 bitter defeat at home to Man City, and face a lot of difficulties in the rematch here.
Latest Football Result Today, final: Real Madrid 1-2 Man City (H1: 0-0)
Real Madrid: Isco 60 ‘
Man City: Jesus 78 ‘, De Bruyne’s penalty 83’
Real Madrid: Ramos 86 ‘
Real Madrid: Courtois, Varane, Carvajal, Ramos, Mendy, Casemiro, Valverde, Modric, Benzema, Vinicius, Isco
Man City: Ederson, Laporte, Walker, Otamendi, Mendy, Gundogan, Rodrigo, De Bruyne, Gabriel Jesus, Mahrez, Bernardo Silva
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