Man City vs Real Madrid LIVE: Champions League result and reaction as City exit after penalty shootout

Champions League: Guardiola hoping Man City can see off Real Madrid to make more history

Manchester City’s dreams of retaining the Champions League were shattered after a dramatic penalty shoot-out loss to Real Madrid.

Bernardo Silva and Mateo Kovacic both missed from the spot as City were beaten 4-3 on penalties after their pulsating quarter-final tie ended 4-4 on aggregate.

Rodrygo had given Real an early lead in the second leg at the Etihad Stadium but City otherwise dominated and, after creating a host of chances, finally made it 1-1 on the night through Kevin De Bruyne in the 76th minute.

De Bruyne spurned a good chance to win the tie in normal time and Erling Haaland had earlier hit the crossbar but it was the competition’s record 14-time winners who ultimately prevailed.

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Ruben Dias speaking to TNT Sports

“I don’t know what to say. It’s frustrating – we dominated the whole game and had our chances but it’s difficult to take. The way we control the game, we always do everything we can to try and avoid going to penalties because, in a way, that is what they wanted.

“We had the chances – sometimes the ball goes in, sometimes it doesn’t but now we have to look forward to what’s still to come this season.”

On the FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea on Saturday: “We won’t have much time to rest, it’s a busy part of the season, but now is a moment to be strong, especially in the head, as we are still fighting for two very important competitions.”

Ben Fleming17 April 2024 23:20


More from Bellingham

“Our biggest strength is Carlo Ancelotti. He finds a way to let a lot of boys play with freedom. We’re so off the cuff. As a man, he fills you with calmness and confidence. I caught him yawning and he said to go out and excite him.

“Moments like this are magic and it just comes down to mentality: when you get those details right and you get those little moments, like the penalties, when the lads keep their cool. It’s magic. This was beautiful; my brother’s here today and it’s the first time he’s been able to see me playing for Madrid. I feel really proud about that.”

Ben Fleming17 April 2024 23:15


Jude Bellingham speaking to TNT Sports

“It’s a relief because you put so much into the game. I’ve played against City when you’ve been close, you think you’re going to get something out of it and then suddenly they snatch it away from you. You have to work really hard to beat them. To win the game was a massive reward.

They’re continually probing with the ball, they move you around and take you into positions that you don’t want to go to but you have to otherwise they can punish you and they did with the goal. Most teams would fall apart but we stood up really well and kept working hard.”

On his start to life at Real Madrid: “I could have never dreamt of a start like this. Not just because of the performances but the feeling of playing for the club. You put the badge on your chest and you’re just so grateful. Hopefully plenty more nights like this.”

Ben Fleming17 April 2024 23:07



No Premier League team will be in this year’s semi-finals but there will be English representation in the last four in the form of Bayern’s Harry Kane and Eric Dier as well as Real Madrid’s Jude Bellingham.

Let’s hear from the midfielder now…

Ben Fleming17 April 2024 23:05



Manchester City had 88 touches in the opposition box against Real Madrid; the most on record in a Champions League match since records began. Their 33 shots were also the most in a knockout stage game in the competition since Liverpool (34) versus Atletico Madrid in March 2020.

Ben Fleming17 April 2024 22:56



The winning moment from Antonio Rudiger…

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Madrid head to their fans in the away stands to celebrate. Madrid were second-best for large parts of that game but, yet again in this competition, they have found a way.

They will go on to face Bayern in the semi-finals.

Ben Fleming17 April 2024 22:52


Penalties: Man City 3-4 Real Madrid

GOAL! Rudiger squeezes it past Ederson into the bottom-left corner and Manchester City are out of the Champions League!

Ben Fleming17 April 2024 22:48


Penalties: Man City 3-3 Real Madrid

GOAL! Ederson is a surprise taker and he has to score…but makes no mistake. Now can he make a vital save to keep his side in it?

Ben Fleming17 April 2024 22:47


Penalties: Man City 2-3 Real Madrid

GOAL! Nacho sends Ederson the wrong way and slams it home. Madrid on the brink now.

Ben Fleming17 April 2024 22:46

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