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Real Madrid loses 2-1 to Manchester City in the Champions League 16-round

Since defeating Real Madrid 4-2 overall, Manchester City reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Pep Guardiola’s side took a 2-1 advantage into the return game and they crushed Los Blancos to secure their spot in the last eight by the same scoreline at the Etihad Stadium.

Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus scored the goals, while Raphael Varane of Real Madrid served them both on a tray.
The Frenchman was without his regular centre-back favourite Sergio Ramos.

So Zinedine Zidane wanted Varane to step up and keep City out.

Real became equal soon after with the great header of Karim Benzema and all of a sudden we had a game again.

But when he made a mess of an attempted clearance, Varane gave up any chance Madrid had of producing a comeback.

Jesus, who slotted the ball past Thibaut Courtois, encountered his attempted header behind.
As Man City laboured to maintain their lead, Real Madrid could not get back into the tie.

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