Real Madrid managed to end the curse and advanced to the final after winning 3-1 in the 2021-2022 Champions League semifinal second leg against Manchester City .
The second leg of Real Madrid vs. Man City took place at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Spain, on Thursday (5/5/2022) early morning WIB.
Before ensuring a 3-1 victory, Real Madrid as the home team had fallen behind due to the action of Man City winger , Riyad Mahrez, in the 73rd minute.
However, after that Real Madrid got up and scored two goals in return through the action of Rodrygo Goes at the end of the second half, precisely in the 90th and 90th+1 minutes.
A pair of goals from Rodrygo also opened the hopes of Real Madrid, who had lost 3-4 in the first leg at Man City headquarters.
In extra time, Real Madrid managed to add one goal through a penalty from Karim Benzema
Thanks to a pair of goals from Rodrygo, the aggregate became a draw at 5-5 and the match continued to extra time or 2×15 minutes of extra time .
The match then ended with a score of 3-1 and Real Madrid qualified for the Champions League final thanks to a 6-5 aggregate advantage over Man City.
This result also ends the curse that has long overshadowed the stronghold of Los Blancos, the nickname of Real Madrid.
Previously, Real Madrid had never progressed from the semifinals of the European Cup after losing in the first leg . They had already experienced the curse eight times.
Liverpool have already qualified for the Champions League final and are just waiting for the winner of the Real Madrid vs Manchester City match . Which Jurgen Klopp would you choose?
Liverpool just ended the 2021-2022 Champions League semi-final second leg against the host Villarreal , Wednesday (4/5/2022) early morning WIB.
As a result, the Reds made the Estadio de la Ceramica public cry. They beat Villarreal 3-2 by way of a comeback. Yes, Liverpool was two steps behind from Villarreal before finally turning things around.
Liverpool’s goal was broken twice in the first half due to goals from Boulaye Dia (3′) and Francis Coquelin
The Reds then rose in the second half. They managed to score three goals at once.
The hat-trick from Liverpool was scored by Fabinho (62′), Luis Diaz (67′), and Sadio Mane (74′).
This victory led Liverpool to the Champions League final with a 5-2 aggregate advantage over The Yellow Submarine.
This is the third time in the last five years that Liverpool have reached the Champions League final.
On two previous occasions, Liverpool won one trophy, namely in the 2018-2019 season, and it was their sixth title in the competition.