Bernardo Silva from Manchester City raved about the game of his team after the 4: 3 victory in the quarter-finals of the Champions League against Real Madrid.
“I think it was honest that we were so good in the first 20 minutes: how we pressed how we checked the game and earned chances. can “, said Silva. “But it’s still a good result. Our fans should be proud of us and our work.”
The outstanding Kevin de Bruyne (2nd), Gabriel Jesus (11th), Phil Foden (53.) and Silva (74th) scored for the previous year’s finalists who left numerous other good chances. Riyad Mahrez failed on the post (48th). The goals of striker Karim Benzema in his 600th game for Real (33rd and 82nd, penalty) and Vinicius Junior (55th) kept Madrid’s hopes of the 14th triumph alive.
“It was a great football game for the fans. From the beginning to the end. We started very well and could have done them. In such games we have to take better our chances,” said Phil Foden.
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David Alaba raves about Guardiola and Benzema
The struck real defender David Alaba in particular praised coach Pep Guardiola, with whom he had worked at FC Bayern Munich for three years: “A great advantage you have is. I know that very well. They always had Solution. You have a very good positioning over the entire place. But it will still be alive. We have not stopped believing in ourselves. We have the quality to always strike back. This also distinguishes us a bit this season. “
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The real packer Benzema has to owe the real. “Incredible what he plays this season. It is difficult to find words. What he does week after week. We are very happy that he is with us,” enthused Alaba.