Wednesday, 19 September 2012
Real Madrid and Manchester City in group of death
Group of death The clash of group of death toughest teams proved the toughness of the group in front of 90,000 spectators. La Liga and Premier league champions game ended 3 Real Madrid and 2 Manchester City but 6 minutes before the final whistle Mancini boys were close to famous win at Bernabeu. Two later goals by Real Madrid, Karim Benzema at 87 min and Cristiano Ronaldo earn Jose Mourinho a memorable victory and made fans forget about recent club poor run. Real Madrid vs Manchester City video.
Jose Mourinho and 3-2 memorable 90th minutes victories in UEFA champions league.
Jose Mourinho has once celebrate a 90th min 3-2 victory in 2004 UEFA champions league in Manchester City vs Porto 1-1 draw to give Porto a win by aggregate after Francisco Costinha equalizer. Madrid performance was what made Mourinho happy and not only the win. "We could lose and I would be proud, but we cannot lose matches like we did in Sevilla and Getafe and my happiness is not just about the three points, it is about the DNA of my team being back. Mourinho said. UEFA records
The 9 times UEFA champions league champions were closing to a record break defeat in open match in the competition but rather extend their unbeaten run in opening match to 42 win and 2 draw.
Men of the match
The two midfielder were scored 9 each by The Telegraph and best performers. Yaya Touré being a former Barcelona player was happy to be back on enemies’ stadium assisted first Manchester City goal releasing Dzeko. Xabi Alonso controlling and retaining the balls, his ball distribution at the middle was fantastic; it was if former Liverpool star is facing Manchester United but unfortunately it was their biggest rivals.
Real Madrid vs Manchester City goals and video summary
Edin Dzeko – Manchester City (69') 1-0
Marcelo – Real Madrid (76') 1-1
Alexsandar Kolarov - Manchester City (85') 1-2
Karim Benzema - Real Madrid (87') 2-2
Cristiano Ronaldo goal - Real Madrid (90') 3-2