Real Madrid became the first Spanish side to win their first leg UEFA Champions League dixture after edging Real Madrid 1-0 at Belgamo Stadium. Real Madrid have now registered 5 consecutive victories while keeping 4 successive clean sheets after Mendy striked in the winner in the 86th minute after Luka Modric clever pass. Real Madrid outshined their Spanish rivals Barcelona who lost 4-1 to PSG, Atletico Madrid lost 1-0 to Chelsea & Sevilla was demolished 3-2 by Borrussia Dortmund at home. Real Madrid star Karim Benzema although he did not score remains the Los Blancos Champions League topscorer with 4 goals as the visitors take 1 goal lead to Santiago Bernabeu. Real Madrid upcoming 2 fixtures which they must win include visiting 5th placed Real Socoadad & hosting Laliga Leaders Atletico Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu.
Manchester City joined the English sides Chelsea (1-0 victory) & Liverpool (2-0) to register their first away Uefa Champions League clean sheet victory. Manchester City goals were scored by Benardo Silva in the 29th minute after Cancelo creative volley before Gabriel Jesus combined with Silva in the 65th minute to seal an emphatic 2-0 victory away victory in the round of 16. Manchester City are likely to slip up in their upcoming Premier League fixtures against Westham United & be humiliated by Manchester United at Etihad Stadium.
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