Manchester City triumph over Madrid in seven-goal thriller

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Manchester City have beaten Real Madrid 4-3 at the Etihad Stadium in the first leg of their semi-final clash in the Champions League.

Kevin De Bruyne opened the scoring for City in two minutes bursting into the box to get on the end of a whipped in a cross from Riyad Mahrez and scored magnificently from close range into the left side of the goal.

Kevin De Bruyne fed the ball through to Gabriel Jesus on 11 minutes, who picked up the pass inside the box and quickly sent it into the right side of the goal for City’s second goal.

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Karim Benzema hit one back for Madrid on 33 minutes after meeting a perfect cross from Ferland Mendy deep inside the box and controlled it with a nice first touch. He produced an accurate strike into the bottom right corner via the post.

Bernardo Silva gave City a 4-2 lead on 74 minutes, pouncing on a loose ball inside the box and beat the goalkeeper with a shot into the top left corner.

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