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REAL MADRID - M. CITY

Five reasons Real Madrid can reach the Milan final

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Carvajal and Marcelo

In Carvajal and Marcelo, Zinedine Zidane possesses two reliable defenders who also provide the team with attacking prowess. The Brazilian left back is joint third with Luka Modric in terms of the number of balls he has recovered in the Champions League (4

Keylor Navas

With Keylor Navas between the sticks, Real Madrid have one of the safest pair of hands in the business to rely on. The Costa Rican has a spotless record at home in the Champions League, having conceded zero times at Bernabéu on the European stage. The for

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History

Real Madrid have drawn nil-all in first legs away from home on nine occasions in European competitions. On eight of those occasions los merengues have been able to finish the job off in the Bernabéu. The only exception to that rule came at the quarter-fin

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s return

The Portuguese powerhouse is leaving nothing to chance to ensure he is fit and available to face Manchester City on Wednesday night. After missing the first leg, the former Red Devil is now chomping at the bit to smash his own goalscoring record in the co

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The Bernabéu faithful

The Santiago Bernabéu will be in full force on Wednesday, spurring the team on as the players endeavour to book their places in the Milan final. Tickets for the second leg showdown were sold out within three days of going on sale so Real Madrid will not b

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