Mahrez leads Manchester City to the Champions League final for the first time in history


The Algerian star, Riyad Mahrez, led his English team Manchester City to qualify for the final match of the Champions League competition for the first time in the club’s history, after he won a precious victory over his guest, Paris Saint-Germain, with two goals free of charge, in the exciting confrontation that brought them together Tuesday evening, at Stade Al-Ittihad is the Citizens’ stronghold, in the second leg of the semi-finals of the competition for the current season 2020-2021.

Man City vs Paris Saint-Germain

Man City won the first qualifying card for the Champions League Final in the aggregate of the two matches, 4-1, where the English team won a precious two-goal victory over Paris Saint-Germain, in the first-leg match that was held last week at the “Princes Garden” in the French capital, where he scored for the Parisian-Brazilian team. Marquinhos, while Belgian Kevin De Bruyne and Algerian star Riad Mahrez scored for City..

Manchester City, led by Spanish coach Pep Guardiola, booked the first qualification card for the final match that will be held on May 29 in Istanbul, Turkey. The English team is waiting for the winner of the Chelsea and Real Madrid match, which will be held on Wednesday evening at the “Stamford Bridge”, after the first leg has ended. In Madrid, in a positive 1-1 draw.

Man City vs Paris Saint-Germain

Algerian star Riad Mehrez scored the first goal for Manchester City in the 11th minute of the match, becoming the first player in City’s history to score back and forth in the Champions League semi-finals.

Mahrez also became the second player to score in the first-leg semi-final of the Champions League for an English team, after Sadio Mane in 2017/2018.

Mahrez scored again and continued his brilliance by scoring the second goal for Man City in the 63rd minute. The Algerian star has scored 6 goals in his last 5 matches in the Champions League, scoring 4 goals and making two more goals.

Riyad Mahrez has scored 10 goals so far in the Champions League, more than any other Algerian in the tournament’s history.

Paris Saint-Germain finished the match with ten men after its Argentine player Angel Di Maria was sent off in the 69th minute of the match for his violent interference against Fernandinho.

Manchester City against Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester City fought against Paris Saint-Germain with the following formation: Goalkeeper: Ederson / Defense line: Diaz, Stones, Zinchenko, Walker / Midfield: Fernandinho, Gundogan, Bernardo Silva / Offensive line: Phil Foden, Riyad Mahrez, Kevin De Bruyne.

In contrast, the formation of Paris Saint-Germain against Manchester City came as follows: Goalkeepers: Keylor Navas / Defensive line: Marquinhos, Kimpembe, Florenzi, Diallo / Midfield: Verratti, Herrera, Paredes / Offensive line: Neymar, Icardi, Di Maria.


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