Manchester. French footballer Karim Benzema kept Real Madrid’s hopes alive despite losing to Manchester City in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final with a last-minute penalty goal. City registered a 4-3 win in the very thrilling match of the first leg. However, City missed opportunities in the last moments, which failed to secure the victory by a huge margin. Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Indian cricket team and Mumbai Indians in the IPL, was also supporting Real Madrid.
Manchester City had a two-goal lead on two occasions, but failed to make a big lead over Real Madrid before the second leg of the semi-finals. Real Madrid will try to make a comeback in next week’s second leg match. City were given a two-goal lead from the start by Kevin De Bruyne (2nd minute) and Gabriel Jesus (11th). Phil Foden (53rd) and Bernando Silva (74th) scored for him in the second half.
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Benzema scored the first goal for Madrid’s Karim in the 33rd minute and then converted a penalty in the 82nd minute. Meanwhile, Vinnie Junior scored the second goal for the team in the 55th minute. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma tweeted in support of Real Madrid at around 2 pm.
Rohit tweeted in support of Real Madrid.
Rohit, the captain of the record 5-time IPL champion team Mumbai Indians, tagged Real Madrid on Twitter and wrote, ‘Come on Madrid.’ Rohit Sharma’s captaincy team Mumbai Indians is in bad shape in the current season of IPL. The team has lost all its 8 matches so far and its winning account has not even been opened.
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Last Modified On : April 27, 2022, 10:50 IST