Not only Erling Haaland, but coach Pep Guardiola also recorded his name in Champions League history after Man City reached the semi-finals of C1 2022/23.
There were no surprises in the quarter-final second leg of the 2022/23 Champions League between Bayern Munich and Man City. “Gray Lobster” despite being played at home, but could not create a superiority, they even let Erling Haaland concede the first goal.
The efforts of the home team only helped them to equalize the score on Kimmich’s 11m mark in the last minutes of the match. With a 1-1 draw, Bayern Munich gave way to the semi-finals for Man City with a total score of 1-4 after two matches.
Man City will face Real Madrid in the semi-finals. Previously, Los Blancos defeated Chelsea with a total score of 4-0 after two matches in the quarterfinals. This is considered to be the early final of the tournament. The other semi-final is a duel between the two Milan teams.
With Man City in the semi-finals of the Champions League this season, Pep Guardiola is the first coach in Champions League history to reach the semi-finals in 10 different seasons (2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12) , 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2020/21, 2021/22 and 2022/23).
Only two coaches who have passed 9 or more Champions League semi-finals, Carlo Ancelotti (9) and Pep Guardiola (10), will face each other in the semi-finals. Surely two matches between Real Madrid and Man City will be worth watching.
With Man City, they still have the opportunity to win 3 this season. Green Man reached the semi-finals of the Champions League and the semi-finals of the FA Cup, In the English Premier League they ranked 2nd, 4 points behind the top team Arsenal but played less than 1 match, not to mention the two teams still have a direct confrontation. next at Etihad Stadium at the end of this April.