Man City advanced to the quarter-finals of the Champions League this season after beating RB Leipzig 7-0, Erling Haaland scored 5 goals in this match. Thus, the Green Man defeated the Bundesliga team with a total score of 8-1 after two matches.
Pep Guardiola’s team is said to be the No. 1 candidate for the Champions League this season, the victory over RB Leipzig shows the great strength of this team. Currently, Chelsea, Bayern Munich, AC Milan, Benfica and Inter Milan are also in the quarterfinals.
The remaining 2 names will be decided at dawn tomorrow. Real Madrid host Liverpool at home in the second leg of the 1/8 round, while Napoli take on Frankfurt in Italy. With the results in the first leg, it is likely that Real and Napoli will be the last two names in the quarterfinals of C1 this season.
Former MU midfielder – Rio Ferdinand pointed out the biggest counterweight of the Green Man in C1 this season. He said: “I think Man City do not want to meet Bayern Munich at the moment, they also want to stay away from Napoli. Those are probably the two biggest rivals of Man City at the moment.”
Former Bayern and MU midfielder Owen Hargreaves also highly appreciates Napoli. “Napoli are one of the best teams in Europe this season, one of the top scorers, they play beautiful football,” he said. Seriously, they can win the Champions League.”