Manchester City have cruised through to the UEFA Champions League semifinals after securing a 1-1 draw against Bayern Munich in the quarterfinal second leg, held at the Allianz Arena in Germany. The result saw Pep Guardiola’s side triumph with a 4-1 aggregate victory.
City entered the second leg with a comfortable three-goal advantage, following their 3-0 win in the first leg at the Etihad Stadium. In that match, Rodri, Bernardo Silva, and Erling Haaland all found the back of the net to give City a strong lead going into the return fixture.
During the second leg, Erling Haaland once again made his mark by scoring for Manchester City, further demonstrating his impressive form this season. The Norwegian striker’s goal came in addition to the ones he scored during the first leg, solidifying his status as a key player for City in their Champions League campaign.
Despite their best efforts, Bayern Munich could not overcome the deficit from the first leg. They managed to score a goal during the second leg, but it was not enough to change the course of the tie. The final 1-1 draw meant that Manchester City advanced to the semifinals with a 4-1 aggregate score.
This result marks another step towards potential Champions League glory for Pep Guardiola’s side, who will now prepare for the upcoming semifinals. With the likes of Erling Haaland in fine form, Manchester City will undoubtedly be a challenging team to face in the next stage of the competition.