Guardiola seeks to break semi-final jinx

Despite winning the Champions League twice with Barcelona, Pep Guardiola has endured a lot of heartaches in Champions League semi-final matches.

The Spaniard spent four seasons at Barca, and his side lost to Inter Milan in the semis of the 2009-10 season (3-2 aggregate).

In 2011-12, Barca lost to eventual winners Chelsea in the semis (3-2 aggregate)

 

In his three seasons at Bayern, Pep saw his side reach the semis on all three occasions.

PSG [PHOTO CREDIT: @PSG_English]

In 2013-14, Bayern were thrashed 5-0 by Real Madrid (aggregate). In 2014-15, they were beaten by Barcelona 5-3. In 2015-16, they lost on away goals against Atletico Madrid (2-2)

However, with Manchester City, Guardiola is on the verge of reaching the first ever Uefa Champions League final with the English club-his first in 10 years.

Manchester City [PHOTO CREDIT: @ChampionsLeague]

With a 2-1 win in Paris, City appears to be in a better position compared to their French opposition.

The winner of tonight’s tie will be up against either Chelsea or Real Madrid in the final.

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Kick off is 8.00 pm


The game is already underway between Manchester City and PSG

Man. City vs PSG [PHOTO CREDIT: @ChampionsLeague]


City still hold the advantage with their 2-1 win in the first leg

TEXEM

Barren so far tonight


An early PSG penalty shout.. the action is being reviewed on the VAR


Action reviewed by VAR. No penalty for PSG.. Game on!


Riyad Mahrez gives Manchester City the lead at the Etihad Stadium

Riyad Mahrez


Manchester City are unbeaten in their last 13 home Champions league games


Big chance for PSG to get back in the game but Marquinos nods the ball on the crossbar


PSG win a free kick in a promising position


City will be grateful for that early goal because they remain under pressure in this game.

Man. City vs PSG [PHOTO CREDIT: @ChampionsLeague]


PSG loosing their cool.. Herrera showing some frustrations around the ref.


PSG are attacking in numbers, which is leaving a lot of space in behind for City to exploit


Bernardo Silva with a needless foul on Neymar

Neymar [PHOTO CREDIT: @PSG_English]


Ball Possession : Man City 45% – 55% PsG


We’re in added time now


Half Time : Manchester City 1-0 PSG

Riyad Mahrez with the all important goal in the 11th minute

Man. City vs PSG [PHOTO CREDIT: @PSG_English]


Second half already underway at the Etihad


PSG holding the ball possession too long and Neymar guilty in that regard once again


60 minutes gone Manchester City 1-0 PSG

Manchester City 1-0 PSG
Manchester City 1-0 PSG [photo credit: @ManCity
]


PSG come close but Diaz with a crucial block for City


Andre Herera is taken off for Draxler

Mauro Icardi out for Moise Keane


Riyad Mahrez scores again for Manchester City

Riyad Mahrez
Riyad Mahrez


Red Card: Di Maria sent off as he gets a Red Card for a rash tackle on Fernandinho







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