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Manchester City hit big time against Real Madrid's 'BBC'

Football
Tue, 26 Apr 2016
AFP
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Manchester, United Kingdom:Manchester City hit the Champions League big time on Tuesday as 10-time champions and European royalty Real Madrid visit the Etihad Stadium for the first leg of their semi-final.

While Madrid are appearing in a record 27th semi-final in the competition, City are making their last-eight bow, eight years on from the club's takeover by the Abu Dhabi United Group.

Captain Vincent Kompany joined City in the weeks before the Emirati petrodollars began pouring in and he therefore knows better than most what an earthquake success against Zinedine Zidane's star-studded squad would represent.


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