Real Madrid and Manchester City progress to UEFA Champions League quarterfinals

Real Madrid and Manchester City have secured their spots in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals after Wednesday's matches. Real Madrid edged past RB Leipzig with a 2-1 aggregate victory, while Manchester City celebrated a 6-2 aggregate triumph over Copenhagen.

Publication: 07.03.2024 - 11:38
Real Madrid and Manchester City progress to UEFA Champions League quarterfinals
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The match at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu saw no goals in the first half, but Vinicius Junior of Real Madrid found the net with a close-range shot in the 65th minute. RB Leipzig's Willi Orban equalized with a header three minutes later, yet Real Madrid advanced with an overall win.

The first leg in Germany had seen Real Madrid taking a slim lead.

Manchester City's encounter at the Etihad Stadium featured goals from Manuel Akanji, Julian Alvarez, and Erling Haaland, overpowering Copenhagen, who managed a single goal through Mohamed Elyounoussi. The Sky Blues secured their quarterfinal berth with a comprehensive aggregate score.

Their first leg in Denmark concluded with a 3-1 victory for Manchester City.

Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain also made it to the quarterfinals after Tuesday's games.

The draws for the quarterfinals and semifinals are scheduled for March 15 at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland. The Round of 16 wraps up with matches on March 12-13.

Upcoming Last 16 Second-Leg Fixtures:

March 12: Arsenal vs. Porto (0-1), Barcelona vs. Napoli (1-1)

March 13: Atletico Madrid vs. Inter Milan (0-1), Borussia Dortmund vs. PSV Eindhoven (1-1)

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