Real Madrid And Man City Sets-Up UCL Semi-Final Ties With Chelsea And PSG.

Real Madrid and Manchester City are through to the semi-finals of the Champions League after knocking out Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund.

Zinedine Zidane's side went in to the return-leg fixture at Anfield with a 3-1 lead for the first leg last week.

Madrid kept Jurgen Klopp's side at arm's length which saw Liverpool run out of steam and ideas missing several glorious chances in the game and bringing the match to a goalless draw at full-time. Liverpool 0-0 Real Madrid (1-3 agg) it ended.

The Spanish gaints (13-time champions), set up a meeting with another Premier League side when they face Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea (2012 champions) in the semi-finals having knocked out Porto 2-1 aggregate on Tuesday.

Real Madrid manager Zidane, has gone on to lift the trophy the last three seasons they reached the semi-final (2016, 2017, and 2018).

Liverpool's defeat to Real Madrid means that the 2019 UCL champions would end the current season without a single trophy.

They were Knocked Iout of the Carabao Cup in the fourth round by Arsenal, knocked out of the FA Cup fourth round by Manchester United, crashed out of the Champions League quarter finals by Real Madrid, and currently 6th in the Premier League table with 52 points from 31 games as they hope to clinch a top four finish at the end of the season.

Meanwhile, Manchester City booked their place in the last four of the Champions League, following a terrific turnaround in Dortmund on Wednesday night.

Man City who were holding a 2-1 lead from the first leg last week, found themselves needing to chase the tie when 17-year-old England international Jude Bellingham curled in a superb shot from the edge of the box in the 15th mins.

City began the second-half with more zeal and tenacity as their breakthrough came in the 55th mins after Emre Can was penalised for handling the ball in the box and Mahrez stepped up to fire his side ahead again in the tie.

Phil Foden sealed the victory in the 75th, adding to the late goal he scored at the Etihad to give his side their first-leg lead. Dortmund 1-2 Man City (4-2 on aggregate) it ended.

The defeat for Borussia Dortmund likely ends hopes of playing in next season's Champions League, with the team currently in fifth position in the Bundesliga, seven points behind fourth-placed Eintracht Frankfurt.

City will now face French side Paris Saint-Germain in the semi-finals having dumped-out the reigning champions Bayern Munich on Tuesday night.

It is the first time the Cityzens boss Pep Guardiola have reached the semis with the club since 2016 when he was still coach of Bayern. He also on the competition twice during his time as manager of Barcelona.

City last appearance in the last four came in 2015-16, when they were knocked out by Monaco in Manuel Pellegrini's final season in charge of the club.

The UEFA Champions League Semi Final Draws Has already Been Decided following the conclusion of the quarter-final ties;

Quarter-final results:

Chelsea 0-1 Porto (Agg 2-1)

PSG 0-1 Bayern Munich (Agg 3-3)

Borussia Dortmund 1-2 Man City (Agg 2-4)

Liverpool 0-0 Real Madrid (Agg 1-3)

Semi-finals fixtures:

PSG vs Man City

Real Madrid vs Chelsea

Ties to be played on April 27/28 and May 4/5.

While the final set for Istanbul on Saturday, May 29.

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