Jack87 news today, asianbookie Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva celebrates after scoring in their UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg
Silva says he is motivated to make amends for a poor performance in the 1-1 first-leg draw with Real Madrid.
He gave City the lead in the 23rd minute when he fooled Real Madrid keeper Thibaut Thibaut Thibaut Courtois with a superb strike at the near post before heading home eight minutes before half-time.
“My performance in my first game in Madrid was not what I wanted and I wanted to make up for it,” Silva said.
“Today I had to do better for my teammates and the fans and that’s what I tried to do. I’m small but I have a bk8 good head! It was a good night for us.”
“When you get to the Champions League final you have to celebrate but unfortunately we didn’t have time because on Sunday we had the chance to win the Premier League,” said manager Pep Guardiola.
“To be honest, the final against Italy was not the best gift. They were very competitive. asianbookie bk8 There will be a lot of praise for this win, but we have time to prepare mentally.”
City beat defending champions Real Madrid 4-0 at the raucous Etihad Stadium on Wednesday for a 5-1 aggregate victory and reached their second Champions League final in three seasons.
Bernardo Silva’s first-half brace put City in control against the 14-time European champions, bk8 malaysia Ed Militao’s own goal after the break and Julian Alvarez in the fourth. The closing moments of the quarter sealed the deal for Pep Guardiola’s side as they avenged a bitter semi-final loss last year.