Manchester City edge Real Madrid in 4-3 thriller but Benzema keeps tie alive
Watching Pep Guardiola watch this Champions League semi-final thriller, in which a healthy first-leg lead appeared on for his Manchester City team at various points
He was incandescent when Riyad Mahrez lashed into the side-netting with Phil Foden on for the square pass in front of goal.
Guardiola looked as if he wanted to curl up into a ball when Rúben Dias surrendered possession shortly afterwards and allowed Vinícius Júnior to run through,
although the Real forward could not finish. City’s defending was unusually loose.
And what about the moment on 54 minutes, shortly after Foden had made it 3-1?
Guardiola had expected a throwi-in for his team only for it to go the other way.
He reacted by chasing after the fourth official to earn a yellow card. Vinícius would make it 3-2 almost immediately.
This is what City’s quest for a first Champions League does to the man who wants it,