Michael Regan

Manchester City Vs. Real Madrid, UEFA Champions League 2012

Despite their struggles in the Champions League, Manchester City remains unbeaten in the Premier League and currently sit on top of the table thanks to their 5-0 pasting of Aston Villa on Saturday. The Citizens await a visit from a Real Madrid squad that also put 5 past hopelessly outgunned domestic opposition over the weekend.

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Why is Cristiano Ronaldo already a legend?

Cristiano Ronaldo could've completed one of his best games as a Real Madrid player the same day his team only drew against City, and without him scoring any goals. Is that even possible? In this article, Cristiano Ronaldo's game will be deeply analyzed with both data and video.

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Press Review

Quick look around to see how the press, players, and the coach are reacting to Real Madrid's 1-1 draw with Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League. And there seems to be an overarching theme: just a job well done for Real Madrid.

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A Draw Is Enough To Get Into The Next Round

It was a night that depended, to some extent, on results elsewhere. With the points in the group finely poised, Dortmund smashed Ajax 1-4, which meant that Madrid’s draw at the Etihad was enough to secure a spot in the last 16.

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Match Thread

Lineups are official. Mesut Özil will be on the bench and Mourinho will likely play with a 4-3-3 formation featuring Khedira, Alonso and Modric on the midfield. Upfront, Di María, Cristiano Ronaldo and Benzema will try to score and make Manchester City's three-man defensive line a little bit more uncomfortable.

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Match Preview of the European Clash

Real Madrid will visit the reigning Premier League champions this Wednesday. Manchester City is also leading the table in the British competition, even though Mancini and his men are clearly not living up to the expectations in this 2012-2013 edition of the UEFA Champions League.

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