After one of the most entertaining Champions League semifinal first legs, Real Madrid host Manchester City for a place in the finals.

After one of the most entertaining Champions League semifinal first legs, Real Madrid host Manchester City for a place in the finals.

Man City edged Madrid 4-3 in a thrilling first leg at the Etihad last week and with no away goal rule, there is still all to play for.

Karim Benzema scored a brace and was rested over the weekend in preparation for a mouthwatering clash on Wednesday.

Madrid confirmed their status as La Liga champions with a 4-0 win against Espanyol at the weekend.

While City’s identical victory over Leeds United only leaves them one point clear of Liverpool at the EPL summit.

City’s first-leg victory over Real represented their third consecutive win against the 13-time European champions.

Madrid are no strangers to supreme European comebacks and despite being a goal down, they remain favorites to progress.

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What time does Real Madrid vs Man City start?

The game kicks off at 10pm Kenyan time at the Santiago Bernabeau.

Real Madrid vs Man City team news

Eder Militao and Nacho Fernandez are back from domestic suspensions and will start, relegating David Alaba to the bench.

Benzema, Vinicius Junior, Toni Kroos and Ferland Mendy were all rested at the weekend and will start.

Rodrygo will hope to retain his place in the starting XI.

For the visitors, Joao Cancelo returns after missing the first leg and will definitely be included in the starting line-up.

Kevin De Bruyne, Riyad Mahrez and Bernardo Silva were substitutes over the weekend and are all expected to start.

Real Madrid vs Man City head to head

From the 9 matches played between these two teams, City have been victorious 4 times compared to Madrid’s 3 wins and the remaining 3 have resulted in draws.

Real Madrid vs Man City current form

The hosts have won three times and lost twice in their last 5 matches while City come into the game on a four-match winning streak.

Real Madrid vs Man City prediction

Just like the first leg, there will be goals in this game but with the home advantage and goal-scoring form they are on, Madrid are tipped to win the game on the night.

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