“He said he likes playing with Walker”→”When did I do that?”…A pleasant joke to advance to the finals
The moment they made it to the finals, Jack Grealish softened the atmosphere with a pleasant joke.
Manchester City recorded a 4-0 victory over Real Madrid in the second leg of the 2022-23 season European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League (UCL) semifinal held at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England at 4:00 am (Korean time) on the 18th. did. With this, Man City succeeded in advancing to the final by beating Real Madrid 5-1 on aggregate.
Man City, who had a desperate dream of a big year. It was a more advantageous situation as they drew 1-1 in the last leg away. Coach Pep Guardiola brought a back 3 and started all key players such as Kevin De Bruyne, Elling Haaland and Grealish.
They set the mood from the beginning of the first half. In order to prevent Man City’s cute build-up attack, Real chose local defense스포츠토토 rather than active forward pressure, and Man City naturally led the atmosphere. Man City, who continued to seek opportunities to dig into the gaps of Real, and Real, who were aiming for a counterattack, continued.
In this situation, Man City took the lead. Following De Bruyne’s penetrating pass in the 23rd minute of the first half, Bernardo Silva cut Real’s net with a powerful shot. In the 37th minute of the first half, Silva pushed a loose ball and scored an additional goal, widening the score to 2 points.
The first half ended 2-0. Even in the second half, Manchester City’s attack did not stop. Real pressured Manchester City through more active moves, but Eder Militao’s own goal came in the 31st minute of the second half, and Julian Alvarez’s key goal came out at the end of the second half, ending the match with Man City’s 4-0 victory.
The moment he advanced to the final by defeating the ‘champion candidates’ Real Madrid. The Manchester City squad could not hide their joy. After the match, Grealish went to the panel to conduct an interview with British media ‘BT Sports’. At that moment, ‘BT Sports’ panelist Jake Humphrey said, “Greasy! Didn’t you tell me it was really good to be with Kyle Walker? “I asked. It was a question I asked after knowing that there was a walker nearby. Grealish responded cheerfully to this. He laughs and hugs Humphrey, saying, “When did I do that?”
After that, he expressed his feelings of victory. He said: “I feel like something keeps ringing. It’s really good. Few teams can record a 4-0 win over Real. We couldn’t stop. It felt like it. I can’t exactly describe how it feels.” said.