Real Madrid vs Man City LIVE: Champions League result, final score and reaction:

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Another: Champions League: game for the ages, but this one so intimately influenced by the weight of history.

Real Madrid: believed they could do the impossible. Manchester City: feared the inevitable. That is only way to explain another incredible night in this competition. It’s the only way to read yet another spectacular Madrid comeback, and another cataclysmic: Pep Guardiola: collapse.

It all built up to this astonishing tie’s climax, infusing it with even more emotion. The faces at the end said so much, and more than the details.

Those details are that: Carlo Ancelotti:‘s side came back from 1-0 down in the 90th minute to win 3-1, and make it 6-5 on aggregate, as well as reach a 17th Champions League final for the club. They will now be looking to ensure a record 13 becomes a remarkable 14, and stop Liverpool winning a seventh.

It also prevents a fourth all-English final, and prolongs Guardiola’s agony in this competition.

That was the thing about those details, though. The reality was something else.

To paraphrase a line from great literary fiction, for this was the greatest sporting drama, all Madrid Champions League comebacks are alike but each one is amazing in its own unique way .. Follow all the live reaction from Real Madrid vs Man City below:

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Gary Lineker talking about that epic Real Madrid comeback over Manchester City. They just do not know when they are beaten.

Dylan Terry:4 May 2022 23:00:

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Here is: The Independent:‘s Miguel Delaney writing from Madrid on that utterly ridiculous semi-final comeback from Real Madrid.

I’m glad it’s his job. I could not possibly sum that up right now.

Dylan Terry:4 May 2022 22:51:

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A quite breathtaking moment as Real Madrid’s quest of a 14th European title marches on to the final in Paris where they prepare to face Liverpool.

Another year goes begging for Manchester City.

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Dylan Terry:4 May 2022 22:44:

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This was the moment Karim Benzema sent Real Madrid through to the Champions League final.

Needing two goals in the 90th minute, Rodrygo scored twice for the Spanish champions to send the tie to extra time.

And Benzema’s penalty in the first period of extra time remarkable means they go through to play Liverpool after a 6-5 victory on aggregate.

Dylan Terry:4 May 2022 22:39:

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Full-time: That’s it. The referee blows his whistle 15 or 20 seconds early to signify Real Madrid’s most incredible of victories.

Dylan Terry:4 May 2022 22:37:

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120 + 3 mins: City lump it forward. Dias flicks it on and Courtois gathers safely.

That may well be the end of this one.

Dylan Terry:4 May 2022 22:36:

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120 + 2 mins: Every single outfield player is now inside the Real Madrid half. Manchester City continue to probe with 60 seconds remaining.

Dylan Terry:4 May 2022 22:35:

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120 + 1 mins: Madrid clear the corner away. It’s headed back in and Fernandinho’s flick on is into the arms of Courtois.

Dylan Terry:4 May 2022 22:34:

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120 mins: Grealish stands up Carvajal and forces a corner.

Three minutes of stoppage time at the end of extra time.

Dylan Terry:4 May 2022 22:33:

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119 mins: Sterling goes down and should have been awarded a free-kick but the referee waves the protests away. The official has had a poor game tonight.

Benzema is egging his team-mates on from the sideline. Modric, Kroos, Vinicius and Marcelo also very prevalent down there.

Dylan Terry:4 May 2022 22:32:

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