Karim Benzema scored an extra-time penalty as Real Madrid made another surprise return to the Champions League, stunning Manchester City 3-1 on Wednesday and booked in to face Liverpool in the final. On another magical night in the Champions League, Real Madrid did what seemed unlikely by coming back from behind to stun Manchester City at the Santiago Bernabéu to reach the final of Europe’s premier club competition. After the last whistle on Wednesday, the players were on top of the moon, dancing and celebrating yet another comeback. While Manchester City was still in turmoil, Real Madrid landed a knockout kick as Karim Benzema earned. He converted a penalty in extra time to win the combination 6-5, with another outstanding comeback recording of magical European nights.
On Wednesday, the 13-time European champion took his Champions League comeback to the next level, chasing two goals in two minutes from substitute Rodrygo who came off the bench to take it to extra time and make it 3-1 beating Manchester City. Entering the finals with Liverpool. The 13-time European champion has created an exciting comeback at the Bernabeu against Paris Saint-Germain in the round of 16 and Chelsea in the quarter-finals. The 13-time European champions won the La Liga title at the Bernabeu earlier on Saturday, with substitute Rodrygo scoring twice as celebrations continued into the night, with player and manager Carlo Ancelotti urging fans to support the Manchester City game. While Manchester City remained hesitant, Real Madrid suffered a knockout round won by Karim Benzema before converting a penalty in extra time to secure a 6-5 aggregate scoreline win. At the same time, another noteworthy game at the Santiago Bernabéu was added to Real Madrid’s long list of Fantastic European clubs.
When play resumed, Real Madrid was more substantial, and 4 minutes later, when they had a penalty, Karim Benzema fell on a debilitated leg and pushed Ruben Diaz before ignoring Manchester City, trying to distract himself by taking a penalty in extra time in injection. Manchester City looked confident to fold as Riyad Mahrez led Manchester City 1-0 and 5-3 on aggregate, but substitute Rodrigo scored an incredible double in the final to score goals in the 90th and 91st minutes, posting a tie for extra time. It is unclear how the Kings of Europe achieved this. With a total score of 1-0 and 5-3 in the 90th minute of the return match, even the most avid Real Madrid fans would have lost hope, but not the 11 people on the field and the person watching from the sidelines.