Manchester, UK, April 12 (PL). Manchester City shook Bayern Munich with the power of football, by winning 3-0 in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals.
The goals of the Spanish Rodrigo Hernandez “Rodri” in the 27th minute, the Portuguese Bernardo Silva (70) and the Norwegian Erling Haaland (76) gave the citizens a comfortable advantage before the return match scheduled for the next 19 at the Allianz Arena.
The Bavarian national team reached its commitment without defeat in the current tournament, with resounding victories over Inter Milan, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain, but the English team stopped, on Tuesday, pushing the Germans in its tracks.
England opened the scoreboard after 27 minutes with a powerful left-footed shot from Rodri from outside the area.
Bayern tried to strike back after the break, inspired by Leroy Sane who required three well-timed tackles from Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson Moraes, including a one-on-one in front of goal.
The English scored the second blow by exploiting a mistake by French defender Dayot Uppicano, who lost a ball very close to the penalty area, and Jack Grealish grabbed the ball and gave it to Halland, who was headed in by Bernardo in the 70th minute.
Haaland sealed the Germans’ fate in the 76th by slipping in to drive the ball past John Stones. Thus, the Norwegian striker scored 45 goals in all competitions this season and leads the Champions League scorers table with 11 goals.
In the other match of the day, Inter Milan came out of a series of poor results in recent weeks and put their pass to the semi-finals of the major continental club championship on the right track, beating Portuguese Benfica 2-0 on the road in the first leg. . of the rooms
Niccolo Barella, with a header in the 51st minute, and Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku, with a penalty in the 82nd, left the meeting uphill for the Italians.