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Lunin commented on the victory over Manchester City and Real Madrid's advance to the Champions League semi-finals

ByИван Дунаев

Apr 18, 2024

 Lunin commented on the victory over Manchester City and Real Madrid's entry into the Champions League semi-finals

Ukrainian goalkeeper of “cream” became the main hero of the match, repelling two shots in the penalty shootout.

Ukrainian goalkeeper of Real Madrid Andrey Lunin shared his emotions after victory in the penalty shootout strong> over Manchester City and reaching the semi-finals of the Champions League.

The main and extra time of the second leg of the 1/4 finals of the Champions League at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester ended with the score 1:1 (the result of the first game was 3:3), and in the series of post-match penalty kicks they were triumphant Carlo Ancelotti's team. This was greatly facilitated by Lunin, who repelled two shots from the City players – Bernardo Silva and Mateo Kovacic.

“The hardest experience you have to go through is a Champions League match like this away against City. You know you're going to suffer. I have to thank my team-mates for how hard they worked in front of me. There are games where you can't control the ball and prove that you are the best team. You know for sure that you will have to suffer.

I'm exhausted. We won the penalty shootout. Of course we did. coached the penalty, Modric helped me with advice. Before the penalty we prepared what we thought the City players would do and we knew that there would be someone who would try to shoot through the middle. We decided to take a chance. I chose the right guy – Bernardo Silva. I took such a risk,” the official UEFA website quotes Lunin as saying.

In the semi-finals, “Real” will meet Bayern Munich, which advanced to the quarter-finals in London.” Arsenal” of Ukrainian Alexander Zinchenko (2:2, 1:0).

The other pair of Champions League semi-finalists will be PSG and Borussia Dortmund.

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