Champions League recap: Man City & Real Madrid advance, heartbreak for PSG & Wolfsburg

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Manchester City and Real Madrid are advancing to the Champions League semi-finals after knocking off PSG and VfL Wolfsburg respectively.

The Citizens will making their first-ever trip to the Champions League semi-finals while Real Madrid are returning to the competition that can only be described as their home-away-from-home after reaching it six years in a row.

Kevin De Bruyne v PSG 2

Manchester City 1-0 PSG [Man City win on aggregate, 3-2]

Joe Hart pulled off a masterful performance against Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Edinson Cavani, making numerous saves to keep the Ligue 1 champions out of the net for the duration of the game. With 15 minutes left in regulation, Kevin De Bruyne broke the tie with a stunning curled strike that slipped into the bottom right corner – forcing PSG to chase two goals in the final minutes of the game – but to no avail.

The loss eliminated PSG from the UCL quarter-finals for the fourth year in a row.

Cristiano Ronaldo Champions League

Real Madrid 3-0 VfL Wolfsburg [RM win on aggregate, 3-2]

Over in Spain, Cristiano Ronaldo reminded the entire world why the Champions League is his playground as he single-handedly saved Real Madrid from a two-goal deficit against Wolfsburg to send the club back to the Champions League semi-finals.

Real Madrid had been stunned in Germany the week before, losing 2-0 to the Bundesliga giants. But Los Blancos erased the deficit early as Ronaldo scored two goals in the span of a few minutes and then added a third for the 5th Champions League hat-trick in his illustrious career.

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