Following this weeks round of European fixtures, a repeat of the 2018/19 season may be on the cards again this season, with both Chelsea and Manchester City holding the advantage in their first leg ties in the Champions League, and with Manchester United 90% through against Roma, only Arsenal still have work to do as to overturn the 1 goal deficit at Villarreal.
In 2019, Liverpool played Tottenham in the Champions league final in Madrid, and Arsenal played Chelsea in Baku. This season, could we see another all English European final this year?
Manchester City are now favourites with the bookies to win the Champions League, and as the league is all but wrapped up, there is no reason to not think the Cityzens will win europe’s top competition. In there way, is a second leg against PSG, who need to come back from a 2-1 loss at home to progress to the final.
Another side that needs to overcome a 2-0 loss is Arsenal, who played against ex-manager Unai Emery’s Villarreal side on Thursday. A red card for either side saw the Spaniards take the advantage into the second leg, with Bukayo Saka once again being the bright spark for the Gunners.
The clearest win of the week went to Manchester United, despite trailing 2-1 at half time. For some reason, the Red Devils are so much better in the second half, with Edinson Cavani scoring twice after the break to see the game flipped on its head.
Chelsea hold the narrow advantage with an away goal against Spanish giants Real Madrid, although it could have been More if Timo Werner could find the back of the net! Chelsea dominated the game, but Karim Benzema, often Reals saviour this season, scored the equaliser in the top competition in Europe.
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