Erling Haaland scored his 48th goal of the season after missing a penalty as Manchester City drew 1-1 at Bayern Munich to cruise into the semi-finals of the Champions League.
Haaland was on target in a f3-0 first-leg victory that put City in control of the quarter-final and he struck again to open the scoring at Allianz Arena on Wednesday.
The prolific striker had missed a spot-kick for the first time in two years in the first half, but he silenced the Bayern faithful after the break.
Joshua Kimmich ended City’s 10-match winning run by converting a harshly awarded penalty before Thomas Tuchel was sent off as Pep Guardiola, a former Bayern boss, saw his side seal a 4-1 aggregate win and a last-four tie against holders Real Madrid.
A Milan derby awaits in the Champions League semi-finals after Inter made it past Benfica with a 3-3 draw on Wednesday, sealing a 5-3 aggregate victory.
Following Milan’s passage to the final four after they eliminated Napoli on Tuesday, Inter just had to see out their quarter-final second leg against the Lisbon side having taken a 2-0 lead into the clash at San Siro.
FULL SEMI FINAL MATCHES
9-May-2023 – Real Madrid vs Manchester City
10-May-2023 – AC Milan vs Inter Milan
16th -May-2023 – Inter Milan vs AC Milan
17th-May-2023 – Manchester City vs Real Madrid
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