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Liverpool pass Benfica with 6-4 aggregate; Manchester City City eliminate Atletico Madrid with 1-0 aggregate in quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night.

Atletico Madrid 0-0 Man City (Agg 0-1)

Manchester City reached the semifinals with a 1-0 aggregate win after a goalless draw against Spanish team Atletico Madrid at the Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid in the quarterfinals second leg.

They will take on Spanish powerhouse Real Madrid.

Having lost to Thomas Tuchel’s Blues in last season’s final, Guardiola’s side are seeking a maiden Champions League title in a campaign where they are still challenging on three fronts.

They lead the English Premier League by one point from second-placed Liverpool – and face Jurgen Klopp’s Reds in an FA Cup semi-final this Saturday.

Liverpool 3-3 Benfica (Agg 6-4)

images.jpeg 1 4Another English team, Liverpool, also reached the semifinals with a 6-4 aggregate win after drawing 3-3 with Benfica on the same day in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals.

The Reds’ goals came from Roberto Firmino in the 55th and 65th minutes and Ibrahima Konate in the 21st minute at Anfield Stadium.

Goncalo Ramos in the 32nd minute, Roman Yaremcuk in the 73rd minute and Darwin Nunez in the 81st minute were the scorers for the Portuguese team.

Liverpool will play against another Spanish team, Villarreal, in the semifinal round.

The first legs of the semifinals will be held on April 27, while the second legs will be played on May 4.

The 2022 UEFA Champions League final will be held at the Stade de France on May 28.

By Amara

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