Manchester City matchwinner Bernardo Silva hails ‘beautiful’ night | Football News

MANCHESTER: Manchester City’s man of the match Bernardo Silva hailed the Champions League semi-final second leg against Real Madrid on Wednesday as a “beautiful” and “wonderful” night.
Silva said he was disappointed with his performance in last week’s 1-1 draw at Madrid so he was delighted to score the first two goals in the 4-0 win at Manchester which secured a 5 aggregate win -1 and a place in the Champions League final.

“It’s a great night for us. We knew it was going to be tough. But beating this Madrid team 4-0 at home was wonderful,” said the Portuguese midfielder.
“It’s a wonderful feeling to be in the final again, and I hope this time we can try to win it,” added Silva, whose side lost the Champions League final to Chelsea. two years ago.
“My performance in the first game in Madrid was not what I wanted, and I wanted to try to make up for that because I didn’t feel very good at all after the first game. And here today I had to do better for my teammates and the fans.
“We were very resilient, we were very passionate and organized at the same time. I’m so, so happy with this performance.”
Silva effectively won the game for City with his first-half brace, one a shot, the other a header.
“I’m small, but I’m good with my head!” he laughed.
The English team will face Inter Milan in the final.
“They look very strong, very organized defensively and quick on the counterattack,” Silva said of the Italian team.
“It will be hard, but we will fight.”
Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal was graceful in the loss.

“The opponents were better than us in the second leg, they largely dominated us. They were a superior opponent,” he told Spanish television Movistar Plus.


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