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Champions League Takeaway: Man City Mutilate Madrid & Inter Marshall Meek Milan

17 May 2023

Hello Rank Squad!

It’s time for another Champions League Takeaway – a midweek bonus meal on all the week’s UCL action. We have a final on our hands after Manchester City blew Real Madrid away at the Etihad and Inter comfortably saw home last week’s advantage against city rivals AC Milan.

We start in Manchester, where we discuss how Kyle Walker’s moment at 1-0 was the epitome of a City side in complete control, the big game attitude of brilliant Bernardo Silva and why tonight showed just why Real Madrid are looking to sign Jude Bellingham in midfield.

Then we head to Milan to talk about the sheer lack of personality and tactical nous showed by Piolo’s Rossoneri, the similarities between the Champions League and World Cup campaigns of Lautaro Martinez’s Inter and Argentina, and a night where a referee kept a real lid on things as it threatened to boil over.

Finally, we take a quick preliminary look at the matchup in the final and how Inter’s defence should give City more problems than Madrid managed tonight, or whether this Pep machine are just too good to stop.

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