Karim Benzema has declared that Real Madrid will overcome Manchester City to achieve May Champions League closing in Paris.

Real have been overwhelmed 4-3 in Manchester on Tuesday night time however they are going to have house benefit within the second leg of their semi-final subsequent week.

Madrid Bernabeu Stadium has a capability of 81,044 and Benzema is promising followers who present up that they are going to see

Benzema was quoted by BBC Sport as saying A defeat is rarely good as a result of we're actually excited concerning the Champions League.

Now now we have to go to the Bernabeu and we are going to want our followers like by no means earlier than and we're going to do one thing magical, which is win.

Benzema netted two of Real's three objectives on the Etihad Stadium, whereas Vinicius Junior was additionally on the scoresheet.

Kevin De Bruyne, Gabriel Jesus, Phil Foden and Bernardo Silva scored for City, who led 2-0, 3-1 and 4-2.

Benzema's second got here from the penalty spot nevertheless it was arguably probably the most spectacular objectives of the night time

He beat Ederson with a cheeky Panenka spot-kick - a daring selection of shot for a person who had failed to attain three penalties already in April.

I always have it in my head that if you don't take a penalty, you will never miss a penalty," he stated on his choice to step up once more.