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OneFootball·10 June 2023

Man City win first Champions League title to seal treble 🏆🏆🏆

Article image:Man City win first Champions League title to seal treble 🏆🏆🏆

Manchester City have won the Champions League and completed an historic treble as Rodri scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over Inter in Istanbul on Saturday evening.

Article image:Man City win first Champions League title to seal treble 🏆🏆🏆

City lost Kevin De Bruyne to injury before half-time moments after the Belgian had created the first half’s best opportunity for Erling Haaland only for the Norwegian’s effort to be saved by André Onana.


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The first opening after the break came for Lautaro Martínez, who had a tight angle closed down by Ederson, and City eventually found the opener with just over 20 minutes remaining.

It felt as though the game was edging towards extra-time but Rodri struck superbly from just inside the area to send the Citizens on their way to a first ever Champions League title and an historic treble.

Article image:Man City win first Champions League title to seal treble 🏆🏆🏆

Federico Di Marco hit the bar with a header for Inter in response moments later, and had his rebound blocked by team-mate Romelu Lukaku, before Foden was denied by André Onana as he had a chance to double City’s advantage.

Lukaku had a huge chance to level the scored in the 89th minute but his header from point blank range was somehow saved by Ederson as it struck the Brazilian’s standing leg.

Five additional minutes passed with Ederson saving a late header from a corner to see City seal a famous win and the treble, becoming just the second English club to win the league title, Champions League and FA Cup in a single campaign.

Article image:Man City win first Champions League title to seal treble 🏆🏆🏆

This follows city rivals Manchester United who achieved the same feat back in 1999, with City steaming towards the achievement after beating United in the FA Cup final last weekend.

Pep Guardiola also becomes the first manager in history to win the treble with two different clubs as he ends a 12-year wait to win the trophy he last lifted as Barcelona boss back in 2011.

It’s been a stunning performance from Pep Guardiola’s side in Europe this season, with City remaining unbeaten on their route to glory in the Atatürk Olympic Stadium.

The English champions finished top of their group containing Borussia Dortmund, Sevilla and FC Copenhagen before blitzing RB Leipzig 7-0 in the second leg of their last-16 tie, a game in which Erling Haaland became just the third player in the competition’s history to score five goals in one single game.

Bundesliga winners Bayern Munich were up next in the quarter-finals with a stunning 3-0 first-leg win setting them up for a road to redemption with Real Madrid in the semi-finals, the team that ended their journey last season.

Kevin De Bruyne cancelled out Vinícius Junior’s opener to leave them tied in Madrid before City put in one of their best ever performances under Guardiola to blow Real away 4-0 in the return leg in Manchester.

All roads led to Turkey and City stepped up to the task, creating history with another huge win.