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City Reach Their First Champions League Final

Manchester City have qualified for the 2021 Champions League final which will take place in Istanbul.

Pep Guardiola’s side made history to reach their first Champions League final by defeating Paris Saint-Germain by 4-1 aggregate in the semi-finals.

Riyad Mahrez’s double secured City’s 2-0 victory in the second-leg against the 10-man PSG at the Etihad Stadium.

Guardiola, who reaches the Champions League final for the first time since he won the competition with Barcelona in 2011, will lead his side against either Chelsea or Real Madrid on Saturday, May 29.

PSG from the first leg at the Parc des Princes last week were already a goal behind, as City defeated them 1-2.

The French club, however, suffered a serious blow before kick-off when world-class forward Kylian Mbappe was restricted to the bench because of injury.

PSG, just like the first leg when Idrissa Gueye was sent off, lost their discipline as Angel di Maria received a red card for a senseless stamp on Fernandinho following a touchline tangle.

City on the other hand have become the 42nd club to reach the European Cup showpiece.

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