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Picture : It was Vinicius' 7th goal in Champions League knockout matches; all 7 came against English teams.
Statistics on Champions’ League semi-final of 9 May (Real Madrid vs Man City 1-1)
*In this tie, two coaches met with the most semi-finals in the history of Champions League, Pep Guardiola (10) and Carlo Ancelotti (9).
The next after them are Jose Mourinho (8), Alex Ferguson (7) and Louis Van Gaal (5).
*Carlo Ancelotti has equaled Alex Ferguson as the coach with most games (190) managed in the history of Champions League (since 1992).
*Vinicius has scored his 15th goal in UCL; he did it at the age of 22 years 301 days being 3rd youngest South American player to reach this mark. One of two players who did it at younger age is his team-mate Rodrygo (at 22 years 99 days).
Another is Lionel Messi; he scored his 15th goal in 2009 at 21 year 288 days.
*It was Vinicius' first UCL goal with a shot from outside the area. All the previous 14 were produced from inside the area.
*Kevin De Bruyne is 5th player who have scored against Real Madrid in 2+ different Champions League semi-final matches. The others are Giovane Élber (3), David Trezeguet, Alvaro Morata and Josua Kimmich.
*All De Bruyne's last 9 goals in Champions League have come in knockout rounds.
Of his total 14 goals in the tournament, 11 are in knockout rounds and just 3 in the group stage (where he didn’t score for last 6 years).
*7 of De Bruyne's total 14 Champions League goals, including the new one vs Real Madrid, have come from outside the box (50 per cent: one of the highest such coefficients in UCL history).
*Manchester City is the first team not to make a single substitution in a European Cup semi-final match since Manchester United against Milan on 24 April 2007.
*Manchester City prolonged their unbeaten series in all competitions to 21 games; it started after 0-1 away loss to Tottenham in February and includes now 17 wins and 4 draws (3 of them just in away UCL games).