(Video) Steven Mcinerney reacts to City’s heartbreaking Champions League exit

Esteemed Kompany host Steven Mcinerney reacts to Manchester City’s heartbreaking Champions League at the hands of Real Madrid in the video below. Pep Guardiola’s sides Champions League defence ended with a 4-3 penalty shootout defeat after last night’s game finished 1-all after extra time. The tie was level on aggregate at 4-all before Carlo Ancelotti’s team broke City’s hearts with their penalty shootout victory.

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For Manchester City, they did all they could to beat the La Liga leaders. After falling behind early to an early Rodrygo strike, the world champions dominated the vast majority of last night’s match. A combination of determined Real Madrid defending and poor finishing from City kept Real Madrid in the tie. After Manchester City finally equalised through Kevin De Bruyne in the 76th minute, it felt like a City’s victory was inevitable. But it wasn’t to be as the game headed to a penalty shootout after extra time. Carlo Ancelotti’s side held their nerve in the shootout to eliminate Pep Guardiola’s side in heartbreaking fashion.

While it was disappointing to see Manchester City go out of the competition, the City players can hold their heads high. They left it all on the pitch, which speaks to the elite mentality of Pep Guardiola’s squad. It just wasn’t their night. But they must rebound quickly with Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea just around the corner. It gives the world champions something to focus on following last night’s result. It will take a Herculean effort from the City squad to lift themselves for the game, but they have shown over the years that they are more than capable.

Steven Mcinerney reacts to Manchester City’s Champions League exit in the video below. While it was disappointing, a league and cup double is still on offer for Manchester City following last night’s result.

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