Real Madrid adds a new chapter to the epic comebacks in the Champions League
Many wonder on certain occasions what is so special about football to emotionally trap so many people. As well, what happened in the Champions League semi-final second leg 21/22 between Real Madrid and Manchester City is the clear example to explain this circumstance.
When everything pointed to Guardiola and his team stopping the white team's streak, the Santiago Bernabéu was enveloped once again in that magical aura with which it impregnates European nights to, and as predicted from soccer bets, put together an epic comeback. Two goals from Rodrygo and one from Benzema, penalty and in extra time, they put the 3-1, left the tie in 6-5 and gave Ancelotti's men a pass to a new final.
Note that feats like this are not the first to be seen in the prestigious continental tournament. Then, We review some of the great comebacks of the European Cup.
The Miracle of Liverpool in Istanbul
The Champions League final of the year 2005 She will always be remembered by Liverpool and Milan fans.. to rest, the Italian team led by a forceful 3-0. But nevertheless, after restart, the English team jumped onto the pitch in a rush and got the equalizer.
Finally, the champion had to be determined from the penalty spot, being Liverpool the one that walked more 'fine' to win the round by 3-2 and raise the 'Orejona'.
The mythical 6-1 of the Camp Nou
Another tie that remains etched in the retina of football lovers was the one between Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona in the Champions League round of 16 this season 2016/2017.
In the first leg, the French defeated their rival by a forceful 4-0. But nevertheless, in the Camp Nou the culés obtained a historical marker of 6-1, thanks to a goal on Sergi Roberto's horn, that eliminated the Parisian team and made Barça the first team to come back 4 goals in this competition.
The 'Super Depor'
By last, It is also worth noting the incredible comeback harvested by RC Deportivo de La Coruña against AC Milan. The Galicians saw how they fell in San Siro for 4-0, having to make a perfect match in Riazor to overcome his rival and stand in the semifinals of the edition 2003/2004.
Only the first ones were enough 45 minutes to the blue and white team to turn the situation around and achieve their goal. Dépor went into the break with an advantage of 3-0, to which he added one more goal in the second half to close another epic night of Champions.