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Two elite tacticians and two big money clubs in an all-English UCL final

Manchester City and Chelsea covered themselves in glory in the semifinals of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League and have set a date of May 29 for an all-Premier League UCL final. The Citizens and the Blues progressed after beating Paris Saint-Germain 4:1 on aggregate and Real Madrid 3:1 on aggregate respectively in an impressive fashion. The two Premier clubs were dominant against their rivals and if the first leg result was considered a one-off, the second leg results confirmed their superiority over their opponents. Did anyone really see an all-English UCL final some months back? And more so with the likes of Manchester City and Chelsea leading the charge? It can be recalled that Pep Guardiola's men struggled at the start of the season before they got their acts right and star...
Man City showed that Paris Saint-Germain haven’t come of age
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Man City showed that Paris Saint-Germain haven’t come of age

Manchester City have progressed to the final of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League after beating Paris Saint-Germain 2:0 at the Etihad on Tuesday night and 4:1 on aggregate. The fixture was a potential banana peel for Pep Guardiola and his men as they've not reached the final of the competition since his appointment as Man City boss.  This is one title that has eluded the Citizens under the Spaniard and it was believed that the Ligue 1 giants could give them a run for their money. This is because there was this belief that PSG came of age, especially after they played in last season's final and eliminated the likes of Barcelona and PSG on their way to the semifinal stage of this year's competition. However, this was not the case as they fell short and performed below expectations. ...