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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...