Real Madrid vs Man City, live: Updates, scores, how to watch, lineups


Real Madrid vs Manchester City: Following a thrilling 4-3 first-leg victory last week, Pep Guardiola’s side will try to finish the job when they visit the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday (kickoff, 3pm ET).

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Three times in the first leg, the defending Premier League champions held a two-goal lead only to be hit back by Karim Benzema (twice) or Vinicius Junior each time. Crucially, Gabriel Jesus is in arguably the best form of his Man City career, with six goals and an assist in the last three games, including goal no. 2 in the first leg. The lack of a bona fide center forward has plagued Manchester City for much of the season, but Jesus has risen to the occasion at the most crucial time.

As for Real Madrid, Carlo Ancelotti and Co., clinched the La Liga title on Saturday before officially turning their attention to Wednesday’s second leg. Ancelotti confirmed on Monday that David Alaba, who was subbed off at halftime of the first leg, is out as he recovers from an adductor tear. He will be replaced in the lineup by Nacho. On the plus side, Casemiro returned to the lineup over the weekend after missing the first leg.

Here’s everything you need to know before Real Madrid vs Manchester City goes live.

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How to watch Real Madrid vs Manchester City live, stream link, and start time

Kickoff: 3pm ET, Wednesday (May 4)
Online: Live updates via
How to watch: TUDNParamount+

Real Madrid vs Manchester City live updates – by Nicholas Mendola

105th minute: Courtois’ made another big save before the break and City is now 15 minutes from complete devastation.

100th minute: The minutes that dragged on late are now rushing by for City, whose patient build-up needs to stay that way as the Premier League leaders are down to 20 minutes (with a break in-between) to find the goal that would force penalties.

92nd minute: Benzema’s been saved by Ederson but now he’s won a PENALTY! Did Ruben Dias get a touch on the ball when he lunged into Karim Benzema? Apparently not! It’s Benzema versus Ederson in the 94th minute. And GOOOOALLLL it’s Real Madrid’s first lead of the matcH!!

FT: Those were Real’s first two shots on goal of the entire game. Soccer!


90th minute: GOOOOAAALL! It’s Rodrygo and Real are alive!

73rd minute: GOOOOOOAAAAALLLLL!!! Bernardo Silva’s no-look pass to Riyad Mahrez is absolutely clobbered into the upper 90 with spinning fury, as Thibaut Courtois has no chance to stop the Algerian. It’s 5-3 on aggregate and the way Rodri, Aymeric Laporte, and Ruben Dias have been playing you might want to forget about a comeback even for a team as good as Real.

66th minute: This is basically just an update to say we’re still watching! Man City is shutting down Real and now beginning to have more of the ball. Real will rue its first-half finishing the way City did in the first leg. Twenty-four minutes plus stoppage to go before the Liverpool vs Man City rivalry reaches its seemingly inevitable apex.

46th minute: OFF THE KICKOFF! Vinicius slices a Dani Carvajal pass wide of the near post in what could’ve easily had this 4-4 on aggregate in Madrid.

HALFTIME STATS: City and Real have taken six shots each but City’s put the match’s only four efforts on target. City’s held 51% of the ball in a tight match that’s still very much there for either side. As it stands, Pep Guardiola’s men are through to the final if they manage to stay on level terms over the next 45 minutes, leading 4-3 on aggregate.

43rd minute: CLOSER! Benzema might’ve been just offside as he runs onto a ball over the top, but the Frenchman surprisingly misses the chance to beat Ederson 1v1 in any event.

40th minute: CLOSE! Ederson comes well out of his 18 to hit a long left-footed ball that Gabriel Jesus knocks down for Foden, who uses his right peg to force Courtois into a low save from 21-22 yards.

33rd minute: Joao Cancelo escapes Real’s press with a delicious scooped exit pass to Phil Foden, and Casemiro is in a heap after dragging Foden down by the back neck of his shirt. Casemiro limps off but — you’re not going to believe this — he’s fine to return. It’s a deserved yellow card as Foden could’ve unleashed Gabriel Jesus with his talented left peg.

28th minute: All of the chances have seemingly been just over the bar or deflected high over it, as Kevin De Bruyne has torn into one shot and Real saw a free kick turn high into the crowd at the other. This game is cagey more than anything.

20th minute: Thibaut Courtois is well-positioned to make a quality opportunity from Bernardo Silva look pretty routine.

9th minute: Casemiro scythes down Kevin De Bruyne and City is not pleased. For the second-straight league we’ve got a skirmish, and Aymeric Laporte is on the deck. Casemiro will have to watch himself in more ways than one after missing the first leg.

Real Madrid team news, injuries, lineup

OUT: David Alaba (adductor), Gareth Bale (back), Eden Hazard (leg)

Manchester City team news, injuries, lineup

OUT: Benjamin Mendy (suspension – MORE), John Stones (undisclosed).

Real Madrid vs Manchester City odds (full odds provided by our partner, PointsBet)

Real Madrid (+215) | Man City (+110) | Draw (+290)

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England vs Ukraine, live! Score, updates, stream, video highlights, lineups


England host Ukraine in a UEFA EURO 2024 qualifier at Wembley with an extremely emotional atmosphere expected in London.

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As the war rages on across Ukraine following the Russia invasion just over a year ago, the United Kingdom have been one of Ukraine’s key partners in the fight against Russian forces.

The English Football Association have given away close to 1,000 free tickets to Ukrainians (and their sponsor families from the UK) who were forced to flee their country and resettle with families in the UK. Over 4,200 Ukraine fans will be in the away end at Wembley amid a sea of blue and yellow and you can expect plenty of mutual respect and support from fans of both countries towards each other. This match is Ukraine’s first of 2023, as they narrowly missed out on qualifying for the 2022 World Cup after losing to Wales in a playoff last summer.

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England beat Italy 2-1 in Naples on Thursday as Harry Kane became their all-time leading goalscorer with his 54th goal for the Three Lions and they held on after going 2-0 up as Luke Shaw’s red card with 10 minutes to go complicated matters. Gareth Southgate’s young side are developing but will they be able to finally win a major tournament?

They have to qualify for the Euros in Germany next summer first, but a first win away in Italy since 1961 was a great start to this qualifying campaign.

Here’s everything you need for England vs Ukraine.

How to watch England vs Ukraine live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 12pm ET, Sunday (March 26)
Updates: Via
Stadium: Wembley Stadium, London
Stream: Fubo

Key storylines, in-form players

The last time this nations met England ran out 4-0 winners in the quarterfinals of EURO 2020. They will be the heavy favorites in this game but Ukraine should not be underestimate as the No. 26 ranked team in the world have the likes of Oleksandr Zinchenko, Mykhailo Mudryk, and Vitalii Mykolenko all playing in the Premier League.

England’s forwards ran riot in the first half against Italy with Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka sensational, plus Jude Bellingham’s driving runs from midfield give this Three Lions side an extra dimension. There is more creativity and cutting edge about this England side compared to recent years and it feels like they are ready to win something. There will be a ceremony before this game to honor Harry Kane becoming England’s all-time goalscorer as he passed Wayne Rooney with his goal in Italy on Thursday.

England team news, lineup options

Luke Shaw will be suspended for this game after his red card in Italy, so Ben Chilwell comes in at left back. Jordan Henderson enters for Kalvin Phillips in midfield, while Phil Foden misses out after undergoing appendix surgery. Reece James is also out, but Jude Bellingham perseveres through an injury to start and James Maddison is also in the XI.

Ukraine team news, lineup options

Andriy Yarmolenko (three goals away from equalling Andriy Shevchenko as Ukraine’s all-time leading scorer) has been struggling with a hamstring injury and misses out, while Bournemouth’s Ilya Zabarnyi and Shakhtar’s Oleksandr Zubkov are both out. Roman Yaremchuk offesr real quality in up top while Arsenal’s Oleksandr Zinchenko is the heartbeat of this Ukraine side and Chelsea’s Mykhailo Mudryk will drive the left side in front of Everton’s Vitalii Mykolenko.

EURO 2024 qualification live! EURO qualifiers schedule, updates, standings


EURO 2024 qualifying is here, and you’re in the right spot for groups, fixtures, and results.

Italy outlasted England in penalty kicks to win EURO 2020 and is bidding to become the first repeat winner since Spain in 2008 and 2012.

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England is still seeking its first European Championship and will be favored to emerge from Group C with aforementioned Italy as well as Ukraine, North Macedonia, and Malta.

Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions started off 2024 qualifying well as Harry Kane snapped a tie with Wayne Rooney atop England’s all-time goals list with a 2-1 win in Italy, the nation’s first in the country since 1961.

Netherlands and France are also in a spicy group that has dark horse Republic of Ireland and former champions Greece, as well as Gibraltar.

[ MORE: Live scores, updates, standings from EURO 2024 qualifying ]

A number of nations have guaranteed themselves no worse than a playoff spot due to their performances in the UEFA Nations League: Netherlands, Greece, Italy, Spain, Scotland, Georgia, Croatia, Turkey, Serbia, Kazakhstan.

EURO 2024 qualifying schedule

Thursday, March 23

Kazakhstan 1-2 Slovenia
Slovakia 0-0 Luxembourg
Italy 1-2 England – Video, player ratings as Kane breaks Rooney record
Denmark 3-1 Finland
Portugal 4-0 Liechtenstein
San Marino 0-2 Northern Ireland
North Macedonia 2-1 Malta
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3-0 Iceland

Friday, March 24

Bulgaria 0-1 Montenegro
Gibraltar 0-3 Greece
Moldova 1-1 Faroe Islands
Serbia 2-0 Lithuania
Austria 4-1 Azerbaijan
Sweden 0-3 Belgium
Czech Republic 3-1 Poland
France 4-0 Netherlands

Saturday, March 25

Scotland 3-0 Cyprus
Israel 1-1 Kosovo
Armenia 1-2 Turkey
Belarus 0-5 Switzerland
Spain 3-0 Norway
Croatia 1-0 Wales
Andorra 0-2 Romania

Sunday, March 26

Kazakhstan 3-2 Denmark
England vs Ukraine — Noon ET — Live updates, video highlights
Liechtenstein vs Iceland — Noon ET
Slovenia vs San Marino — Noon ET
Slovakia vs Bosnia and Herzegovina — 2:45pm ET
Northern Ireland vs Finland — 2:45pm ET
Luxembourg vs Portugal — 2:45pm ET
Malta vs Italy — 2:45pm ET

Monday, March 27

Montenegro vs Serbia — 2:45pm ET
Netherlands vs Gibraltar — 2:45pm ET
Poland vs Albania — 2:45pm ET
Austria vs Estonia — 2:45pm ET
Sweden vs Azerbaijan — 2:45pm ET
Moldova vs Czech Republic — 2:45pm ET
Hungary vs Bulgaria — 2:45pm ET
Republic of Ireland vs France — 2:45pm ET

Tuesday, March 28

Georgia vs Norway — Noon ET
Wales vs Latvia — 2:45pm ET
Romania vs Belarus — 2:45pm ET
Switzerland vs Israel — 2:45pm ET
Kosovo vs Andorra — 2:45pm ET
Turkey vs Croatia — 2:45pm ET
Scotland vs Spain — 2:45pm ET

EURO 2024 qualifying standings

Group A

Spain — 3 pts, +3 GD
Scotland — 3 pts, +3GD
Norway — 0 pts, -3 GD
Cyprus — 0 pts, -3 GD

Group B

France — 3pts, +4 GD
Greece — 3 pts, +3 GD
Republic of Ireland
Gibraltar — 0 pts, -3 GD
Netherlands — 0 pts, -4 GD

Group C

England — 3 pts, +1 GD
North Macedonia — 3 pts, +1 GD
Malta — 0 pts, -1 GD
Italy — 0 pts, -1 GD

Group D

Turkey — 3 pts, +1 GD
Wales — 1 pt, 0 GD
Croatia — 1 pt, 0 GD
Armenia — 0 pts, -1 GD

Group E

Czech Republic — 3 pts, +2 GD
Faroe Islands — 1 pt, 0 GD
Moldova — 1 pt, 0 GD
Poland — 0 pts, -2 GD

Group F

Austria — 3 pts, +3 GD
Belgium — 3 pts, + 3GD
Azerbaijan — 0 pts, -3 GD
Sweden — 0 pts, -3 GD

Group G

Serbia — 3 pts, +2 GD
Montenegro — 3 pts, +1 GD
Bulgaria — 0 pts, -1 GD
Lithuania — 0 pts, -2 GD

Group H

Northern Ireland — 3 pts, +2 GD
Denmark — 3 pts, +1 GD
Slovenia — 3 pts, +1 GD
Kazakhstan — 3 pts, 0 GD
Finland — 0 pts, -2 GD
San Marino — 0 pts, -2 GD

Group I

Switzerland — 3 pts, +5 GD
Romania — 3 pts, + 2 GD
Israel — 1 pt, 0 GD
Kosovo — 1 pt, 0 GD
Andorra — 0 pts, -2 GD
Belarus — 0 pts, -5 GD

Group J

Portugal — 3 pts, +4 GD
Bosnia and Herzegovina — 3 pts, +3 GD
Slovakia — 1 pt, 0 GD
Liechtenstein — 1 pt, 0 GD
Iceland — 0 pts, -3 GD
Luxembourg — 0 pts, -4 GD

Kevin Paredes scores spectacular goal as US U20s fall to England (video)


A day after the United States men’s national team pumped home seven goals against Grenada, Wolfsburg phenom Kevin Paredes showed them a bit of what could be in store for the program.

The U.S. U-20 men ultimately fell 4-2 to England in Marbella, Spain, on Saturday, but Paredes scored an acrobatic goal before cuing up an Owen Wolff finish to tantalize American fans.

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Paredes, still a teenager until early May, made his U-20 debut going 68 minutes on Wednesday as the Baby Yanks were smacked 4-0 by France in a friendly.

He’d find the scoresheet twice via his goal and assist against England, however, and both showed off the technique and power that has USMNT fans tickled by the potential of the left-sided man.

Paredes’ goal is the stuff of wonder, a scissor kick goal to finish off a wonderful turnover-and-counter. He left DC United for Wolfsburg last season, making two appearances before really finding his footing this season.

Wolfsburg’s called his name 18 times this season, 16 of those coming in the Bundesliga, and Paredes has responded with a goal and two assists. He’s appeared in nine of Wolfsburg’s last 10 matches, missing once for illness.

Leeds’ Mateo Joseph scored a brace for Leeds, while Chelsea starlet Harvey Vale and Liverpool’s Jarell Quansah also bagged goals in the win.

The U.S. U-20s finish the international break with a friendly against Serbia on Tuesday.

Kevin Paredes goal video: Acrobatic finish pulls one back

Jack McGlynn forces a turnover and drives the 18 before laying off for Wolff.

The Austin FC kid’s cross is hammered home by Paredes with a scissor kick.

Owen Wolff backheel goal video: Kevin Paredes assist for 2-2

Paredes then turned provider for Wolff after the Baby Yanks drove the ball from the back through the midfield with Colorado Rapids product Darren Yapi helping it along to Hajduk Split phenom Rokas Pukstas.

Pukstas, 18 and a squad regular, found the Wolfsburg man on the right. Paredes then dribbled inside from the right, finding Wolff for an improvised backheel finish.

Phil Foden has appendix surgery, to miss Manchester City vs Liverpool


Manchester City star Phil Foden will be unavailable for the club’s big Premier League match with Liverpool, and he may be out longer.

Foden, 22, withdrew from the England squad in order to undergo an appendectomy, and City says he has returned to Manchester to begin recovery.

His recovery means he will not feature for second-place City when it hosts rivals Liverpool on April 1.

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Foden’s nine goals put him into a tie for 12th on the Premier League’s season goals list, and he’s chipped in four assists in league play.

City has 61 points, eight fewer than leaders Arsenal but with a match-in-hand on the Gunners.

Man City’s bidding to win a third-straight Premier League Trophy, something that hasn’t been done since Manchester United completed a “three-peat” at the end of the 2008-09 season.

England plays Ukraine at Noon ET Sunday.