Manchester – Reuters
Published in: May 18, 2023: 01:23 PM GST
Last updated: May 18, 2023: 01:38 PM GST
Bernardo Silva, winner of the best player award in the Manchester City and Real Madrid match in the second leg of the Champions League final on Wednesday, praised his English team’s crushing victory over its Spanish guest 4-0, describing it as a beautiful and wonderful night, noting that it is “short” but good at scoring. with the head.
Silva said he was disappointed with his performance in the first leg, which ended in a 1-1 draw in Madrid last week, so he was delighted to score the first two goals of the big win in Manchester that secured his side’s 5-1 aggregate victory and a place in the Champions League final.
The Portuguese midfielder added: It’s a beautiful night for us. We knew it was going to be a tough game. But beating Madrid 4-0 at home was fantastic.
And he continued: My performance in the first match in Madrid was not what I wanted, and I wanted to try to compensate for that because I did not feel good at all after the first match. And here I had to do what was best for my teammates and the fans.
Silva led Manchester City to win the match effectively with a double in the first half, and his second goal was a clever header, and he said, laughing: I am short, but I am good at hitting the head.
The English team will meet Inter Milan in the final, and about the Italian team, he says: They look very strong and organized in terms of defense and are quick in counter-attacks. It will be a tough game but we will fight.