Champions League Semi-Finals: Karim Benzema’s PANENKA penalty, Vinicius’ nutmeg and Valverde’s 360° turn – Watch TOP 3 SKILLS from Manchester City vs Real Madrid match

Champions League Semi-Finals: Watch TOP 3 SKILLS from Manchester City vs Real Madrid match – The first leg of the first semi-final of…

Champions League Semi-Finals: Karim Benzema's PANENKA penalty, Vinicius' nutmeg and Valverde's 360° turn - Watch TOP 3 SKILLS from Manchester City vs Real Madrid match
Champions League Semi-Finals: Karim Benzema's PANENKA penalty, Vinicius' nutmeg and Valverde's 360° turn - Watch TOP 3 SKILLS from Manchester City vs Real Madrid match

Champions League Semi-Finals: Watch TOP 3 SKILLS from Manchester City vs Real Madrid match – The first leg of the first semi-final of 2021/22 UEFA Champions League saw Manchester City edging past Real Madrid in the seven-goal thriller. Follow Champions League live updates on InsideSport.IN.

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The Cityzens secured a 4-3 triumph in what was a thrilling encounter where football fans were treated to some excellent goals and silky skills. Check out the top three skills we saw in the Manchester City vs Real Madrid game:

Champions League Semi-Finals: Karim Benzema’s PANENKA penalty, Vinicius’ nutmeg and Valverde’s 360° turn – Watch TOP 3 SKILLS from Manchester City vs Real Madrid match

1. Federico Valverde’s spinning backheel

Real Madrid’s Uruguayan midfielder Federico Valverde might have been at fault for City’s first goal, but besides that, he had a fairly decent game. The main highlight of Valverde’s game was in the second half when he bamboozled Ukrainian left-back Oleksander Zinchenko with a no-look backheel.

2. Vinicius Junior’s smooth nutmeg

Besides Valverde, another youngster in Vinicius Junior also displayed his box of tricks in this fixture. The Brazilian winger nutmegged his countryman Fernandinho in style and then made the move count as he scored Real Madrid’s second goal of the night. His strike left Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola in awe, as he couldn’t believe what he saw.

Champions League Semi-Finals: Karim Benzema’s PANENKA penalty, Vinicius’ nutmeg and Valverde’s 360° turn – Watch TOP 3 SKILLS from Manchester City vs Real Madrid match

  1. Karim Benzema’s ice-cold panenka penalty

While Valverde and Vinicius’ efforts were impressive, the main highlight of the game was certainly Karim Benzema’ penalty. The French forward took a spotkick when his team was trailing 4-2, and despite being under immense pressure, he had the guts to go for an audacious panenka, lobbing the ball over City goalkeeper Ederson.

Champions League Semi-Finals: Karim Benzema’s PANENKA penalty, Vinicius’ nutmeg and Valverde’s 360° turn – Watch TOP 3 SKILLS from Manchester City vs Real Madrid match

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