EPL Man City lifted the European Champions League (UCL) championship trophy for the first time in club history. In addition, this season, he achieved his first treble (three crowns), including the regular league (EPL) and FA Cup. Man City head coach Pep Guardiola lifted the third ‘Big Year’ (European Champions League championship trophy) after FC Barcelona. Rodri (Man City), who scored the winning goal, was selected as the official UEFA Player of the Match (POM).

Man City won the 1-0 victory with Rodri’s wonder final goal in the 2022-2023 European Champions League final against Inter Milan (Italy) at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey on the 11th (Korean time). Manchester City is the first European leader in the club’s history. As an EPL club, this is the second treble achieved by Manchester United.

It took Guardiola 12 years to reach the top after winning his second Champions League title with FC Barcelona in 2011. He won the 2008-2009 season, the 2010-2011 season (above Barcelona) and this season. He lost to Chelsea in the final two years ago and finished runner-up. Carlos Ancelotti (current Real Madrid coach, 2003-2007-AC Milan, 2014-2022-Real Madrid) is the only coach who has lifted the big year more times than Guardiola. Guardiola stood shoulder to shoulder with former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane (3 times, 2016-2018). Guardiola achieved his second treble since 2009 with FC Barcelona.메이저사이트

This is the 10th time in European football treble history. Celtic (1967) Ajax (1972) Eindhoven (1988) Manchester United (1998) Barcelona (2009) Inter Milan (2010) 2013) Bayern Munich (2013) Barcelona (2015) Munich (2020).

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Manchester City launched an aggressive attack from the beginning of the game. While taking the ball possession rate high, he continued to beat the opponent’s left and right sides and center. Man City came out with a 3-2-4-1 model. Holland in the front line, Grealish-Gundogan-De Bruyne-Bernardo Silva in the back line, Rodri-Stones as defensive midfielder, Ake-Dias-Akanji in three-back, and goalkeeper Ederson came out. In the 6th minute of the first half, Manchester City’s left-footed shot slightly missed the goal.

Inter Milan put strong pressure from the front line and back while putting the defensive line in their own camp. It made Man City’s rear build-up difficult. After blocking the ball, he dug into the Manchester City space with a quick counterattack. Inter Milan faced off with a 3-5-2 formation. Dzeko-Lautaro Martinez played in the front, DiMarco-Chahanoglu-Brozovic-Varella-Dumfries in the back, Bastoni-Azerbi-Darmian in the three-back, and goalkeeper Onana played.

Man City’s attack connection was not smooth due to the opponent’s strong pressure at the beginning of the game. The ball was not properly connected to Holland in the front line. Also, during the build-up, the ball was stolen from the waist camp. At this time, Man City used to press hard right away and get the ball back.

In the 27th minute of the first half, Man City’s left-footed shot was blocked by the opposing goalkeeper’s super save. It was the most threatening scene of Man City’s first half attack. In the 29th minute of the first half, De Bruyne’s mid-range shot headed straight for Man City’s goalkeeper Onana.

In the 30th minute of the first half of the first half, Man City got up after De Bruyne sat down on the ground because of a problem with his body. In the 36th minute of the first half, Man City removed De Bruyne and put Foden as a joker.

Even after that, Man City led the attack, and Inter Milan was in a hurry to defend. Inter Milan failed to create a proper attacking scene. However, Man City also failed to shake the net in the first half. Inter Milan’s defensive balance was seldom broken. In the end, the two teams finished the first half 0-0. As a result, Inter Milan’s ‘counterattack after first defense’ worked.

The situation at the beginning of the second half was not much different from the first half. Man City led the attack, Inter Milan defended first. In the 11th minute of the second half, Inter Milan took out Zeko and put Lukaku in to change the attack. In the 13th minute of the second half, Inter Milan’s decisive shot was blocked by Man City’s goalkeeper. Man City made a fatal mistake during the build-up at the rear, but escaped the crisis with Ederson’s save.

Man City scored the winning goal (1-0) with a right-footed mid-range shot by Rodri in the 23rd minute of the second half. It was Rodri’s goal from Akanji to Silva. This one goal became the goal for the championship.

In the 25th minute of the second half, Inter Milan’s decisive header hit the post. It was the most regrettable scene for Inter Milan. Inter Milan fans shook their heads in regret.

In the 28th minute of the second half, Lukaku’s shot went straight to the opponent’s goalkeeper. In the 31st minute of the second half, Inter Milan, which was drawn 0-1, changed the side by replacing Dumfries and Bastoni and introducing Gojens and Bellanova.

In the 32nd minute of the second half, Man City’s decisive shot was blocked by the opposing goalkeeper. Man City took out the Stones in the 37th minute of the second half and put in Walker.

In the 39th minute of the second half, Inter Milan put in Miki Tarjan and Diambrosio.

In the 45th minute of the second half, Inter Milan Lukaku’s decisive header was blocked by the opposing goalkeeper’s sensational super save. Ederson reacted like an animal in a situation that was almost a goal. In the second half of added time, Ederson also saved his opponent’s final header. Manchester City won 1-0. The joys and sorrows of the players of both teams were mixed. Manchester City players shed tears of emotion, and Inter Milan players shed tears of regret.

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The British BBC said, ‘Man City has achieved the EPL, FA Cup Champions League treble as the second English club,’ and ‘Man City has been waiting for this moment. Man City finally won the Champions League. They are top of Europe. it’s a treble It’s the best season. I will never forget this night.”

Whoscore.com, a European statistics site, gave Rodri the highest score of 8.4, the main player in Man City’s victory. Ederson received 7.6 points, Holland 6.5 points, Grealish 7.1 points, Gundogan 7.2 points, De Bruyne 6.5 points and Silva 7.0 points. Inter Milan received 6.5 points for Dzeko, 6.5 points for Lautaro, 6.5 points for DiMarco, 6.0 points for Lukaku and 6.6 points for Onana. Rodri was selected as the official ‘POM’ of the European Football Federation. The European Football Federation said, ‘Rodri scored the winning goal in a tight game. He also dedicated himself to balancing the team in midfield.”

Rodri told BT Sports: “I’m so excited. It’s a dream come true. Man City fans have waited so long. I don’t know if they’ve waited for years. We deserve it. It wasn’t easy. Thanks to everyone. We blocked it, we came out on the counterattack. We did everything to break it.”

Manchester United expert Rio Ferdinand said in BT Sports, “Man City is amazing. Man City has created the best football in the world. Personally and as a team, it is perfect. This team will go down in history.”

Manchester City captain Gundogan told BT Sport: “We are very happy. It’s hard to put into words what happened. It was a really difficult game today. We didn’t do well in the first half. We were in a hurry. Our play improved in the second half. “It was almost a 50-50 game. We were lucky and we were able to score goals. Everyone was talking about the treble and it was very stressful, but our team overcame it well.”

“It’s disappointing to lose a very important game,” Inter Milan DiMarco, who unfortunately finished runners-up, said in an interview with Sports Media Set. De Bruyne, who was replaced due to injury, told BT Sports: “Our team did a good job. We trained for a really long time to win this championship. This year we were on top. It wasn’t our best game, but now it’s time to celebrate.”

Inter Milan coach Simone Inzaghi told Sky Sports: “Thank you to the players. They played a great game. We wanted to win but lost in the final. But we are proud of our players. We are not far behind against a very strong team. “We regret a lot, but we should still be proud. This is football. In the end we could have scored a goal, but we didn’t go in.”

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