LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – Real Madrid vs. Manchester City 2012 battle in their Champions League opener today. For Manchester United, however, today marks their first match since their surprising draw against Stoke City last weekend.
Real Madrid vs. Manchester City 2012 (live score below) follows four Premier League matches for Man City that have resulted all in draws or wins. Man City was strong against Southampton and QPR, delivering wins in their first and third games of the League’s season. But along the way, Man has earned draws from battles against Liverpool and Stoke City.
Last week, Man City let Stoke City get an early lead after Peter Crouch scored at the fifteen minute mark. Javi Garcia came back, however, to tie up the match with a strike at thirty-five minutes.
The key this year has been Carlos Tévez. At the eighty minute mark against Liverpool, Man City was facing its first loss of the season. Tevez, however, tied up the game by scoring at the eighty minute mark.
Prior to the Premier League’s start, Tevez told news that he was in the best shape he has been in for a long time. “This is the best I’ve felt ahead of a new season,” Tevez told the Sun. “For the first time in four or five years I’ve had a full month of pre-season training.
Currently, Cristiano Ronaldo has come out strong in the game. With just twenty minutes having passed, Ronaldo has already taken four of Real Madrid’s six shot attempts. Man City has yet to attempt any goals. For live score updates today, click HERE.