Watch: Silva's opener sparks Man City to decisive win over Real Madrid
The gulf between Manchester City and Real Madrid was massive to start Wednesday's Champions League showdown, as Pep Guardiola's side jumped out in front with two first-half goals that set the tone for a decisive 4-0 win.
Manchester City opened the second leg of their semifinal clash in dominant fashion, and the reigning Premier League champions found a breakthrough in the 23rd minute.
Shortly after Thibaut Courtois' acrobatic denied Erling Haaland, Manchester City regrouped and produced a brilliantly worked team goal that Bernardo Silva capped off from close range.
Silva piled more pressure on Real Madrid when he doubled Manchester City's lead in the 37th minute with a header.
Manchester City maintained control in the second half, benefitting from a Real Madrid own goal before Julian Alvarez scored in injury time to clinch a 5-1 aggregate win.
City will meet Inter Milan in the Champions League final on June 10.
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