City put in a commanding display over two games to knock out six-time winners Bayern Munich 4-1 to draw 1-1 at the Allianz Arena after a 3-0 triumph in Manchester the week before.
Madrid were even more comfortable, beating out-of-form Chelsea 2-0 at home and again away to reach the last four and stay on course for back-to-back titles and a record 15th overall.
Here’s what happened on the previous eight occasions when the Premier League and LaLiga giants met in Europe’s top competition.
Real Madrid vs Man City history
The sides first met amid the relatively low stakes of the 2012/13 group stage before a semifinal showdown in 2016.
There was a knockout tie in 2020, with the two legs separated by an unprecedented six months due to the coronavirus lockdown, before an unforgettable semifinal epic 12 months ago.
|Date||Home team||Away team||Result|
|05/04/2022||Real Madrid||Man City||3-1|
|04/26/2022||Man City||Real Madrid||4-3|
|08/07/2020||Man City||Real Madrid||2-1|
|02/26/2020||Real Madrid||Man City||1-2|
|05/04/2016||Real Madrid||Man City||1-0|
|04/26/2016||Man City||Real Madrid||0-0|
|11/21/2012||Man City||Real Madrid||1-1|
|09/18/2012||Real Madrid||Man City||3-2|