Dayot Upamecano suffers ‘two legs from hell’ as Erling Haaland ‘ends his career’

Manchester City have strolled past Bayern Munich into the Champions League semis thanks to a second-successive Dayot Upamecano disasterclass.

The French defender, who was blamed for two of City's three goals in the first leg, Mr Bean'd himself through proceedings at the Allianz after conceding a penalty, slipping over to allow Erling Haaland to score, and getting himself sent off.

His red card was, admittedly, rescinded and the penalty skied, but that did little to stem the flow of online ridicule, with one supporter branding Upamecano's back-to-back showings against City "the worst performance of all time over two legs in the Champions League."

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"Haaland just ended Upamecano’s career," another fan chortled, while a third wrote: "Upamecano has been in hell over these legs."

A fourth added: "Poor old Upamecano. He's been absolutely shocking in both matches feel so sorry for him. Haaland has completely torn him a new one."

The tie finished 1-1 in the end, with City securing a 4-1 aggregate victory to set up a mouth-watering semi-final clash with Real Madrid for the second season on the bounce.

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Bayern looked the livelier of the two sides for the majority of the evening but the deadlock was broken early in the second half when an Upamecano slip allowed Haaland to run through unopposed and sweep the ball past Yann Sommer.

In the first half, Haaland had blazed over from the spot after a penalty was controversially awarded when Ilkay Gundogan's shot brushed off Upamecano's arm in the box.

Minutes earlier, the former RB Leipzig man had been shown a straight red card after bringing Haaland down as the last man, but the decision was overturned after the Norwegian was ruled offside.

With just a few minutes remaining the home side were awarded a similarly-bonkers penalty, this time when Sadio Mane's attempted cross struck the arm of a balancing Manuel Akanji, which was converted by Joshua Kimmich.


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