Manchester City and Real Madrid saw out a goalless stalemate in a dull Champions League semi-final first leg at the Etihad on Tuesday night.
Ten-times winners Real Madrid had most of the possession and more shots on goal but were unable to break the deadlock.
City keeper Joe Hart produced a couple of crucial saves to keep his club level, one of which saw him block a Pepe strike from a mere six yards out.
Manuel Pellegrini’s men must now avoid defeat in the second leg at the Bernabeu next week to advance to their first Champions League final.
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