Manchester City win first Champions League after defeating Inter Milan
Manchester City defeated Inter Milan, allowing them to get their hands on their first champions league title.
Manchester City clinched their first-ever Champions League title on Saturday, completing a remarkable treble by defeating Inter Milan with a narrow 1-0 victory.
The highly anticipated match was more closely contested than anticipated, defying the expectations of many pundits.
Rodri's skillfully executed goal in the 68th minute proved to be the decisive moment for City, who had already secured the Premier League and FA Cup earlier in the season.
The goal was set up by Bernardo Silva, who pulled back a cross that allowed the Spanish player to score for the English team.
The win constitutes another astounding feat for manager Pep Guardiola, who on Saturday sealed his third Champions League after winning the title twice with FC Barcelona.
The city received a stroke of luck when Federico Dimarco's goal-bound header was inadvertently blocked by his own teammate, Lukaku, earlier in the second half.
The first half remained tense, with both teams struggling to break the deadlock before City was forced to lose a defender who sustained an injury somewhat early on.
The victory for Manchester City required them to reorganize their lineup after De Bruyne's injury, but they managed to hold onto their slender lead until the referee blew the final whistle.
This historic win represents a significant milestone for the club, solidifying its status as a leading European football club.