By Pete Jenson for the Daily Mail
Published: 22:32 GMT, 26 February 2020 | Updated: 22:57 GMT, 26 February 2020
Manchester City came from behind to secure victory over Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on Wednesday night.
Isco had given the hosts the lead against the run of play in the second half, only for Pep Gurdiola's men to roar back in style.
Gabriel Jesus' header and Kevin De Bruyne's penalty swung the momentum firmly in City's favour before Sergio Ramos saw red late on. Here Sportsmail look at where the game was won and lost...
Pep Guardiola and Zinedine Zidane embrace on the touchline at the Bernabeu on Wednesday
Pep Guardiola gambled on leaving out Sergio Aguero and it worked. Without a fixed centre-forward to mark, Raphael Varane and Sergio Ramos looked confused at times and the latter was sent off for a foul on Gabriel Jesus in the second half.
Zinedine Zidane also took several gambles. One was to unleash the so often wild finishing of Vinicius on Manchester City.
It backfired in the first half as the Brazilian forward squandered Real Madrid's best chance failing to bury the rebound from Karim Benzema's shot.
The other surprise in his XI was Toni Kroos left on the bench. The game was crying out for his precision passing in the first half.
As he left the Bernabeu he was asked if he was okay. 'physically yes,' he told