By Can Erozden


Manchester City earned a 2-1 victory Wednesday over Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg to return to England with a crucial advantage.

Real Madrid’s Spanish midfielder Isco broke the deadlock in the 60th minute, giving his team a 1-0 lead at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.

But Manchester City’s Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus equalized with a header in the 78th minute, making it 1-1.

Real Madrid’s Dani Carvajal fouled Man City forward Raheem Sterling as the visitors were awarded a penalty. Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne scored the winning goal from

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