Man City hold Ronaldo-less Real to scoreless stalemate

Man City hold Ronaldo-less Real to scoreless stalemate

Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-04-27 10:44 Johannesburg: Cristiano Ronaldo was forced to sit on the bench as Real Madrid played out a goalless draw against Manchester Cityat the Etihad Stadium in thefirst leg of the Champions League. The Portuguese international was ruled out of the game after failed to recover from a thigh strain and in his absence the visitors were unable to convert a slew of good chances they had created, Sport24 reported. City goalkeeper Joe Hart once again rose to the occasion as he produced two demonstrations of the razor-sharp reflexes to keep alive their hopes of reaching the final ahead of next week's return leg at the Bernabeu. (ANI)