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Manchester City vs. Real Madrid 2016: Game time, TV schedule and live stream for UEFA Champions League

Who will have the advantage after the first leg in England?

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While Bayern Munich are preparing for their UEFA Champions League Semifinal against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, Manchester City host Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium in the other semifinal match.

Let's be honest. Nobody except Real Madrid fans want to see them win another Champions League. Having accomplished that feat just two season ago, fans (read: me) do not want to see Cristiano Ronaldo lifting another Champions League trophy. After the midseason firing of Rafa Benitez, Zinedine Zidane has Real Madrid on the verge of a potential La Liga and Champions League "double".

Manchester City are looking at the end of an era with hope to the next. This is the final season of manger Manuel Pellegrini with Pep Guardiola joining the club in the summer. While Pellegrini has already brought them the impossible with the 2013-14 English Premier League, figuring out a way to win the Champions League before departing would be a huge accomplishment for the Chilean.

This is the sixth straight semifinal appearance for Real Madrid. However, they've only managed to make it to the Final once in those appearances. For Manchester City, this is the farthest that they've ever advanced in the Champions League.

The second leg will be in Madrid on May 4. Who will leave England with the advantage?

Location: Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England

Time: 7:45 pm local time, 2:45 pm ET

TV/Streaming: USA (Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports Go, Fox Soccer 2 Go, ESPN Deportes, Watch ESPN), Germany (Sky Sport 1, Sky Go, TeleClub Sport Live, SRF zwei), UK (BT Sport, BT Sport Live Streaming, BBC Radio 5 Live)

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