Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, is set to break a Champions League record when his side clashes against Lyon in the last-8 final tie on Saturday.
Should Man City beat Lyon this weekend, Guardiola would equal a personal best set by Tottenham Hotspur coach, Jose Mourinho when it comes to semifinal appearances, according to FanSided.
Mourinho reached his eighth Champions League semifinal in 2014, edging past former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson.
Man City head to the game after eliminating Real Madrid from the Champions League last-16 a few days ago.
Lyon also knocked out Juventus from the Champions League. Meanwhile, Guardiola has already insisted that the Champions League has nothing to do with personal glory.
“We are going to try [to win the Champions League], like every season,” Guardiola told reporters. “It’s not about me,” he said.
Anaedoonline.ng reported that The quarter-finals of this year’s Champions League kick off on Wednesday.
In the first tie, Paris Saint-Germain will face Atalanta, in what could turn out to be a high-scoring affair. On Thursday, Atletico Madrid who dumped out holders Liverpool, take on RB Leipzig.
Barcelona clash with Bayern Munich on Friday, in what has been billed the tie of the round.
Pep Guardiola continues his quest to win the Champions League again, when Manchester City play Lyon on Saturday.
The winner between RB Leipzig vs Atletico Madrid plays the winner between Atalanta vs PSG in the first semi-final. The second semi-final sees the match-up: Manchester City/Lyon vs Barcelona/Bayern Munich.