Rog and Rory Smith return to explore the history behind the week's European semifinals. First, Rory describes the atmosphere in the Etihad as Benzema's score his panenka, and what we can discern from the contrast of City and Real Madrid's goals (03:11). Then, a look at how Carlo Ancelotti became football's foremost power broker at mega clubs (12:09). In the other semifinal, Rory details seeing Thiago in the flesh and how he represents a new maturity of this Liverpool side (21:52), and finally, with both leading their Europa League ties, why Frankfurt vs Leipzig would be more than a Europa League final, but a war of ideas (30:28).
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