Zinedine Zidane had never lost a knockout tie in the Champions League as Real manager, having won his previous 12 encounters while winning the trophy three times, and City manager Pep Guardiola noted the significance of the victory.
Seven months after leaving Pep Guardiola's side, Mikel Arteta outwitted his mentor to ensure his first season as Arsenal manager will end with an FA Cup final.
Real Madrid have been crowned La Liga champions for the 34th time after Karim Benzema scored twice in a 2-1 victory over Villarreal which clinched the title with one game to spare.
Real agreed to absorb Tacon last year after they were promoted to the top division of Spanish women's soccer, a move that was approved by the club's members at last year's general assembly.
The result gives Real Madrid the chance to move four points clear at the top of the table if they can overcome Getafe at home, a formidable lead with five games left.
Casemiro’s decider goal and some flawless defending were all Madrid needed to win and move ahead of Barcelona by two points at the top of the Spanish league's table.
Substitute Ivan Rakitic scores in the 71st minute to help Barcelona win 1-0 against Athletic Bilbao bringing the Catalans back to the top of the La Liga. Second placed Real Madrid face Real Mallorca on Wednesday.
Spanish newspaper El Pais reported that Real Madrid forward Luka Jovic had injured himself training at home in the Spanish capital and said he would be out for around seven weeks.
Lorenzo Sanz presided over Madrid from 1995 until 2000, leading the club to two European titles, a Spanish league title and a Spanish Super Cup title.
Real's victory means they lead the standings on 56 points after 26 games, with Barca slipping to second spot on 55.
Gabriel Jesus scored an equaliser in the 78th minute and Kevin De Bruyne netter an 83rd-minute winner from the penalty spot as Man City came from behind for a 2-1 win over Madrid in the first leg of the last 16 at the Bernabeu Stadium on Wednesday.
Barcelona and Real Madrid both crashed out of the Copa del Rey as Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad pulled off a shock Basque double to reach the semi-finals.
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