Man City’s CL progress dwarved by United and Chelsea records

Date published: Wednesday 13th April 2016 1:48

Andy Cole: Celebrates his winner against Juventus in 1999

Andy Cole: Celebrates his winner against Juventus in 1999

Manchester City on Tuesday reached the Champions League semi-finals for the first time in their history, as we take a look at the other English sides to reach the last four.

City were twice knocked out in the group stage (2011-12, 2012-13) and twice reached the last 16 (2013-14, 2014-15) before progressing to a first quarter-final, where they beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 on aggregate.

Here, we look at England’s other semi-finalists from the Champions League era.

MANCHESTER UNITED

Nani: Takes on the Schalke defence in 2011

Seven (1996-97, 1998-99, 2001-02, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11)

Reached the final four times, winning twice (in 1999 and 2008; runners-up in 2009 and 2011)

CHELSEA

Fernando Torres: Celebrates that goal in the Nou Camp

Seven (2003-04, 2004-05, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2011-12, 2013-14)

Reached the final twice, winning once (2012; runners-up 2008)

LIVERPOOL

Luis Garcia: Nets his famous 'ghost goal' v Chelsea

Three (2004-05, 2006-07, 2007-08)

Finalists twice, winning once (2005; runners-up 2007)

ARSENAL

Kolo Toure: Celebrates against Villarreal in 2006

Two (2005-06, 2008-09)

Beaten finalists once (2006)

LEEDS

Leeds: Line up against Valencia in 2001

One (2000-01)

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