With injury time fast approaching, Manchester City appeared to be heading for their second successive Champions League final.
But two missed chances and an incredible response from Real Madrid turned things around, before the 13-time champions sealed the deal in extra time with Karim Benzema’s penalty.
Telegraph Sport breaks down the key moments of the stunning comeback that destroyed City’s European dream.
87 mins: Grealish No. 1 chance
City were leading 1-0 on the night and 5-3 on aggregate, when substitute Jack Grealish was released on the left by Oleksandr Zinchenko after a quick exchange of passes between Aymeric Laporte and Ilkay Gundogan.
Eder Militao came on to try and close space but Grealish, now at full speed, was too fast for the Real Madrid defender, showing superb balance and footwork to get past him before slipping in a beautifully controlled left-footed kick between the advanced Thibaut Courtois and the first post.
The most important goal of Grealish’s career seemed certain but, with extraordinary athleticism, Ferland Mendy managed to come back and miraculously clear the goal line.
The ball hit Phil Foden, who was just a yard away, and on another night it reportedly ricocheted forward and inward across the city, but, incredibly, not on this occasion.