Foden’s mum spotted going nuts at Atletico Madrid tackle during Man City riot

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There were ugly scenes at the end of Manchester City's 0-0 draw against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, and it appears that Phil Foden's mum was going just as ballistic as his team-mates after the star was brought down by Felipe.

A challenge on the young Englishman sparked a mass brawl, resulting in Felipe being sent off, and Stefan Savic decided to pull on Jack Grealish's hair after an altercation. But City had the last laugh as they scraped through to the Champions League semi-final with a 1-0 victory over Atletico on aggregate.

We've seen previously that Foden's mum is a huge supporter of the 21-year-old, and she even got into a fight when the City star was targeted at a boxing event earlier this year. And she was spotted rushing to Foden's defence again as he was brought down by Felipe during the closing stages of Wednesday's draw.

Claire Foden, mother of highly talented son Phil, was seen going nuts as Felipe challenged the City star, kicked out, and then ran off before the on-field brawl began. She was seen reacting in the background as one of the side angles of the incident was picked up on BT Sport.

Foden had already been in the wars earlier in the game, and it was Felipe once again that was responsible for the damage. The defender clattered into Foden early on before picking up a yellow card as the 21-year-old received treatment for a number of minutes.

It may have been a goalless draw at the Wanda Metropolitano, but the game certainly didn't lack action, and the teams had to be separated in the closing stages. And the bad blood spilled into the tunnel after the game as Atletico felt aggrieved by the situation.

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But it was City that progressed, and they probably deserved it over the course of the two legs, and they will now face Real Madrid in the semi-final. That means a repeat trip to the Spanish capital to face Atletico's rivals, although Real will be a very different test.

The Champions League is still the one trophy that has so far evaded City, but Pep Guardiola's side are now three games away from winning the European crown that they are so desperate for. And it could be written in the stars that they have to get past Liverpool in order to achieve success.

Jurgen Klopp's side face Villarreal in the other semi-final, and are the favourites to book their tickets to Paris for the final in May. And it could be another all-English showdown as the Premier League title competitors face off for the ultimate prize.

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