Zinedine Zidane is evidently turning to an odd new tradition in Real Madrid's Champions League matches.
The manager and former club legend ripped his pants on the sidelines for a second straight match in the competition, following up his theatrical rip in the quarterfinal second leg against Wolfsburg with another instance in the semifinal first leg at Manchester City.
Of course, they could just be the same pants.
With no shots on goal until the 54th minute in the first leg at the Etihad Stadium and with Cristiano Ronaldo ruled out ahead of the match with a thigh injury, this accounted for much of the action in the opening hour in Manchester:
Real Madrid returns home for the second leg next Wednesday.