Metropolis stay in competition for a well-known quadruple this season, however the Champions League has confirmed elusive throughout Guardiola’s in any other case garlanded tenure, and the top coach played down their chances of sweeping all the honours earlier this week. “4 titles is a utopia,” he mentioned. “It by no means occurred earlier than and I believe it’s by no means going to occur. We simply take into consideration this one, then the following one at Goodison Park, then the worldwide break.” It will definitely take one thing momentous, although, for Monchengladbach to disclaim Metropolis a spot within the final eight, with the Bundesliga facet desperately wanting momentum, having misplaced their final six video games in all competitions. Observe all of the motion reside under:
MANCHESTER CITY 2-Zero MONCHENGLADBACH (29’)
Cancelo finds house to cross from the byline on the left flank, drilling a low ball in direction of De Bruyne, who can solely divert it straight at Sommer.
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 20:31
MANCHESTER CITY 2-Zero MONCHENGLADBACH (27’)
Likelihood! Gundogan makes one other run into the field and Mahrez lifts a move into his path. This time Sommer is out rapidly sufficient to cease the midfielder, who can’t convert from shut vary.
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 20:28
MANCHESTER CITY 2-Zero MONCHENGLADBACH (24’)
Extra Metropolis possession, and extra fruitless Gladbach urgent. The away facet look fully deflated.
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 20:26
MANCHESTER CITY 2-Zero MONCHENGLADBACH (20’)
That is merely a no contest, as you may anticipate when the runaway Premier League leaders play the Bundesliga’s tenth-placed group.
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 20:21
GOAL! MANCHESTER CITY 2-Zero MONCHENGLADBACH (GUNDOGAN 18’)
Metropolis lower via Gladbach with ease! Foden receives the ball on the midway line, turns sharply and drives ahead. He glances up, assessing his choices, earlier than sliding a move via to Gundogan. The prolific German provides one other to his tally for the season, ready for the onrushing Sommer and coolly slotting his end residence.
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 20:19
MANCHESTER CITY 1-Zero MONCHENGLADBACH (16’)
Embolo is concerned once more, teeing up Stindl for a shot. His effort is weak, although, and trickles harmlessly via to Ederson.
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 20:17
MANCHESTER CITY 1-Zero MONCHENGLADBACH (14’)
Gladbach search for a response as Thuram drives ahead in direction of the sting of the field. He slips a move in direction of Embolo, who’s crowded out as Metropolis defend in numbers.
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GOAL! MANCHESTER CITY 1-Zero MONCHENGLADBACH (DE BRUYNE 12’)
Sensible from De Bruyne! Gundogan clips a move excessive for Mahrez, who cuts in from the proper and opts to move as an alternative of shoot. He tees up De Bruyne, who rifles a left-footed shot previous Sommer and in off the bar. An emphatic strike from the Belgian. Metropolis at the moment are 3-Zero up on mixture and just about out of sight.
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 20:13
MANCHESTER CITY 0-Zero MONCHENGLADBACH (11’)
De Bruyne lifts a cross into the field from the left however it’s simply too excessive for Foden. Metropolis proceed to dominate. Apart from that Embolo shot, Gladabach have been totally passive.
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 20:12
MANCHESTER CITY 0-Zero MONCHENGLADBACH (9’)
Shut! Gladbach win the ball in Metropolis’s half and rapidly break. Embolo is fed via the center, will get the ball out of his toes and fires off a shot from the sting of the field. It takes a deflection and forces Ederson to avoid wasting at full stretch. The ensuing nook involves nothing.
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 20:10
MANCHESTER CITY 0-Zero MONCHENGLADBACH (7’)
Likelihood! Cancelo, drifting right into a central space from the left, receives the ball from Walker after which clips a fragile move excessive for Foden, who’s unmarked within the field. He prods a first-time effort in direction of the underside left nook, however Sommer reacts effectively to parry it vast.
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 20:08
MANCHESTER CITY 0-Zero MONCHENGLADBACH (5’)
If any sort of comeback is to materialise right here Gladbach will first must get the ball off Metropolis. That’s proving troublesome for them early on.
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 20:06
MANCHESTER CITY 0-Zero MONCHENGLADBACH (3’)
Gladbach are urgent very excessive up the pitch, clearly wanting to get on the entrance foot. Metropolis don’t appear to be involved and are already dominating possession.
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 20:04
Gladbach get us underway!
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 20:01
The gamers make their means out on the Puskas Enviornment. Liverpool beat RB Leipzig and Spurs received in opposition to Wolfsberger right here. An equally optimistic end result for Metropolis will ship them via to the final eight of the Champions League…
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 19:57
In case you missed the primary leg…
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 19:50
PEP GUARDIOLA SPEAKS TO BT SPORT
“Champions League is 2 legs. We obtained a superb end result within the first leg however there’s nonetheless 90 minutes. I do know completely the German groups, the physicality, the velocity. We have now to do a superb 90 minutes to win the sport. It is a recreation, 11 males in opposition to 11 males. Will probably be sensational for us to undergo, too.”
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PEP GUARDIOLA ON CITY’S QUADRUPLE CHANCES
“By no means occurred earlier than and I believe it isn’t going to occur. We’re simply pondering of this one, and after the following one in Goodison Park. After the worldwide break hopefully the gamers can come again protected and effectively, as a result of we play for necessary issues.”
Callum Rice-Coates16 March 2021 19:33