Manchester City which is simply called the Man City is the current Premier League champion. They won the EPL title back to back twice times and ion the new season, they are fighting for the title as well. Due to being one of the hot favourites, Man City could not move to the final of the Champions League in the last season. But this time, their boss Pep Guardiola is desperate to touch the most glorious trophy. So, his team Man City is securing the top position on group C of the UCL.
Yes, Manchester City has already gathered the highest six points and jumped to the top position on their group. They have been placed into group C where the rest three members are Dinamo Zagreb, Atalanta and Shakhtar Donetsk. Earlier today, the team of Pep Guardiola played the 2nd round of the group level and managed a victory quite easily. They simply dominated the whole game from the very beginning.
At the Etihad Stadium, earlier today the Premier League champion faced the Croatian club Dinamo and won by a 2 - 0 goal. From the beginning of the match, Man City started to make attacks and attacks but could not find the net. Just after the break, Raheem Sterling who has been replaced and changed the picture of the game. He scored a goal and also assisted once. At the home venue, they beat Dinamo and found the 2nd victory in the new season of the Champions League consecutively.
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Earlier today, the apprentices of Guardiola beat the Croatian club by a 2 - 0 goal. However, man City started the new season of the UCL by defeating Shakhtar scoring 3 - 0 goals so far.
Since the beginning of the match, Man City played the attacking football but for the failure of the forwards, they could not take the lead in the first half. In the 21st minute of the game, the shot of Gundogan was returned for the crossbar. Three minutes later, Aguero found the net but when the attack was created, the ball was touched by the hand of Silva and so, the referee did not count it as the goal.
Man City 2 : 0 Dinamo Zagreb
Touches: 1026 - 393
Total Shots: 20 - 2
Possession: 80.9% - 19.1%
Aerials Won: 16 - 10
Tackles Attempted: 28 - 37
Total passes: 818 - 191
Clearances: 7 - 44
Interceptions: 11 - 12
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Sterling who is passing his great time was grounded in the 2nd half and so, the speed of the attacks was increased a lot. In the65th minute, the English star led his team man City ahead. Mahrez made a pass from the left side which was received by the English midfielder and found the net. In the additional minutes of the 2nd half, Sterling passed the ball and Foden found the net. So, Man City found their 2nd consecutive victory in the UCL and secured the top position.