Manchester city made a real comeback in Germany in the 1/8 finals of the Champions League. The British were opposed by uncompromising Schalke Yevhen Konoplyanka.
Schalke – Manchester City 2:3
Goals: Bentaleb, 38, 45, Aguero, 18, Sanaa, 85, Of Sterling, 90
Removal: Otamendi, 68 (Manchester City)
In the first half, the teams put on quite a show. From the opening minute took the initiative. On the 16th minute and Kevin De Bruyne struck powerfully from distance, but in the center, so the Pitmen’s goalkeeper parried. And two minutes later the visitors managed to open the score goals.
Forwards the bulls have pressed the defenders of Schalke, as a result they made a mistake. The ball came to David Silva, who passed the ball to kun agüero. The Argentinian with a few meters not missed – 0:1.
Video Gol Aguero
Fast enough a goal a relief for Guardiola’s wards, resulting in a more relaxed fashion began to operate the home. On the 25 minute mark, Ut went into the breakthrough that made up round kick from a distance. But the ball treacherously passed the gates of Ederson. However, Schalke did not lay down their arms. Caligiuri shot from outside the penalty area and the ball hit the hand of Otamendi. The referee, after consulting with videoassistance, awarded a penalty, which was converted Bentaleb.
Video goals of Bentaleb
At the end of the first half, “cobalt” intimidated guests. After filing the penalty area to Fernandinho broke the rules, and Carlos del Cerro without a doubt awarded a penalty. The mark came up Bentaleb and beat Ederson – 2:1.
Video goals of Bentaleb
After the break, Manchester city have occupied half of the German team, but England failed to shake the opponent’s defense. Complicated the task for the guests and Nicolas Otamendi. In addition to “earned” a penalty in the first half, the Argentine played for a second yellow card which turned red. So more than 20 minutes, city had to win with ten men.
Leveled the account of the former player of Schalke’s Leroy Sane. Winger who played under the curtain of the second half, a perfectly executed free kick. Farman couldn’t get the ball goal – 2:2.
Video Gol San
Video Gol Stirling
Snatched victory for guests Raheem sterling. Winger body pushed defender “Schalke” and shot past the goalkeeper, “cobalt” – 2:3.
Note that Ukrainian Yevhen Konoplyanka participation in the match was not accepted. But at the end of the game on the field appeared midfielder “Manchester city” Alexander Zinchenko.
The return Match between the teams will be held March 12 in England.
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