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Jesus strike sinks PSG as City seal Champions League last-16 ticket

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Jesus strike sinks PSG as City seal Champions League last-16 ticket

Second-half goals from Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus fired City to a deserved Champions League win over Paris Saint-Germain and sealed our ticket into the last 16.

In what was a pulsating Etihad encounter, Kylian Mbappe had fired the visitors into a 49th minute lead against the run of play.

But roared on by a passionate crowd, Sterling struck to level matters on 63 minutes before substitute Jesus rounded off a memorable night by converting from close range 14 minutes from time to seal the deal.

WHAT HAPPENED

It was an eagerly anticipated match-up between two of Europe’s most gifted and exciting sides – and the action didn’t disappoint.

The game began at a breakneck speed with Oleks Zinchenko deployed in midfield for Pep Guardiola’s side and it was City who almost made the early breakthrough.

A towering sixth-minute Riyad Mahrez free-kick found Rodrigo leaping tallest at the back post and the Spaniard’s angled header was goalbound only for PSG’s Presnel Kimpembe to head off the line.

Even then the danger wasn’t averted and Mahrez’s powerful follow-up shot rifled into the side netting.

Not surprisingly at the other end, the French side’s superstar attacking trident of Kylian Mbappe, Neymar

Read the full story at english.ratopati.com


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