City Beat Bayern In Champions League Thriller

Just as Pep Guardiola expressed fears that Manchester City could surprised his Bayern in Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League match, the English Premier League, EPL side staged a superb comeback to defeat their hosts 3-2, bbc reports.
City ended Bayern Munich’s record run of 10 consecutive Champions League wins, but still finished as Group D runners-up behind the German champions.
Bayern were dominant early on as Thomas Muller struck from Dante’s pass before Mario Gotze scored following a corner.
David Silva pulled a goal back from close range after Jesus Navas’s cross.
Aleksandar Kolarov equalised with a penalty after James Milner was tripped before Milner’s fine finish won it.
It was an amazing turnaround from Manuel Pellegrini’s side, who almost earned the 4-2 victory they needed to go through as group winners as Alvaro Negredo had a late effort saved by Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.
But after Bayern scored twice in the opening 12 minutes, the fact City fought back to claim an unexpected victory will give them confidence as they progress to the last 16 for the first time.
Although Bayern and City both finished with 15 points, the German side’s 3-1 win during the first group game in Manchester meant their better goal difference proved crucial.


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