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Manchester City defeated CSKA Moscow 2-1 behind Sergio Aguero's first half brace to put the Premier League gaints in second place in Group D of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night.
The hosts took the lead via route one on 32 minutes when goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev launched a kick upfield, Keisuke Honda headed on and former Manchester United player Zoran Tosic lobbed over Joe Hart in the box.
But less than two minutes later City were level after Aguero got ahead of his marker Sergei Ignashevich to slot home David Silva's cross from the left. Aguero then put his side ahead on 42 minutes with a brave header from Alvaro Negredo's cross from the right with Akinfeev advancing.
Both sides had a goal disallowed in the second period before Hart saved from Keisuke Honda at the death. The win puts City three points ahead of CSKA in second in the group behind leaders and current champions Bayern Munich and Manuel Pellegrini's side could all but secure a last-16 spot wi...
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Sergio Aguero scored twice as Manchester City came from behind to win 2-1 at CSKA Moscow in UEFA Champions League […]
Last night Manchester City claimed a narrow 2-1 win against CSKA Moscow in the Champions League, with striker Sergio Aguero […]
Sergio Aguero scored twice in the first half as Manchester City came from a goal down to earn a 2-1 victory over CSKA Moscow in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Zoran Tosic put CSKA ahead in the 32nd minute after lobbing goalkeeper Joe Hart following a pass from Keisuke Honda, but the visitors were quick to equalize two minutes later. David Silva surged into the box before crossing...
In what was a must win in Moscow to not fall to third in their group, Manchester City rallied from a goal down to win 2-1. Sergio Aguero provided the double within 8 minutes of each other and 10 minutes after CSKA scored to go up 1-0. After a disappointing Champions League campaign last year, the Citizens had already fallen to Bayern Munich and could not afford another loss. CSKA...