Manchester City held up by RB Leipzig to a 1-1 draw

RB Leipzig vs Manchester City match in Champions League end with 1-1 score line after City got ahead initially. The game, which happened to be the first leg game of the Champions League held up the dream run The City team has been going through.

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RB Leipzig vs Manchester City match details

Even though, Manchester City got ahead before the match clocked 30 mins into the first half by a stunner of a goal netted by Riyad Mahrez. Even though, the City team drew first blood, Josko Gvardiol drew level in the second half to secure the draw.

Even though the City team started at their best and drew first blood at the very beginning, but somehow lost their way in the second half. Guardiola had gone all guns blazing with his tried and tested formula, in the first half, but surprisingly things started to drift apart during the second half.

Man City had already suffered a defeat in the hands of the Leipzig in last year’s Champions League by 2-1. It is however noteworthy that the City team coach Pep Guardiola is on his maiden quest for the Champions Trophy crown which has been dented twice in the last 2 years by the RB Leipzig. This year also, the same team held up Manchester City and along with it the coach’s hope for the title.

Champions League Standings

The current edition of the Champions League has not been in the expected lines for the star teams including Tottenham Hotspurs or Chealsea. Even, AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund also have not been able to live up to the expectations of the standards they had set for them till now.

Even though the above match predictions were very much titled in favor of Manchester City, the score line at the end of the match didn’t go as forecasted. Only Real Madrid has been able to beat Liverpool by 5-2 in their last outing in Anfeild.

Where to watch the highlights?

The highlights of the match can be accessed through the below link:


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