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MANCH­ESTER CITY 5 MONACO 3 Last 16, first leg, 2016-17

FourFourTwo - - 25 GREATEST CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GAMES -

This see-saw thriller at the Eti­had Sta­dium wit­nessed the ‘ar­rival’ of Leonardo Jardim’s dy­namic young side de­spite de­feat. An un­ex­pect­edly open match - the first time eight goals had been scored in the open­ing leg of a Champions League knock­out tie – swung to-and-fro, with the Ligue 1 up­starts lead­ing 2-1 and 3-2 be­fore City came on strong with ef­forts from Ser­gio Aguero, John Stones and Leroy Sané. The Blues thought they’d had a lucky es­cape, un­til a 3-1 loss in the re­turn leg three weeks later sent Pep Guardi­ola’s men pack­ing.

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