End of a run... but the start of a Euro ca­reer

The Daily Telegraph - Sport - - Football -

Manch­ester City’s last de­feat was in April when they were beaten 2-1 by Arse­nal af­ter ex­tra time in the FA Cup semi-fi­nal. The last time City tasted de­feat in 90 min­utes came ear­lier that month when they went down 2-1 at Chelsea.

At the age of 17 years and 192 days, Phil Fo­den be­came the youngest English­man to start a Cham­pi­ons League match when he turned out for City last night. sion from mid­field and fed Bernard. His first touch was poor, but no City de­fender got to him and, spot­ting that the an­gle was per­fect for his right foot, he curled a shot into the top cor­ner.

City were all over the place at the back and the sec­ond goal was a dis­as­ter. Tai­son spot­ted the early pass over the top of the City back­line and Is­maily read it per­fectly, pok­ing the ball past Eder­son who had sprinted out of his area, and rolling it into the empty net.

Tai­son sent a shot nar­rowly over the bar be­fore half-time, while City’s night was summed up when Gabriel Je­sus drib­bled straight into

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