Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Rated

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Rated

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6 hart Apart from picking the ball out of the net twice, had virtually nothing to do other than berate his misfiring defenders 6 CLICHY Doesn't look comfortable on the right. Lack of concentration was key element in Borussia's first goal 6 OTAMENDI Dashed out of position to gift Borussia their first goal, but shored it up after that and made some telling challenges 7 MANGALA Maybe too slow to react for Borussia goal, but he was another who made up for it with some powerful defending 7 KOLAROV Can't escape criticism for the two goals, but his attacking was a key element in the City fightback. Fine crossing 8 FERNANDINHO Lung-bursting stuff from the Brazilian - not great defensively, but he was a real workhorse 6 DElPh Part of a collective midfield failure whenever Borussia attacked, and did not offer a great deal at the other end 7 tOurE Some grumble, but he gave City control in second half, and we saw him rumble into action, like old Yaya, more than once 7 silva Fantastic finish for the first goal, and he brought all of his guile and slippery running to bear to help City 6 DE BRUYNE Still not back to his best, but showed flashes of his brilliance - a pity that no-one capitalised before his substitution 8 STERLING Great backheel to send Silva in, on the spot for the second, and a marvellous finish to put City ahead. …

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