Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Milner Wary despite Three-Goal Cushion

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Milner Wary despite Three-Goal Cushion

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LIVERPOOL midfielder James Milner insists his side will need to be at their best defensively to ensure City don't pull off one of the greatest comebacks in the Champions League.

The Anfield club take a 3-0 lead to the Etihad Stadium tomorrow for the second leg of their quarter-final, knowing a clean sheet will put them into the last four of the competition for the first time since 2007.

City go into the match having conceded three goals in successive games for the first time in Pep Guardiola's managerial history, while Liverpool have registered back-toback clean sheets.

And although the Blues have a mammoth task on their hands, former City midfielder Milner says his side can't take anything for granted against such an incredible attacking side. …

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