Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Rated

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Rated

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EDERSON Given no chance with either of the Lyon goals, but he got a vital touch to turn Depay's shot on the post to prevent third 7 WALKER At sixes and sevens with his defending at times, and some of his attacking lacked the necessary nous 5 STONES Great second-half tackle redeemed some of the hesitant first-half stuff - still needs a big improvement 6 LAPORTE Looks great quality at times, but doubts remain whenever anyone gets at him - the City back four was ragged at times 5 Delph Gave us a reminder that he is still filling in at left-back with a horrendous rick to present Cornet with the opening goal 4 GUNDOGAN Lacking dynamism and ideas, it's on nights like this that comparisons with De Bruyne mean he inevitably falls short 45 FERNANDINHO Had a flashback to his World Cup nightmares when he was caught in possession to give Fekir Lyon's second goal Silva Desperately tried to find his own best form, and to elicit some magic from his teammates but spark not there 5 BERNARDO Lost out on the right-wing in the first half, but began to make his influence felt when switched inside 6 Jesus Can't fault his work rate, but he often lacks the football intelligence to find a way through packed defences 4 STERLING One of the more willing attackers in the first half but faded and was substituted for Mahrez 6 SUBSTITUTES SANE: (Gundogan 55) Gave City hope 7 AGUERO: (Jesus 63) Didn't really impact 5 MAHREZ: (Sterling 76) Couldn't make an impression 5 NOT USED: Muric, Kompany, Otamendi, Foden HAVE YOUR SAY Give your ratings on the Blues at manchestereveningnews. …

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