Jack Grealish settles Manchester City nerves in nine-goal Leipzig thriller

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 21:06:37 GMT 3

Jack Grealish settles Manchester City nerves in nine-goal Leipzig thriller


All that matters is the win, of course, but this was a curious Manchester City display studded with lax marking and concentration. Pep Guardiola’s side ended by returning an 18th unbeaten group game – 14 victories in the run – but he will surely upbraid his charges for the slipshod fare they produced.

With Paris Saint-German up next, City cannot afford a repeat against Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé, Neymar and company, who will surely watch the film of this and smell blood. Guardiola’s men were able to react each time they conceded here but are bound to find it trickier to do so against Mauricio Pochettino’s aristocrats.

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