After winning 5 Premier league games Manchester City turned the focus to Champions league competition and the match with the last year’s runner up Juventus. The Citizens failed to control the game against the Serie A champions, Juve, but still managed to grab a lead thanks to G. Chiellini’s own goal who was under foul by Kompany in the 57th minute. Still the Old Lady managed to pull a comeback. First the Croat striker, this summer signing from Atletico Madrid, Mario Mandzukic bags a equalizer in 70th minute, while the Spaniard Alvaro Morata eleven minutes later stuns the Etihad after scoring what in the end proves to be a winner for Juve.
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Match Highlights Watch Manchester City vs Juventus Full Match Replay Video
1-0 G. Chiellini 57′ (own goal)
1-1 M. Mandžukić 70′
1-2 Álvaro Morata 81′
JUVENTUS SUBS: Neto, Barzagli, Alex Sandro, Lemina, Pereyra, Zaza, Dybala.
MANCHESTER CITY SUBS: Caballero, Otamendi, Demichelis, Fernando, Navas, De Bruyne, Aguero.
JUVENTUS (4-3-1-2): Buffon (c); Lichtsteiner, Bonucci, Chiellini, Evra; Sturaro, Hernanes, Pogba; Cuadrado; Mandzukic, Morata.
MANCHESTER CITY XI (4-2-3-1): Hart; Sagna, Kompany (c), Mangala, Kolarov; Fernandinho, Toure; Sterling, Silva, Nasri; Bony.