Monaco v Manchester City

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03/15/2017 at 22:45, will be scheduled return game round 1/8 finals of the playoff phase of the Champions League, in which Monaco at home stadium "Louis II" will play against Manchester City.

De Bruyne dropped much deeper at the start of the second half as City switched from a 4-1-2-3 to a 4-2-1-3, and the nature of the game changed.

Monaco have lost six of their last eight Champions League knockout games (W1 D1), with their only win in that time coming in London against Arsenal (3-1, February 2015).

Pep Guardiola's side had done well to seal victory in the first leg and will be looking to see away Monaco in the second.

Guardiola's charges continued in the same fashion for the rest of the second half, as they went into the break trailing.

Monaco led on away goals and City needed a goal - and they found one.

"If Monaco score a goal, their opponents will start to worry", Houllier told L'Equipe. But even though it was Sterling's shot that led to Sane's goal, the England worldwide continues to frustrate when inside the penalty area and the former Liverpool player arguably had the opportunity to put City back in this tie long before Sane's strike gave them hope.

Willy Caballero stood tall to repel Mbappe's crisp early strike as he knifed through the City defence, but the Argentine goalkeeper was helpless as the teenager poked home Bernardo Silva's driven low cross just a minute later. "Their attack is the best, by far", Guardiola said after City defeated Middlesbrough 2-0 on Saturday to reach the FA Cup semi-finals. It did not matter how good their ball-players were when they were forcibly forbidden from stringing two passes together. "One thing is sure, for us to qualify in our current state, we'll need to score three goals".

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Monaco are one of the most talented sides in Europe but they lack big match players and that might be a problem for them come this tie. You can take some examples, yes, but we have a different way of playing in comparison to Barcelona.

Monaco are the highest-scoring side across Europe's five major leagues this season and need to score at least twice to stand a chance of going through so another open encounter packed with chances is likely.

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