Without five minutes the champion of England Manchester city suffered their first home defeat of the season.
In Switzerland the team of Josep Guardiola scored five unanswered goals ahead of schedule and covered all the issues about reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League. The return leg turned into a difficult test for the fans gathered at “Etihad”.
For 90 minutes the hosts did 977 accurate transmission and created a few scoring chances. Basel took advantage of the helpless state of the game and for the second time in the season defeated in Champions League club from Manchester.
Ukrainian Oleksandr Zinchenko made his debut in the Champions League. For 90 minutes, the graduate of Shakhtar nothing special noted. Portal “WhoScored” for uncertain defensive set Zinchenko worst rating in the team – 5,9 points.
Manchester city for the second time made it to the quarterfinals of the Champions League. Best for the bulls remains the semifinals in the 2015-2016 season.
Manchester city – Basel 1:2 (first match 5:0)
Goals: BOM Jesus, 8 – Elyounoussi, 17, Lang, 72
Manchester City: Bravo Danilo, Stones, Laporte, Zinchenko – Gundogan (Diaz, 66), Round – Bernardo, Foden (Alarabiya, 89), San – BOM Jesus
Basel: Vaclík lang, Dry, fry, Lacroix, Riveros – Serey Die, Zuffi – Bois (Stocker, 68), Oberlin (van Wolfswinkel, 74), Elyounoussi
Warning: BOM Jesus — Lacroix
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