Manchester City 5-3 Monaco: Citizens complete comeback in eight-goal thriller 📹: https://goo.gl/hXiIJT
Manchester City claimed a remarkable 5-3 victory over Monaco in an all-time Champions League classic at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday.
It was Sterling who opened the scoring 26 minutes in, but City quickly surrendered their advantage to Falcao's diving header following a poor clearance from Willy Caballero. Their frustration grew when teenager Mbappe put Monaco ahead before the break.
Having been denied a spot-kick, Pep Guardiola's side conceded one early in the second half, with Nicolas Otamendi the guilty party, but Caballero redeemed himself by denying Falcao. But Danijel Subasic allowed Aguero's tame near-post strike to creep past him just before the hour mark to make it 2-2.
But a remarkable game took another twist just three minutes later, Stones failing to defend a long ball and Falcao producing a stunning chipped finish. Still the drama continued to unfold and, in a scarcely believable script, Aguero levelled before Stones went from villain to hero and Sane capped it all off.
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