Manchester City managed to turn the score around and beat Leipzig in the Champions Cup match.
With this result, the English team reached the 1/8 finals as a seeded team.
Goals from Erling Haaland, Phil Foden and Julián Alvarez secured the three points for City and ensured City top of the table. Group G of the Champions League.
The team went into the break with a 0-2 lead after a brace from Lois Openda.
The introduction of Jérémie Docou began to make a difference and the game began to change when Foden found Haaland for the Norwegian to reduce the deficit in the 54th minute.
Foden scored in the 70th minute.
Man of the match Foden subsequently fed the third to Julián Alvarez, who completed the 18-pass game to secure victory.
Haaland became the fastest player to score 40 goals in the Champions League.
The Norwegian needed just 35 games to score 40 goals, breaking Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record of 45 games.
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Source: Aristegui Noticias
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