English “Manchester City” beat German “RB Leipzig” (6: 3) in the match of the first round of the group stage of the Champions League. The meeting took place at the British Etihad stadium. This was reported on Wednesday, September 15, by the Sport-Express edition.
All three goals of the German club were scored by Christopher Nkunku and thus made a hat-trick. From the side of Manchester City, goals were scored by Nathan Ake, Riyad Mahrez (penalty), Jack Grealish, João Canselo and Gabriel Jesus, while Nordi Mukiele sent the ball into his own net.
The guests played in the minority since the 79th minute after Angelinho was sent off.
The main referee of the meeting was the Dutchman Serdar Gezubyuk.
As a result of the match, Manchester City scored three points and topped the table in Group A. Leipzig have no points and last place.
Zenit lost 0-1 to Chelsea in the first leg of the Champions League on 14 September. The only goal was scored by Belgian Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku. He scored the ball into the opponents’ goal in the 69th minute.
In the next round of the Champions League, Zenit in St. Petersburg will host Malmo. The game is scheduled for September 29th.
Last season, Chelsea London won the UEFA Champions League. The players of the English club in the final match beat their compatriots from Manchester City with a score of 1: 0.