Manchester City secure a strong win against Red Star in the Champions League
MOSCOW, September 20 – RIA Novosti. English “Manchester City” defeated Serbian “Crvena Zvezda” in the first round match of the Champions League football group stage.
The Group G meeting held in Manchester ended with a score of 3:1 in favor of the “citizens”. Osman Bukari scored against the Serbian team (in the 45th minute). Reigning Champions League champion Julian Alvarez scored a double (47, 60) and Rodri also scored a goal (73).
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In the first half, Manchester City players broke the Champions League record by shooting 22 shots at the opponent’s goal. The previous success belonged to Bayern Munich, who had 21 shots in the first half of the match against Czech Viktoria in 2013.
The meeting between the teams started with a minute of silence in memory of those who lost their lives in the earthquake in Morocco.
In the next round, Manchester City will play away against German Leipzig on October 4, while Red Star will play at home against Swiss Young Boys on the same day.
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