- Manchester City: Hart; Sagna, Kompany (c) (Otamendi, 75 '), Mangala, Kolarov; Fernandinho, Toure; Sterling (De Bruyne, 71 '), Silva, Nasri (Aguero, 83 '); Bony.
- Juventus: Buffon (c); Lichtsteiner, Bonucci, Chiellini, Evra; Sturaro, Hernanes, Pogba; Cuadrado; Mandzukic (Dybala, 78 '), Morata (Barzagli, 85 '
Host Manchester City in the Manchester League in Juventus Champions Group D
The course of the match Man City v Juventus in their Champions League opener party at Group D pits two of the Group's flagship; The match was held at Etihad Stadium on Wednesday (9/15).
The city was in a brilliant performance and had never conceded this season. Meanwhile, Juventus were derailed and only got one point from three matches But the Italian Serie a. Juventus showed their class in this game with a 2-1 victory. The action begins with a fairly slow and both teams appear to be still trying to test the strength of your opponent. Fair enough, the two teams rarely meet and this is indeed the last time they faced was in 2010.
Juventus became the first to provide a serious threat in the 12th minute. Juan Cuadrado combing right wing and sending feedback to the next Joe Hart. Paul Pogba and Alvaro Morata chasing the ball. Pogba successfully heading the incoming ball but the referee correctly that goal because Morata offside position inside.
Both teams often do, the elementary mistakes from the beginning. But they can also create many dangerous chances and the match went pretty open. City especially often threatened the kicks long-range due to the difficulty of breaking through the defences of Juventus. Fernandinho and Aleksandar Kolarov was often threatened with a shot-their shots from outside the penalty area.
Although both teams attacked each other, no goals created until after the first round. Manuel Pellegrini and Massimiliano Allegri could not make changes to the player at the start of the second half and kept the action takes place.
Each other, the City could eventually winning first. Starting from David Silva corner in the 57th minute, City could outplay late own goal Giorgio Chiellini. But the goal was sticking hard by Juventus because Chiellini seen violated by Vincent Kompany in the process of scoring it. The referees keep to authenticate it. 1-0 for City. City even barely adds to their advantage three minutes later. Shot Raheem Sterling and David Silva could have driven off with superb by Gianluigi Buffon.
Juventus finally was able to retaliate in the 70th minute through Mario Mandzukic. Paul Pogba is located on the left side who sent a perfect cross that can be settled by Mandzukic. Hart helpless stem ball and position of being 1-1 draw. It was the first goal City suffered this season.
Manuel Pellegrini did some turn of the player to make his team to be more offensive. But instead of Juventus who are capable of scoring a second in the 81st minute through Alvaro Morata.
Chasing bait far, Morata success getting the ball from the ball to the Defender. Eliaquim Mangala after passing through, the curved kick off his Morata strikes the Poles first before zooming in to the goal. City had a chance to try to catch up, but the opportunities they can always foiled Gerrard. Until the game ended, Juventus could maintain their excellence.