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Manchester City wrestle from two goals down to defeat Bayern Munich 3-2

Manchester City wrestle from two goals down to defeat Bayern Munich 3-2

- Bernardo Silva scores a brace in Man City's 3-2 win over Bayern Munich

- The Bundesliga champions had gone ahead through Shabani and Robben

- The Citizens came from two goals down to finish their pre-season in style

Pep Guardiola's side came back from a two-goal deficit to defeat Bayern Munich 3-2 in their final pre-season match.

The Bavarians came out smoking as 19-year-old Meritan Shabani headed home a pin-point cross from Rafinha to make it 1-0.

Veteran winger Arjen Robben made it 2-0 after controlling a long pass with the side of his left-boot before applying the finish beyond Claudio Bravo.

Manchester City wrestle from two goals down to defeat Bayern Munich 3-2

Arjen Robben in action n Bayern Munich's match against Manchester City. Photo credit: Getty Images

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But City fought back as Bernardo Silva pulled one back with a sublime finish, then England U-17 international Lukas Nmecha rebounded on a shot spilled by Sven Ulreich to make it 2-2.

Portuguese star Silva got the match-winner in the 70th minute picking his spot in the near side of Ulreich to finish the game 3-2 in favour of the Citizens.

Guardiola's men will now prepare for their season opener when they face Chelsea in the Community Shield at the Wembley Stadium on August, 5.

Manchester City wrestle from two goals down to defeat Bayern Munich 3-2

Manchester City players celebrate Bernardo Silva's goal against Bayern Munich. Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Manchester City's squad comprising England and Belgium players have cut short their post-World Cup holidays in a bid to be sharp enough for their title defence.

The players were allowed a 21-day break after their respective campaigns in Russia as they are expected back until next weekend's Community Shield final against Chelsea.

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Source: Legit.ng

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