Schalke 04 vs Manchester City: Raheem Sterling's goal gives the Citizens 3-2 win in Germany

Schalke 04 vs Manchester City: Raheem Sterling's goal gives the Citizens 3-2 win in Germany

- Schalke 04 vs Manchester City Champions League tie ended 3-2 in favor of the Citizens

- Sergio Aguero, Leroy Sane and Englishman Raheem Sterling scored the three goals for Man City

- Manchester City now have superb chance to reach the quarterfinal of the Champions League

Premier League champions Manchester City produced stunning performance on Wednesday night, February 20, to come back from behind to beat Schalke 04 3-2 in Champions League tie.

The hosts will have themselves to blame for losing this match despite Manchester City playing with 10 men towards the end of the match, but still scored twice at the death.

Manchester City netted the first goal in the 18th minute through Sergio Aguero who benefited from a superb assist from David Silva.

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But the hosts restored parity in the 38th minute when Nicolas Otamendi handled the ball in the box and Nabil Bentaleb stepped forward to score the goal.

Schalke scored their second goal in the 45th minute, and it was also a penalty when Fernandinho pulled Selif Sane by the shirt and Nabil Bentaleb scored again to give the home team a 2-1 lead.

The home fans thought their team would win this game not until the 85th minute when Leroy Sane netted a powerful free kick for Manchester City.

Goalkeeper Ederson Moraes then provided a superb assist for Englishman Raheem Sterling to score the winning goal for Manchester City at the death.

Manchester City won the match 3-2 and they now have a great chance of reaching the quarter final stages.

Earlier, had reported how Chelsea chiefs reportedly made up their minds to show embattled manager Maurizio Sarri the exit doors if the Blues lose the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City.

Maurizio Sarri has been under serious fire recently at Stamford Bridge following poor results as Chelsea are also currently out of the top four teams in the Premier League.

The Blues have been sent out of this season's English FA Cup by Manchester United who defeated the London club in front of their faithfuls. ( -> We have updated to serve you better

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