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Man City player ratings as Rodri and Julian Alvarez seal Champions League comeback



Man City player ratings as Rodri and Julian Alvarez seal Champions League comeback

Manchester City came from behind to beat Crvena Zvezda 3-1 in the Champions League with goals from Julian Alvarez and Rodri

Ederson: An excellent block in the first half and then a ridiculous Cruyff turn 30 yards from goal that reminded you of the high wire that he plays on. 7

Walker: The formation meant he didn’t get as forward as often but he still showed his newly-discovered attacking quality. 8

Dias: Had his hands full with the pace of Bukari and was skinned for the goal but still got the best of the duel. 7

Ake: Composed on the ball and popped up in good attacking areas to cause the opposition problems. 7

Gomez: A surprise start at left-back but held his own and fizzed in some cracking balls into the box. 7

Rodri: One of City’s biggest threats going forward and took his goal very well. 8

Nunes: His first start for City and got plenty right in different areas of the pitch even as he learns on the job. 7

Alvarez: An outstanding first goal and then earned his luck with the second in a match-winning performance. 9

Silva: Didn’t seem to play badly but was taken off before half-time despite not appearing to be injured. 6

Foden: An excellent game swarming all across the forward line, but let himself down with the final pass or shot. 7

Haaland: Missed a number of very good chances, as he did on Saturday. Nottingham Forest should be worried. 6


Doku (for Silva, 43) Plenty of energy and went close to scoring with his willingness to take defenders on. 7

Akanji (for Gomez, 58) Helped to settle City at a time where they were still vulnerable. 7

Phillips (for Rodri, 83)

Bobb (for Foden, 83) Tested the keeper. 6

Lewis (for Dias, 83)

Not used: Ortega, Carson, Gvardiol

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