Manchester City 2:1 Dortmund: City Takes Control of UEFA Tie
Phil Foden scored a winning goal that made Manchester City secure a 2-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their Champion`s League quarter-final tie.
Pep Guardiola has never made it past the last eight in the Champions League with City and this looked like it would be a frustrating night for City when Marco Reus equalized with six minutes left canceling out Kevin De Bruyne`s first half-opener.
However as the time approached 90 minutes, Foden who was preferred from the start ahead of Sterling emerged and showed his prowess skills that led to a crucial winning goal for City. Dortmund pressed City at every opportunity they got in a superb game where Reus scored an amazing goal while Erling Haaland was denied a goal by Ederson.
Manchester City holds the advantage going into the second leg next Wednesday in Germany but the presence of Haaland proves that there is still hope for Dortmund. Pep Guardiola stated that in the first half they were not clever with the ball but the second half was much better since they had 2 or 3 clear chances. He further added that they are going to adjust a few thigs and are confident that they are going to win in the second leg in Germany.