Manager Pep Guardiola made a statement.
Manchester City scored 1-1 against RB Leipzig in the first leg of the round of 16 of the 2022-23 season European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League (UCL) held at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig안전놀이터, Germany on the 23rd at 5 am (Korean time). It was tied. The second leg will be played at home to Man City on 15 March.
Man City’s scramble was Erling Haaland, Jack Grealish, Ilkay Gundogan, Riyad Mahrez, Rodri, Bernardo Silva, Nathan Ake, Ruben Dias, Manuel Akanji, Kyle Walker and Ederson.
went ahead first In the 27th minute of the first half, Grealish’s pass went to Gundogan and then to Mahrez. Afterwards, he shook the net with a shot towards the corner of the goal. And in the second half, he dedicated the equalizer. In the 25th minute of the second half, in a corner kick situation, Yoshko Gbardiol scored with a high RBI header. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.
Man City’s game record that day was 12 shots (3 effective), 62% possession, and 90% pass success rate. Leipzig had 7 shots (4 effective), 38% possession, and 85% pass success rate.
After the match, Guardiola said: “Overall, I’m happy. We were a team that couldn’t make a lot of substitutions. Leipzig were better than we were without Haaland and Walker, and they were much faster. We got something out of nothing. Two or three goals from set pieces. could be recorded,” he said.
“Now we have the second leg in Manchester. The team that wins then will advance to the next round. I didn’t have high expectations (because it was away to Leipzig). I didn’t think for a moment that we would win 4-0. The tournament was 2 “It’s the second leg, it’s a 180-minute game. We didn’t want to lose the first leg away 3-4, 0-4. We have another match in Manchester.”