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Tanya Simon
March 10, 2018

Events at the Etihad Stadium threaten to be a little more sedate after Pep Guardiola's side all-but booked their spot in the quarter-finals with an emphatic 4-0 win in the first leg in Switzerland.

In the 72nd minute, Michael Lang blasted past City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo at the near post for his second victor against Manchester clubs this season.

"Just to pass the ball for itself is nothing and the second half was really, really poor".

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus backed Brazilian global team-mate Neymar to make a full recovery in time to lead his country's bid to win a sixth World Cup.

"We are in the quarter-finals, that is the good news, and after we will see how we will arrive in the quarter-finals". Guardiola's deposition pointed out that he had the ribbon covered before half-time and it only became visible accidentally during the second half. What happens later - could be just that, or possibly nothing less than a victory for the home side. "We are not where we want to be but we are happy with how it's going at the moment".

At the Etihad stadium with nearly nothing to play for, Pep Guardiola handed a rare start to Yaya Toure and 17-year old England youth worldwide, Phil Foden.

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It also demonstrates the strength of worldwide law and the effectiveness of resolving disputes through peaceful means, he added. Ms Bishop said: "This treaty represents the importance of rules and the benefits of all states abiding by the rules".

Raheem Sterling and Fernandinho returned to training on Monday following their recent injury absences but Guardiola suggested a more realistic return date for both men is the forthcoming Premier League trip to Stoke City. "In the second half, maybe him with Leroy [Sané] he was the only one who was aggressive, who tried to do something with the ball and go forward". Foden plays a cushion pass to Sane who is allowed time and space to run across the edge of the box, working the ball wide to B Silva.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been fined £20,000 and warned as to his future conduct after admitting to an FA charge of wearing a political message - constituting a breach of the FA's kit and advertising regulations.

"Some of them are better". They greeted the Champions League anthem by setting off several flares and they never allowed their noise levels to drop - chanting, clapping and bouncing throughout.

"Man City are one of the top two or three teams in the world at the moment". It was his 11th goal of the season but his first since November and his celebrations showed his relief after two frustrating months on the sidelines.

"The action from Oleksandr Zinchenko in the first half [against Chelsea] on Victor Moses - it was "orange", could be yellow, could be red - and if it is red you are out of the Champions League".

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