Manchester City recovers a 0-1 deficit to best Borussia Dortmund 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

MANCHESTER. Manchester City managed to reverse the score against Borussia Dortmund to win 2-1.

MANCHESTER. Manchester City was able to turn the tables against Borussia Dortmund to win 2-1. All goals were scored in the second half.​ It was Borussia Dortmund to strike first with a goal of J. Bellingham at the 56′. Then it was a goal in the 80′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, E. Haaland gave the win to Manchester City in the 84′ minute. Manchester City was decisively better in terms of ball possession (66%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Etihad Stadium stadium in Manchester on Wednesday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Daniele Orsato with the collaboration of Ciro Carbone and Alessandro Giallatini. The 4th official was Luca Massimi. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15 degrees Celsius or 58.98 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 84%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 66 Ball Possession 34
Shots
  • 13 Total 6
  • 3 On Target 2
  • 10 Off Target 4
  • 4 Shots blocked 0
  • 152 Attack 61
  • 84 Dangerous attack 20
  • 80 Ball safe​ 83
  • 8 Free Kicks 9
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 2
Fouls
  • 9 Total 7
  • 2 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

Manchester City had a strong ball possession 66% while Borussia Dortmund was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Manchester City had a more offensive attitude with 84 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 3 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Manchester City won the match​.

Manchester City shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Borussia Dortmund shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Manchester City received 3 yellow cards (Rodri, P. Foden and P. Guardiola). Talking about the opposition, Borussia Dortmund received 3 yellow cards (D. Malen, S. Ozcan and T. Meunier).

Match Timeline

Rodri- Yellow
53'
56'
J. Bellingham(goal)M. Reus
J. Alvarez- sub ->R. Mahrez
58'
B. Silva- sub ->I. Gundogan
58'
P. Foden- sub ->J. Grealish
58'
62'
D. Malen- sub ->G. Reyna
78'
N. Schlotterbeck- sub ->A. Modeste
79'
D. Malen- Yellow
J. Stones(goal)K. De Bruyne
80'
E. Haaland(goal)J. Cancelo
84'
88'
S. Ozcan- Yellow
88'
K. Adeyemi- sub ->M. Reus
88'
Y. Moukoko- sub ->S. Ozcan
K. Phillips- sub ->E. Haaland
90'
P. Foden- Yellow
90'
90'
T. Meunier- Yellow
P. Guardiola- Yellow
90'

Standings

Standings

Group A

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
6
2
3
2

Group B

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
0
2

Group C

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
3
2

Group D

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

Group E

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
4
2
2
2
1
2

Group F

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
1
2

Group G

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
1
2

Group H

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
0
2

After this encounter, Manchester City has 6 points to occupy the 1st place in the table. On the other side, Borussia Dortmund stays with 3 points (2nd).

Next matches

In the next match in the Champions League, Manchester City will host Sevilla on the 2nd of November with a 3-0 head to head in favor of Manchester City (0 draws).

Borussia Dortmund will play away agasint København on the 2nd of November with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of Borussia Dortmund (0 draws).

Manchester City – Formation

Manchester City
G
E. Santana de 31.Brazil
6.5
D
J. Cancelo 7.Portugal
8.0
D
N. Aké 6.Netherlands
7.6
D
J. Stones 5.England
7.8
Goals80'
D
M. Akanji 25.Switzerland
7.4
M
İ. Gündoğan 8.Germany
6.8
58'
M
K. De Bruyne 17.Belgium
7.1
M
R. Hernández 16.Spain
7.3
53'
F
J. Grealish 10.England
6.8
58'
F
R. Mahrez 26.Algeria
6.8
58'
F
E. Haaland 9.Norway
7.4
90' Goals84'
Substitutes
G
S. Carson 33.England
G
S. Ortega 18.Germany
D
R. Dias 3.Portugal
D
J. Wilson-Esbrand 97.England
M
B. Silva 20.Portugal
7.3
58'
M
K. Phillips 4.England
90'
M
P. Foden 47.England
6.7
58' 90'
M
C. Palmer 80.England
M
S. Gómez 21.Spain
F
J. Álvarez 19.Argentina
6.7
58'

Manchester City adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Josep Guardiola i Sala decided to play with the following team: Ederson (6.5), John Stones (7.8), Manuel Akanji (7.4), Nathan Aké (7.6), João Cancelo (8.0), Kevin De Bruyne (7.1), Rodri (7.3), İlkay Gündoğan (6.8), Riyad Mahrez (6.8), Erling Haaland (7.4) and Jack Grealish (6.8).

The home team had on the bench: Bernardo Silva (7.3), Julián Álvarez (6.7), Kalvin Phillips, Phil Foden (6.7), Scott Carson, Rúben Dias, Josh Wilson-Esbrand, Cole Palmer, Rico Lewis, Stefan Ortega and Sergio Gómez.

Substitutions

Manchester City made 4 changes: J. Grealish for P. Foden (58′), R. Mahrez for J. Alvarez (58′), I. Gundogan for B. Silva (58′) and E. Haaland for K. Phillips (90′).

Best player: João Cancelo​

The player that probably impressed the most for Manchester City was João Cancelo even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.0) with 107 passes (88% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 5 crosses.

Borussia Dortmund – Formation

Borussia Dortmund
G
A. Meyer 33.Germany
6.7
D
M. Hummels 15.Germany
7.1
D
T. Meunier 24.Belgium
7.3
90'
D
R. Guerreiro 13.Portugal
6.8
D
N. Süle 25.Germany
6.8
M
E. Can 23.Germany
6.5
M
S. Özcan 6.Turkey
7.3
88' 88'
M
J. Bellingham 22.England
7.1
Goals56'
F
M. Reus 11.Germany
7.1
88'
F
G. Reyna 7.USA
6.2
62'
F
A. Modeste 20.France
6.5
78'
Substitutes
G
L. Unbehaun 38.Germany
D
N. Schlotterbeck 4.Germany
6.4
78'
D
T. Rothe 36.Germany
D
S. Coulibaly 44.France
M
J. Brandt 19.Germany
M
T. Hazard 10.Belgium
M
F. Passlack 30.Germany
M
M. Wolf 17.Germany
F
D. Malen 21.Netherlands
6.2
62' 79'
F
K. Adeyemi 27.Germany
88'
F
Y. Moukoko 18.Germany
88'

Also Borussia Dortmund adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Edin Terzic played with: Alexander Meyer (6.7), Thomas Meunier (7.3), Niklas Süle (6.8), Mats Hummels (7.1), Raphaël Guerreiro (6.8), Jude Bellingham (7.1), Emre Can (6.5), Salih Özcan (7.3), Giovanni Reyna (6.2), Anthony Modeste (6.5) and Marco Reus (7.1).

These were the players on the bench: Nico Schlotterbeck (6.4), Julian Brandt, Donyell Malen (6.2), Thorgan Hazard, Luca Unbehaun, Tom Rothe, Felix Passlack, Karim Adeyemi, Youssoufa Moukoko, Soumaila Coulibaly and Marius Wolf.

Substitutions

Borussia Dortmund made 4 changes: G. Reyna for D. Malen (62′), A. Modeste for N. Schlotterbeck (78′), M. Reus for K. Adeyemi (88′) and S. Ozcan for Y. Moukoko (88′).

Best player: Thomas Meunier​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Borussia Dortmund was Thomas Meunier.

His rating is (7.3) with 40 passes (67% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 12. He performed 3 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Champions League.​

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