Champions League: Man City beat Barcelona

Photo credit:

Manchester City finally got their pound of flesh off Barcelona as they beat the Catalan giants 3-1 on Tuesday night in the UEFA Champions League.

IIkay Gundogan was the hero for City as he scored a brace that saw Pep Guardiola’s men romp to a comfortable win against in-form Barcelona at the Etihad stadium.

The Citizens had lost heavily at the Nou Camp 4-0 and the Catalan giants came into the fixture full of confidence and took the lead through Lionel Messi. But a goal in either side of the half by Gundogan and a well struck free kick from Kevin de Bruyne ensured the victory.

Nigeria’s Kelechi Iheanacho watched all 90 minutes from the bench as his teammates got the job done.

Elsewhere, Nigerian youngster, Alex Iwobi, was given a cameo role as Arsenal came from behind to win in Bulgaria.

Mesut Ozil struck a late winner as the Gunners came from behind to secure a 3-2 win over Ludogorets at the Stadion Vasil Levski.

Okowa Campaign AD

Also, a brace from Robert Lewandowski on Tuesday night helped Bayern Munich secure a place in the knock-out phase of the UEFA Champions League.

The Polish striker first cancelled out PSV’s opening goal scored by S.Arias in the 14th minute before netting the all important winner in the second half to give Bayern Munich a hard-earned 2-1 win over the Dutch giants.

With the win, Bayern Munich now have nine points from four games and neither PSV nor FC Rostov can catch up with them.

In the other Group D game, Atletico Madrid’s perfect run was halted as they were forced to a 1-1 draw by FC Rostov.

Despite dropping points, the Spanish team are still top with 10 points from 4 games and are also through to the Round of 16.

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility


Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required


Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: New Discovery! Click Here To See A Miracle Device That Can Cure DIABETES, BLOOD PRESSURE, STROKE, ARTHRITIS, PAINS, OBESITY And 50 Other CHRONIC DISEASES Without Drugs Or Herbs.. Click Here Now To See It

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.