Amorim pleased with draw against Manchester City


The head coach of Sporting Ruben Amorim called the second leg of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League against Manchester City (0:0) difficult.

“It was a difficult match. In the second half we improved, and the skill [Маркуса] Edwards helped. I am pleased with the result – it’s always nice not to lose to such a strong opponent,” Amorim was quoted as saying by the UEFA press service.

In the first match, Manchester City won a big victory (5: 0), so they reached the 1/4 finals of the Champions League. The opponent will be determined by the results of the draw, which will take place on March 18.

Champions League. 1/8 finals

Mar 09, 23:00. Etihad Stadium (Manchester)

Manchester city



Manchester city
Ederson (Carson 73) Stones Zinchenko Laporte (Mbete-Tabu 84) Egan-Riley Gundogan Bernardo Silva (Mackatee 46) Fernandinho Sterling Gabriel Jesus Foden (Mahrez 46)
Adan Matheus Reis Coates Netu (Virginia 89) Porro (Esgaio 79) Inacio Ugarte Tabata Slimani (Feddal 89) Sarabia (Edwards 58) Paulinho (Nunu 78)

Gabriel Jesus 39′ – Paulinho 15′, Slimani 40′

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