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Jack Grealish chasing the ball at Manchester City


Manchester City travel to Germany to continue Champions League campaign as they get RB Leipzig in the first leg of their last 16 draw. Pep Guardiola he’ll be hoping that his side will brush up on his feelings Giving Nottingham Forest a late equalizer last time and respond with a superb performance against the Bundesliga team.

City advanced through the group stages, remaining undefeated in all six games. On their way to top Group G, they played four wins and two goalless draws against FC Copenhagen and Borussia Dortmund. It’s no secret that Guardiola wants to win the Champions League with City reaching the final and halfway through. Although he has played in the final in this competition for the last two seasons, his team faced a determined side tonight in Leipzig.

RB Leipzig’s European campaign started badly. They lost their first two matches to Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Madrid, but a streak of four wins allowed them to qualify for the qualifying rounds. Germany is in fifth place in the Bundesliga, beating Wolfsburg 3-0. Can they make trouble for City tonight?

Follow all the action as RB Leipzig hosts Manchester City in the Champions League round of 16:


RB Leipzig 0-0 Manchester City

23 minutes: More possession for City, but a few openings that show themselves as they continue to swap the ball from side to side. Ake throws a promising ball but Halstenberg walks away as Mahrez struggles.

Ben FlemingFebruary 22, 2023 20:24


RB Leipzig 0-0 Manchester City

19 minutes: Leipzig had little chance to take the lead in this match and Werner was caught offside as the home team tried to make a rare attack.

Ben FlemingFebruary 22, 2023 20:20


RB Leipzig 0-0 Manchester City

16 minutes: Gvardiol knocks Grealish down at the edge of the box and City gets a chance to land the ball in a promising position… but Mahrez shoots straight into the wall.

Ben FlemingFebruary 22, 2023 20:17


RB Leipzig 0-0 Manchester City

13 minutes: Only 13 minutes have passed so far, but City are well ahead with more than 75% of possession. Walker lands on the touchline and the middle changes direction for the first corner of the game. Mahrez scores but the header from Diaz is straight from Blaswich.

Ben FlemingFebruary 22, 2023 20:15


RB Leipzig 0-0 Manchester City

9 minutes: City take an early free kick from Mahrez, but the middle is weak and Leipzig is easily ahead

Ben FlemingFebruary 22, 2023 20:10


RB Leipzig 0-0 Manchester City

8th minute: Gundogan makes a good attack this time into the penalty area, but his middle targeting Haaland is blocked by Gvardiol.

Ben FlemingFebruary 22, 2023 20:09


RB Leipzig 0-0 Manchester City

6 minutes: Grealish is released and takes up plenty of space. The Englishman brings bad luck and finds Mahrez, but he touches it badly and Leipzig can evict him.

Ben FlemingFebruary 22, 2023 20:07


RB Leipzig 0-0 Manchester City

2 mins: It’s still early stages but it looks like Werner will play this left wing with Silva at his own top and Forsberg behind the Portuguese striker.

Ben FlemingFebruary 22, 2023 20:03


TO START! RB Leipzig 0-0 Manchester City

Let Manchester City start this match.

Ben FlemingFebruary 22, 2023 20:01


RB Leipzig vs Man City

The players are in the tunnel and we’re only minutes away from kickoff!

Ben FlemingFebruary 22, 2023 19:56