Manchester City plays against Leipzig qualifying for the quarterfinals of the Champions League. The team led by Pep Guardiola is local and seeks the victory that will take it to the next instance of the largest European competition.
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The game is played in England from 5:00 p.m. (Argentina time) and is broadcast on ESPN.
Julián Álvarez awaits his moment on the substitute bench, in a momentous week personally: in these days he will renew his contract with the institution until 2028 and will have a significant salary increase.
The German team seeks to hit the ground running like two seasons ago: in the 2020/21 edition they fell in the semifinals against PSG, after eliminating Atlético de Madrid.
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Manchester City’s goal: they win 4-0 at Leipzig
March 14, 2023, 6:07 p.m.
Ilkay Gündogan made it 4-0 and defines the series. Only a catastrophe can prevent Manchester City from advancing to the quarterfinals.
The second half started: Manchester City beat Leipzig 3-0
March 14, 2023, 6:03 p.m.
Pep Guardiola’s team has practically secured a place in the quarterfinals of the Champions League.
End of the first half: Manchester City beat Leipzig 3-0
March 14, 2023, 5:49 p.m.
Norwegian Erling Haaland scored a hat-trick and his team went into half-time leading 3-0. City have one foot in the round of 16 of the Champions League.
Manchester City goal: Haaland completed a hat-trick and leads the series
March 14, 2023, 5:48 p.m.
The Norwegian striker scored his third goal in the match and makes it 3-0.
Manchester City goal: 2-0 win at Leipzig
March 14, 2023, 5:24 p.m.
Erling Haaland, again. He pressured the goalkeeper, he held it up for Kevin De Bruyne who shot from the outside and grabbed the rebound. City wins 2-0 and leads the series.
Goal from Manchester City: they win 1-0 at Leipzig
March 14, 2023, 5:23 p.m.
The VAR called the referee and awarded a dubious penalty to Manchester City. Erling Haaland changed it for a goal and opened the scoring in England.
In an even match, they are still 0-0
March 14, 2023, 5:16 p.m.
Manchester City proposes and Leipzig waits. Both teams had some approximations, but no clear play. It is played very cautiously in England because one goal can define the series.
The match started: Manchester City and Leipzig play for the Champions League
March 14, 2023, 4:59 p.m.
The second leg of the round of 16 has already begun: in the first leg they drew 1-1 in Germany.
The teams warm up at the Etihad Stadium
March 14, 2023, 4:40 p.m.
Manchester City warms up. (Photo: Reuters)
Manchester City and Leipzig prepare for the match for the round of 16 of the Champions League.
Leipzig warms up. (Photo: AFP)
All the details of the match: referee, schedule and television
March 14, 2023, 3:36 p.m.
Manchester City and Leipzig meet for the round of 16 of the Champions League. The match referee is Slavko Vinčić from Slovenia and it is played at the Etihad Stadium in England. Television is in charge of ESPN and Star+.
Leipzig formation confirmed
March 14, 2023, 3:35 p.m.
Janis Blaswich; Benjamin Henrichs, Willi Orbán, Joško Guardiol, David Raum; Konrad Laimer, Amadou Haidara; Dominik Szoboszlai, Kevin Kampl, Emil Forsberg; Timo Werner. DT: Marco Rose.
Confirmed formation of Manchester City
March 14, 2023, 3:34 p.m.
Ederson; John Stones, Manuel Akanji, Rúben Dias, Nathan Aké; Rodri, Bernardo Silva, Kevin De Bruyne, İlkay Gündoğan, Jack Grealsih; Erling Haaland. DT: Pep Guardiola.
Manchester City will seek to shield Julián Álvarez with a new contract and a succulent salary increase
March 14, 2023, 1:30 p.m.
The Spider’s contract would be until 2028 and with a significant salary improvement. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)
Despite not being a starter, the Cordovan would have everything defined to extend his link with the English club.
Julián Álvarez became a leading option for Manchester City’s offense in his first season in European football. However, after the consecration of the Argentine National Team in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, in which he contributed four goals, a greater presence was expected in the team led by Pep Guardiola, something that did not happen. In any case, the Citizens are clear that they want to continue having the Cordovan among their ranks.