The Blues came from behind twice to take the lead and extended their lead to hand themselves a two-goal advantage to take to the second leg.
Match report of the Champions League last 16 first leg tie between Man City and Monaco.
Team news and tactics for City's Champions League last 16 tie with Monaco.
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Man City face Monaco in the Champions League last 16. We spoke to a French football expert to get the lowdown on Leonardo Jardim's men.