City’s remarkable 2020/21 campaign concludes on Saturday when we face Chelsea in what will be our first-ever Champions League final.
Having regained the Premier League title and secured a fourth successive Carabao Cup, City have also been in magnificent form on the continental stage
The road to the final in Porto against our Premier League rivals has again illustrated the relentless efforts and consistent quality that Pep Guardiola’s entire squad has produced across a truly unique campaign.
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And with a CITY+ subscription, you can sit back and watch the full 90 minutes of every single Champions League clash so far this season.
To whet your appetitie, we’ve picked out five must-watch matches below.
CITY 3-1 PORTO
Pep Guardiola’s men started as we meant to go on as we got off to the perfect opening in our Champions League Group C campaign at the Etihad.
City had been rocked on our heels on 14 minutes when Luis Diaz made the most of an interception by powering in towards goal before rounding Joao Cancelo and drilling a low shot past Ederson.
City though drew level through a Sergio Aguero penalty after Pepe had upended Raheem Sterling.
Porto were determined and dogged opponents but City stuck to the task and we were rewarded when Ilkay Gundogan fired us ahead on 65 minutes with a wonderful free-kick.
Substitute Ferran Torres then sealed a vital opening victory, curling a fine shot home to get us up and running in Europe.
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MARSEILLE 0-3 CITY
City’s excellent start to the Champions League group stages continued with an emphatic win at Marseille.
It was our first competitive victory on French soil and illustrated the power and panache of Pep Guardiola’s side.
Ferran Torres put City ahead in the first-half, firing home from Kevin De Bruyne’s inviting assist.
Ilkay Gundogan then all but sealed the deal. Phil Foden skipped past a challenge on the left before clipping a cross to the back post for Sterling to keep alive and Gundogan slotted home from seven yards.
And nine minutes from time Raheem Sterling then rounded off a fine night’s work by tapping home from close range.
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GLADBACH 0-2 CITY
City moved into the Champions League quarter-finals with a stylish 2-0 last 16 second leg victory over Borussia Monchengladbach.
Two goals in the opening 20 minutes from Kevin De Bruyne and Ilkay Gundogan wrapped the tie up with City already leading by a brace from the first leg.
De Bruyne thundered in a 13th minute rocket off the underside of the bar to fire us ahead.
And on 19 minutes the tie was as good as over when Phil Foden burst forward through the middle of the Gladbach half before sending a disguised through ball to Gundogan who took one touch before placing a low shot inside the left post for his 15th goal of a magnificent campaign.
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DORTMUND 1-2 CITY
City demonstrated we have character by the bucket load to complement our class and quality as Pep Guardiola’s side fought back from behind to move into the last four of the Champions League.
Holding a 2-1 lead from the first leg, City were rocked on our heels when Jude Bellingham hit a 16th minute shot to edge Dortmund ahead on away goals.
City though maintained composure and focus and seven minutes into the second-half, Dortmund’s resistance was finally broken when Phil Foden’s cross was handled by Emre Can in the box.
The referee pointed to the spot and after a lengthy VAR review, the decision was upheld and Riyad Mahrez kept his nerve to strike the equaliser home confidently.
Foden then set the seal on a magical night by drilling home a stunning strike that sparked scenes of unbridled joy amongst the City squad, clinching a 4-2 win on aggregate.
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CITY 2-0 PSG
An emotional Etihad night amidst a backdrop of snow, sleet and hail saw City clinch a 4-1 semi-final aggregate win over Paris Saint-Germain and so reach our maiden Champions League final.
Already 2-1 up after a superb first leg triumph in the French capital, an 11th minute strike from Riyad Mahrez put City in the driving seat against Mauricio Pochettino’s men.
The Algerian reacted quickest to Kevin De Bruyne’s deflected shot and slid the ball under Keylor Navas after Ederson's raking 60-yard pass initiated a rapid break.
The winger then put the result beyond doubt just after the hour mark as he tapped in Phil Foden’s cross at the far post to finish off another slick counter-attack shortly and seal our ticket to the final.