Manchester City defeat Basel in Champions League round of 16 clash

Manchester City defeat Basel in Champions League round of 16 clash

- Manchester City on Tuesday night defeated Swiss side Basel 4-0

- The match was their Champions League round of 16 first leg encounter

- Guendogan, Bernardo Silva, and Sergio Aguero were on target for Man City

Current Premier League leaders Manchester City were superb on Tuesday night, February 13, as they defeated Swiss side Basel 4-0 in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 clash.

Belgian star Kevin De Bruyne and Englishman Raheem Sterling were the major problem Basel had in front of their faithfuls.

De Bruyne provided the assist for Ilkay Guendogan to score the first goal for Manchester City in the 14th minute.

Manchester City defeat Basel in Champions League round of 16 clash

Manchester City defeat Basel in Champions League round of 16 clash (photo: Man City)

Four minutes later, Manchester City scored their second goal as Raheem Sterling provided a superb assist for Bernardo Silva to score.

Argentine superstar Sergio Aguero netted the third goal for the Premier League leaders in the 23rd minute.

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The first half ended with Manchester City leading 3-0 at the St Jakob Park.

On resumption, Manchester City gave the hosts no chance as Sergio Aguero provided a superb pass for Ilkay Guendogan to score the fourth goal for the Citizens.

Manchester City won the match 4-0 to brighten their chances of reaching the quarter final of the 2018 UEFA Champions League.

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