Nov. 4 (Meslop) — Ferran Torres, Gabriel Jesus and Joao Cancelo every scored objectives to lead Manchester City to a 3-0 win over Olympiakos within the 2020-2021 UEFA Champions League and push the Sky Blues to a 3-0 file within the group stage.
Torres drew first blood within the 12th minute of the 3-0 win on Tuesday at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England. Jesus and Cancelo added insurance coverage scores within the last 10 minutes of the Group C match. Sky Blues midfielder Kevin De Bruyne had two assists.
Jesus appeared within the match after a six-week absence due to a thigh damage.
“It is so good for me to be again,” Jesus advised reporters. “After I received injured, I wasn’t pleased, I labored so much to get well rapidly as a result of I would like to be on the pitch and serving to my teammates.”
Torres and De Bruyne did a give-and-go cross sequence in tight area to arrange the primary rating. Torres tapped a cross to De Bruyne on the prime of the field earlier than De Bruyne used his first contact to ship the ball again to the striker.
Torres then dribbled into the field earlier than he slid a shot between the legs of Olympiakos keeper Jose Sa and into the online. The Sky Blues held the slim lead by the half and for the primary 36 minutes of the second half earlier than Jesus doubled the benefit within the 81st minute.
De Bruyne tapped a brief cross into the field for Jesus in the beginning of that play. The Brazilian striker collected the feed earlier than he made a rapid transfer round a defender and faked a shot. He then smacked the ball into the highest of the online for a 2-Zero Sky Blues lead.
Midfielder Felix Nmecha assisted the ultimate rating within the 90th minute. Cancelo despatched a fast cross to Nmecha when each gamers had been about 30 yards from the Olympiakos internet throughout that trade. Nmecha then fired a first-touch cross again to his teammate.
Nmecha collected the fast feed earlier than he raced to the highest of the field. He then ripped a 20-yard shot into the left aspect of the online to beat Sa for the ultimate rating.
The Sky Blues host Liverpool within the Premier League at 11:30 a.m. EST on Sunday in Manchester, England. Manchester City returns to Champions League play for one more match in opposition to Olympiakos on Nov. 25 in Piraeus, Greece.