City sink PSG to stay top of the table as both sides advance to knockout stages

Striker Gabriel Jesus scored a late winner as Manchester City came from behind to beat Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, with both sides advancing through to the last 16 of the competition. Goals from Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus helped Pep Guardiola’s dominant side secure a comeback win to stay top of their Table. 

Kylian Mbappe continued his impressive form in front of goal opening the scoreline at the Etihad Stadium in 50 minutes, after a superb gameplay from his fellow teammates.

The goal wasn’t enough as City immediately took control of the game and pressed hard to get their goal hitting back soon after as Sterling poked in an equalizer at the far post on 62 minutes following a period of sustained pressure.

Neymar went close to grabbing a winner shortly after when he missed the target from inside the 18-yard box, but it was Jesus that turned hero on Wednesday, using one touch to score from a delicate Bernardo Silva layoff as City avenged their 2-0 defeat in the reverse fixture in Paris earlier in the competition.

Despite Wednesday’s result, PSG have secured a place in the knockout rounds after Club Brugge suffered a heavy loss to the already-eliminated RB Leipzig.

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