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Julián Alvarez’s double roused Manchester City to victory on debut as champions



Manchester City started the Champions League group stage with a win against Red Star Belgrade.

Julián Alvarez’s two goals One was great with the “pisadita” and the other was with the help of the goalkeeper for the reigning champions. city ​​of manchester to sign victory over. red star (3-1) and begins his title defense with a good result.

The “Sky Blues”, who clashed many times with Red Star goalkeeper Glazer, conceded 0-1 with Serbia’s only approach, but Bukari scored. Álvarez and Rodrigo Hernández helped push the game into the second half. they reunited after the final against Inter Milan, scoring a goal in the “Champions”.

The Argentine striker has established himself as a starter and is experiencing his best moments at City. he was the driving force behind the comeback as after a hopeless first half, Glazer made 12 saves, including Haaland’s header against the crossbar, plus some great saves from Rodri, Alvaras and Ake.

It was incredible that City were still not leading on the scoreboard after 45 minutes, but even more surprising was how the Serbian side caught up with Guardiola’s side in stoppage time. Ta. Bukari faced Ederson and won 1-0. But the linesman ruled it out for offside. However, it didn’t take long for the situation to turn around with the introduction of VAR.

Guardiola and his team went into the breakdown on the scoreboard, with Alvarez directing it.

The Argentine sparked a comeback with a brilliant step in front of Glazer after receiving a pass from Haaland. With just a second of space, he stepped on the ball in front of the goalkeeper and, with almost no angle, pushed the ball into the goal.

It was a goal worthy of an appearance, culminating in a direct free kick a few minutes later that he aimed down the middle, but this one was missed by Glazer. The goalkeeper tried to punch the ball but missed and the ball went silently into the net.

Since the comeback has already been decided, Rodri once again found the back of the net with a shot from the edge of the area to seal the match.

City, who are the top favorites to win this tournament’s “Champions,” escaped a scare and will start the tournament tied for first with three points, level with RB Leipzig, who also won against Young 3-1 Boys.

Source: Biobiochile

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