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Man City Crushes Schalke, Advances to Champions Quarterfinals

MANCHESTER, England – Manchester City humiliated Schalke 7-0 on Tuesday to win the Champions League round-of-16 tie 10-2 on aggregate and claim a berth in the quarterfinals.

Sergio “Kun” Agüero had a brace for the hosts at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium.

Already leading 3-2 after the first leg in Gelsenkirchen, City dominated from the start of Tuesday’s contest and virtually all of the action was in front of visiting goalkeeper Ralf Fährmann.

Schalke coach Dominico Tedesco fielded an attack-oriented side, but they struggled to find any gaps in the City defense and left themselves vulnerable.

City threatened in the 13th minute, when Kyle Walker’s deep pass found Raheem Sterling, who advanced toward the goal and left the ball for Agüero, whose strike hit the post.

Twenty minutes later, City’s Bernardo Silva went down in the area after being brushed by defender Jeffrey Bruma and referee Clement Turpin pointed to the spot.

Though the penalty looked soft, Turpin felt no need to consult VAR and Agüero coolly converted in the 35th minute to give City a two-goal overall lead.

The Argentine international needed just three minutes to get his second of the night, taking a pass from Sterling and slipping the ball under Fährmann.

With Schalke forced to press forward, City’s Oleksandr Zinchenko got the ball to a wide-open Leroy Sane and the German scored against his former club to make it 3-0 on the night and a daunting 6-2 overall in the 42nd minute.

City, despite the more-than-comfortable lead, did not let up in the second half and scored twice in the opening 10 minutes after the re-start.

The first, by Sane, was disallowed for an offside. Sterling’s goal in the 56th minute looked set to suffer the same fate until VAR confirmed that all of the attacking players were onside.

Even as City slowed the pace, the nightmare continued for Schalke.

Bernardo Silva scored from inside the box in the 71st minute, seven minutes before Phil Foden made it 6-0 (9-2) with a great assist from Sane.

Gabriel Jesus delivered the final blow with six minutes left.

City, the Premier League holder, is headed to the Champions League quarterfinals for the second consecutive year.

Two other English clubs, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, have also qualified for the final eight and Liverpool – who lost last year’s final to Real Madrid – can join them with a victory Wednesday over Bayern Munich.

 

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