Champions League: Iheanacho included in Guardiola's squad for trip to Monaco


Look for Monaco to do just as predicted, possibly getting a second with City pushing a little too hard.

The final score was thus 6-6, but Monaco qualified for the quarter final on the away goal rule. If one team scores 124 goals and you are thinking about only defending for 90 minutes because we won one game 5-3, you kill yourself.

"We know we have to score at least two more but I think the individual quality of the City players is so risky they can score at any moment".

They have scored a whopping 84 goals in 29 league games, which works out to be 2.90 goals per game.

With Guardiola already revealing that the away side know how important it will be to stay on the front foot, they need Aguero to keep firing. But he said: 'I trust the players a lot.

"It will be very tough against Monaco".

HollywoodLifers, do you think that City will be able to hold on to their lead and progress to the next round of the Champions League? Kylian Mbappe slid in Monaco's opener in the seventh minute after Benjamin Mendy squeezed past two Manchester City players easily and the teenager had the ball in the back of the net again shortly afterwards, only for the assistant's flag to raise.

Man City will be vying to get through the upcoming game and advance into the quarters of CL.

In fact, do they even have to stop at two? Monaco lead on away goals once more! Mbappe had just forced a good save from Willy Caballero after Fernandinho was pushed off the ball.

Kylian Mbappe opened the scoring via a tap-in from Mendy's cross from the left.

Monaco were half-way there and there was no letting up in their tempo. It flew to Fabinho, unmarked in the box, and he slotted his first-time finish in.

But true to their identity, Monaco did not give in and went straight back on the offensive.

To top it off, Prince Albert II of Monaco wasn't even backing his own team as he turned up wearing a half and half Monaco-City scarf.

Raheem Sterling has been directly involved in 10 goals across his last nine Champions League starts (five goals, five assists). Sergio Aguero was denied point-blank by Danijel Subasic.

City, meanwhile, really struggled in the opening 20 minutes.

De Bruyne and Sterling almost combined to pick out Aguero, but Raggi again saved the day with a last-minute tackle. He cut straight inside and tested Subasic with a left-footed shot. A handful of minutes after the first goal, Bacary Sagna caught Silva, and the Frenchman was immediately booked.

The Spaniard would not be drawn on whether his side can go all the way to the final. They conceded silly free-kicks and when De Bruyne pulled down Fabinho, Monaco had a chance. We wanted to get the ball out cleanly, and we were.