Christopher Nkunku scored a hat trick in a losing attempt when Manchester City beat RB Leipzig 6-3.
Manchester City are hoping to improve on last season’s Champions League final defeat to finally put an end to it Pep Guardiola discusses whether they would not win the European Cup during his tenure would be a “failure”.
They came out of their group fairly unscathed by striking Leipzig with their swords despite the impressive heights of Nkunku.
Nathan Ake and Jack Grealish both scored their first goals in the competition to make it 1-0 and 1 respectively.
Nkunku scored three goals for the Bundesliga crowd from Manchester City, but Guardiola’s side pulled through when Joao Cancelo and Gabriel Jesus met in the closing stages.