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Destroying Copenhagen, City Qualifies for the Champions League Quarter-Finals

Manchester, Beritasatu.com – The Manchester City club confirmed their place in the Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-1 home win over Copenhagen at the Etihad Stadium, on Thursday (7/3/2024) morning WIB. Thus, Pep Guardiola's troops eliminated the Danish club with an aggregate of 6-2.

Manuel Akanji opened City's goal early in the match due to a mistake by goalkeeper Kamil Grabara. Four minutes later, the home City fans cheered again after Julian Alvarez added a goal in the 9th minute.

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It took 20 minutes later for Copenhagen to reduce the deficit with a goal

Mohamed Elyounoussi. However, before the first half ended, in three minutes of added time, City goal machine Erling Haaland managed to score. This was Haaland's 41st goal in the Champions League.

This victory ensures City remains on track to win double-treble.

With a 3-1 lead from the first leg, Pep Guardiola's side took just five minutes to open the scoring, when Manuel Akanji made it 1-0 with a beautiful volley.

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Julian Alvarez doubled the lead shortly after.

Victory in the Champions League will give City players confidence before they play away against English Premier League leaders Liverpool at the weekend.

With a first-half lead over Copenhagen, Guardiola can rest his key players such as Rodri, Ruben Dias and Haaland, so they can appear fit in the match against Liverpool later.

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Destroying Copenhagen, City Qualifies for the Champions League Quarter-Finals

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