All goals video highlights of Manchester City vs Barcelona 1–2 in UEFA Champions League 2014–15.
The former Liverpool forward Luis Suarez finally got his form for what he was looking for. It was his first game in England since his move to Camp Nou. The man of the match scored both goals against his former rivals and put Barcelona ahead with 1 away goal for return leg. Lots of rumors were raised about his performance with Barcelona, but he gifted a mouthwatering victory for Barca.
Manchester City vs Barcelona 1–2 Goals Video Highlights
Luis Enrique’s squad controlled the game smoothly not only in terms of creating chances, but also in ball possession. Luis Suarez marked his return to the happy hunting grounds of North west England with two goals in the first half hour but Manchester City dramatically kept alive their quarter final hopes.
Watch Goals Video Highlights below
After the first half, Barcelona took comfortable lead of 2 goals, both were scored by Suarez. In the second half, Man City were looking more aggressive, they created lots of chances.
The Frenchmen Samir Nasri had two goal bound efforts rebuffed but the best chance fell to Edin Dzeko as the captain swallow dived to flick a corner right into his path; the unmarked forward headed straight at Barca goalkeeper. Sergio Aguero lifted the ball in the emphatically after David Silva had adroitly left it for him on the edge of the area.
City got some relief after their first goal, but Barca gifted added time penalty. Barca’s all time top goal scorer Lionel Messi came forward to score against City, but he missed the target.
Manchester City: Hart, Kompany, Zabaleta, Fernando, Miner, Nasri, Dzeko, Aguero, Silva, Clichy, Demichelis.
Substitutes: Caballero, Sagna, Bony, Jesus Navas, Lampard, Mangala, Fernandinho
Barcelona: Ter Stegen, Pique, Rakitic, Busquets, Iniesta, Suarez, Messi, Neymar, Mascherano, Jordi Alba, Daniel Alves.
Substitutes: Bravo, Xavi Hernandez, Pedro Rodriguez, Rafinha, Sergi Roberto, Adriano, Mathieu.
The second leg of round of 16 between Barca and Man city will be played on 18th March 2015 at home ground of Barcelona, Camp Nou.