Unstoppable Manchester City put seven goals past Schalke


City players celebrate their victory

City players celebrate their victory

Manchester City have reached Champions League quarter-finals after putting seven goals past hapless Schalke.

Sergio Aguero scored from the penalty spot to open scoring for City, as he added a second three minutes later when Raheem Sterling’s backheel set him up from six yards.

Leroy Sane drilled in the third and picked up a hat-trick of assists after the break as City ran riot.

Sterling, Bernardo Silva, Phil Foden and Gabriel Jesus also scored, BBC reports.

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After slotting into the far corner in the first half, Sane set-up Sterling with a wonderful curling cross that the England forward smashed into the top corner.

Silva pounced on Sane’s cut-back to make it 5-0 before substitute Foden rounded the goalkeeper after he was played in by the German winger. Jesus made sure he had a slice of the pie with a late curling strike.

According to BBC, City, who came from behind in the first leg in Germany to win 3-2, were knocked out in the quarter-finals of last year’s competition by Liverpool and have never won the Champions League.

In the end, City won on aggregate of 10-2

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