Jack Grealish marked his Champions League debut with a purpose and an help as Manchester Metropolis beat RB Leipzig 6-3 in an entertaining encounter.
Pep Guardiola’s facet made the proper begin to their Group A marketing campaign as Grealish crossed for Nathan Ake to go dwelling (16) earlier than Nordi Mukiele scored an personal purpose (28) from an excellent Kevin De Bruyne centre.
Christopher Nkunku, who netted a hat-trick on the evening, scored the primary of his three simply earlier than the break (42) however a Riyad Mahrez penalty (45+1) restored the two-goal cushion. Nkunku headed dwelling (51) to make issues fascinating however a spectacular Grealish end 5 minutes later saved Leipzig at arm’s size.
The Germans, who’ve misplaced three of their 4 Bundesliga matches this season, saved attacking in courageous vogue and Nkunku fired dwelling his hat-trick to deliver them again inside one purpose.
There was no panic from Metropolis although as Joao Cancelo curled dwelling a wonderful effort simply 82 seconds later. Former Metropolis left-back Angelino was dismissed with 11 minutes left and Gabriel Jesus put additional gloss to the scoreline (85).
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