Iheanacho save Manchester City from home defeat

Iheanacho save Manchester City from home defeat

Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho was the savior for Manchester City on Tuesday, December 6 2016, as his goal saved his club from an embarrassing home defeat against visiting Celtic in the UEFA Champions League game played at the Etihad Stadium.

The visitors opened scoring in the 4th minute through Patrick Roberts, and it took Manchester City only four minutes as Super Eagles' forward Kelechi Iheanacho restored parity for his team.

Iheanacho save Manchester City from home defeat

Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho

Iheanacho would have scored the second goal almost immediately after scoring the first goal, but Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon was in full stretch to deny him the second goal as the tie ended 1-1.

Lucas Perez netted three goals as Arsenal defeated Basel 4-1 to go top of Group A ahead of Paris Saint Germain who were forced to a  2-2 draw at home by Ludogorets.

Perez who joined Arsenal from Deportivo La Coruna is now the sixth Arsenal player to score a hat-trick for the Gunners in the history of the UEFA Champions League.

In Spain, Barcelona taught Borussia Moenchengladbach a good football lesson as they were beaten 4-0 at Camp Nou. Lionel Messi scored the first goal and Arda Turan netted a hat-trick.

Here are the UEFA Champions League results played on Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Basel 1-4 Arsenal

PSG 2-2 Ludogorets

Benfica 1-2 Napoli

Barcelona 4-0 Borussia Moenchengladbach

Manchester City 1-1 Celtic

Bayern Munich 1-0 Atletico Madrid

 

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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