Champions League: Falcao shines as Monaco lose to Man City

Champions League: Falcao shines as Monaco lose to Man City

The Champions League did not disappoint as Man City and Monaco played a 5 - 3 scoreline while Atletico Madrid defeated Bayer Leverkusen right there in their backyard.

The scoring in the Man City vs Monaco game came from Raheem Sterling who poked home Leroy Sane's cross.

Champions League: Falcao shines as Monaco lose to Man City

Sterling pokes home the opener

Radamel Falcao would however equalize with a diving header from Fabinho's cross. Kylian Mbappe would but the French side ahead with a tidy finish after beating the offside trap.

Champions League: Falcao shines as Monaco lose to Man City

Falcao scored the equalizer via a diving header

The Colombian missed a penalty in the second half and City capitalised through Aguero whose shot was fumbled by Subasic.

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Falcao would respond with a wonderful solo goal as he dribbled John Stones and left him flat footed then lobbed Willy Caballero.

City would equalize through before John Stones and Leroy Sane scored late goals to hand the win to City.

Champions League: Falcao shines as Monaco lose to Man City

Leroy Sane in action

In the Atletico vs Leverkusen game played in Germany, the Spanish team took the lead through Saul Niguez who scored a curling effort from the right.

Griezman made it two later on with a shot which got over the line from the underside of the bar.

Champions League: Falcao shines as Monaco lose to Man City

Griezmann scores his goal

Leverkusen pulled one back through Karim Bellarabi just after half time. Kevin Gamiero increased the lead once again via a penalty but an own goal from Savic set up a tense final 15 minutes.

Substitute Fernando Torres however increased the lead once again in the 87th minute and but a tie out of reach for the German side.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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