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12:20  13 march  2019
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Late goals from Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling gave Manchester City a 3-2 win at Schalke . Sportsmail's JACK GAUGHAN runs the rule over Sergio Aguero had given City the lead in the 18th and the English champions were left with 10 men in the 68th minute when Nicolas Otamendi was sent

City took the lead after capitalising on a lapse in concentration from the Schalke defence. The controversy came with the first Schalke penalty, Daniel Caligiuri launched a shot on goal and the ball clearly hit Nicolas Otamendi on the arm. However, VAR was again asked and took well over two

Manchester City Player Ratings: Schalke (H) © Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Sport Manchester City v FC Schalke 04 - UEFA Champions League Round of 16: Second Leg

Wow, that was relentless! Manchester City blew away Schalke with seven goals without reply.

Schalke started the first half well and were defending with huge determination. However, Bernardo Silva won a penalty and Sergio Aguero converted with a cheeky chip.

After the first goal went in Man City found their mojo and Raheem Sterling played a wonderful disguised backheel for Aguero, who finished superbly through the keeper’s legs.

City soon had a third as Oleksandr Zinchenko played a delicious ball to Leroy Sane who finished the ball excellently.

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was delighted with his side's display as they thrashed Schalke 7-0 in the Champions League.

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Man City started the second half as they meant to go on as VAR decided it wanted to get involved and disallowed a Sane goal, but moments later overturned the offside to allow Raheem Sterling to add a fourth. However, VAR took too long once more.

The fifth goal was added by Silva with a clever finish off the post, the sixth was started with a quality Zinchenko ball to Sane, who played it to Phil Foden as he rounded the keeper for his first Champions League goal. Gabriel Jesus added the seventh late on.

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