09/17/2021 at 09:00 CEST
Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City beat Leipzig (6-3) in the opening of the 2021/22 edition of the Champions League and has a total of 50 victories in 91 games: it is the second fastest team to reach this figure after Real Madrid (88). The runner-up started on the right foot and is one of the great contenders for the title alongside PSG and Chelsea.
The British, who they let slip the first title of the season when they fell to Leicester in the Community Shield, they achieved three very important points after the PSG draw in the Bruges fiefdom, which leaves them as solo leaders. Aké, Mahrez, Grealish, Cancelo, Gabriel Jesús and Mukiele (pp.) Were the authors of the six goals of Manchester City.
The team skyblue it is also the fourth team that has won the Champions League the most times without having won the title. Only Arsenal (83), PSG (66) and Olympique Lyon (58) are the other three clubs that complete the list. Also appearing among the main Valencia (48), Atlético de Madrid (48), Olympiacos (40), Benfica (37), Roma (36) and Bayer Leverkusen (36).
Back to the grand finale, the goal
City are one of the big favorites for the title this season 2021/22. As current champion of the Premier and European runner-up, the forecasts place them on the podium alongside PSG, which has strengthened in a big way in this summer market, and Chelsea, which last season defeated Pep Guardiola’s team in the final and won their second title.
The citizens They have been reinforced with Jack Grealish, one of the main game generators in the Premier League, and they are one of the teams with the most resources to fight for the trophy at the end of the season.to. Being in the final and winning the first Champions League in the club’s history are the main objectives of the season.