In Pictures: Manchester City taste defeat on group stage’s final day

In Pictures: Manchester City taste defeat on group stage’s final day [GALLERY]


The Daily Football Show selects 15 of the best images snapped on the final day of Champions League group stage fixtures for 2017-18.

Few would have expected things to begin with Manchester City’s first loss of the season across all competitions against Shakhtar Donetsk. Pep Guardiola’s side had been rampant up until their trip to Ukraine, where two first half goals left the Sky Blues players shocked. A converted penalty from Sergio Aguero proved little consolation.

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Fellow Premier League side Liverpool had a completely opposite outing themselves, putting Spartak Moscow to the sword in a 7-0 demolition at Anfield. Philippe Coutinho recorded a hat-trick and Sadio Mane hit the net twice, along with goals for Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino.

Dutch side Feyenoord were able to come from behind to beat Napoli 2-1, despite playing most of the second half with 10 men after Tonny Vilhena was shown a red card.

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With their progression guaranteed, Tottenham comfortably defeated Apoel Nicosia 3-0 at home, while a late Lucas Vasquez goal saw Real Madrid emerge victors in a 3-2 thriller against Borussia Dortmund.

Here are some of the best pics to come from Thursday’s action: