Who were Manchester City’s group stage opponents in the Champions League?
Their group stage opponents were Bayern Munich, Villarreal and Napoli. City’s first group match was at home to Napoli. The Italians took the lead in the second half following a counter-attacking move, but five minutes later Aleksandar Kolarov scored from a free-kick to equalise, and the match finished 1–1.
What was the result of the match between FC Midtjylland and Manchester City?
^ "FC Midtjylland 0 Manchester City 1 (after extra-time, Man City win 4–2 on penalties): A lucky escape for Hughes’ men". Independent. 28 August 2008. Archived from the original on 4 December 2008. Retrieved 5 June 2012. ^ James, The Big Book of City, pp. 269–70.
What is the Manchester City club record for European Cup quarter-final wins?
The home leg produced a 5–0 win, a club record for European competition that stood until 2019. The first leg of the quarter-final, at Académica de Coimbra, took place three days before Manchester City were due to play in the League Cup final.
What happened in the Champions League quarter-final between Manchester City and Hamburg?
The away leg was played first, and started exceptionally well for Manchester City, as Stephen Ireland scored after just 35 seconds. However, Hamburg soon equalised, and won the match 3–1. A difficult task in the home leg soon became even harder, when Hamburg scored an away goal early in the match.