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Dinamo Zagreb 1 – 4 Manchester City

Dinamo Zagreb 1 - 4 Manchester City

Gabriel Jesus scored a superb hat-trick as Manchester City came from behind to win their final Champions League Group C game at Dinamo Zagreb.

City, who had already qualified, finish top of Group C, with Atalanta qualifying in second after their 3-0 win at Shakhtar Donetsk.

Dani Olmo had opened the scoring for the hosts, with a sparkling volley from Damian Kadzior’s right-wing cross which found the top corner.

But City, who dominated possession throughout, levelled before the break with Jesus heading a Riyad Mahrez cross into the top left corner.

Jesus then put City ahead early in the second half, placing an effort into the bottom right corner after a one-two with Phil Foden and some neat footwork.

Brazil forward tapped Benjamin Mendy’s cross into an unguarded Dinamo goal four minutes later but he was then substituted.

Foden rounded off a fine evening’s work for the visitors, prodding in Bernardo Silva’s cross, to give the score an emphatic feel.

Pep Guardiola’s side advance to the knockout stages unbeaten in the competition this term and will be one of the seeds in Monday’s last-16 draw.

Dinamo’s defeat, coupled with Atalanta’s victory, sees the Croatian champions finish bottom of the group to miss out on a place in the Europa League.

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Source – BBC