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Man City vs Dynamo Kiev - LIVE

  • Hello and welcome to live coverage of the Champions League last-16 second leg between Manchester City and Dinamo Kiev.

    Manuel Pellegrini's side hold a commanding 3-1 lead after the first leg and would have to suffer a terrible night at the Etihad to not make it into the quarter-final.

    Stick with up for all the build-up and team news ahead of tonight's 7.45pm kick-off.
    3/15/2016 5:21:43 PM
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  • And the City team is out! Sterling can only make the bench
    3/15/2016 6:33:45 PM


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  • That's two changes made by Manuel Pellegrini from Saturday's 0-0 draw at Norwich City - Yaya Toure and Pablo Zabaleta in for Wilfried Bony and Bacary Sagna
    3/15/2016 6:38:56 PM
  • Under 10 minutes to kick-off..
    3/15/2016 7:37:16 PM
  • And City get us under way. Can they finish the job? Kiev must score at least 3 goals...
    3/15/2016 7:46:41 PM
  • 2min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev Some nice build up from City, David Silva involved. Clichy then goes on a rampaging run forward, but his cross goes high, wide and out of play.
    3/15/2016 7:48:58 PM
  • 5min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: Vincent Kompany has pulled up injured yet again this season. It looks like he has pulled his hamstring while stretching for the ball. Despair etched across his face as he hobbles off the field to be replaced by Eliaquim Mangala.
    3/15/2016 7:53:22 PM



  • 3/15/2016 7:55:01 PM
  • 10 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: Silva looks to play in team-mate Aguero, but his pass is deflected away for a corner. Silva takes the corner but it comes to nothing. All City so far, but how much will losing their captain be on their minds?
    3/15/2016 7:59:40 PM
  • 14 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: City's next match is hosting rivals Manchester United on Sunday, a game looking very much like not involving Kompany. Big loss.
    3/15/2016 8:01:04 PM
  • 16 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: Another injury. Now Otamendi is down after clashing with an opponent but he's back on the pitch, despite limping.
    3/15/2016 8:03:37 PM
  • 18 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: Sublime diagonal ball from Toure, he finds Zabaleta who heads the ball across goal, but it is cleared by Kiev. City dominant.
    3/15/2016 8:04:54 PM
  • 24 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: Otamendi has gone down again. He has not recovered from that earlier clash. That's now both of their centre-backs off injured. Martin Demichelis comes on to replace his fellow Argentine.
    3/15/2016 8:09:52 PM
  • From The Independent's chief football correspondent at the Etihad
    3/15/2016 8:13:31 PM
  • 30 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: No real chances for either side so far. This is resembling a park kickaround with every passing minute for City.
    3/15/2016 8:18:25 PM
  • 33 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: The best thing Kiev have done all game - the ball is crossed in the box, Garmash gets a head at goal but Hart punches away. Finally a bit of fight showed by Kiev.
    3/15/2016 8:21:13 PM
  • 39 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: What a run there by Toure, charging past three players with ease. His pass finds Clichy, but the move breaks down.
    3/15/2016 8:25:41 PM
  • 42 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: Now it's Jesus Navas's time to flatter to deceive for City. He runs forward but just when it looked like he could try a cross or shot at the edge of the box, he instead plays a pass in the direction of Zabaleta, which harmlessly runs out of play. Too comfortable this for City, but to be fair to them they are 3-1 up.
    3/15/2016 8:30:18 PM
  • HT: A half of pain there for City, despite their dominance and having more than one foot in the quarter-finals. Big injury concerns for both of their first-choice centre-backs, who were forced off the field and who could both be out for the crucial Manchester derby on Sunday, and maybe beyond in the case of captain Vincent Kompany. What frustrating season he has had,
    3/15/2016 8:34:20 PM
  • 46 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: And the teams have kicked off for the second half. Kiev made a substitution at the break - Gonzalez on for Teodorczyk. Lets hope it's an attacking one.
    3/15/2016 8:51:27 PM
  • 48 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: Another Toure foray forward sees City get a chance. This time from a rather high back pass, which the goalkeeper Shovkovskiy does every well to save with his chest. He probably could of got away with picking it up, but why make life easy for yourself?
    3/15/2016 8:58:15 PM
  • 57 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: That man Toure again. He fizzes a 30-yard free-kick at goal, but his effort misses the target. 
    3/15/2016 9:03:26 PM
  • 59 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: Incisive ball from Silva finds Aguero, he takes a touch but hits his shot across the goal. Good chance missed there.
    3/15/2016 9:04:14 PM
  • 62 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: POST! Toure finds Navas on the edge of the box, and the Spaniard slices his effort across goal but it hits the inside of the post. City gettting closer and closer. Best chance of the game.
    3/15/2016 9:07:16 PM
  • 65 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: Now it is Kiev's time to have a chance. Yarmolenko (remember him?) takes a shot from distance but it is easily held by the underused Hart.
    3/15/2016 9:12:16 PM
  • 72 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: A cutting move from City, Navas's low cross finds Toure on the edge of the box but his placed effort is straight at goalkeeper Shovkovskiy. Tame.
    3/15/2016 9:17:55 PM
  • 77 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: A quality piece of skill there from Aguero. His Cruyff-turn sees him take the ball past not one, but two Kiev defenders. He then lets himself down with an over-weighted pass to Silva.
    3/15/2016 9:23:38 PM
  • 79 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: Silva will play no more part of the game, he's just been replaced by Sterling. Save him for Sunday, manager Pellegrini will be thinking.
    3/15/2016 9:24:26 PM

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  • 85 min: Man City 0-0 Dynamo Kiev: All too comfortable for City, but that's a credit to them and Pellegrini's tactics. They will be in Friday's draw, when they will be tasked with far stronger opposition.
    3/15/2016 9:31:08 PM
  • FT: And with the last kick of the game, Hart is forced to make a point-blank save. For the most part an easy night's work for City, but the result has come at a cost - with Kompany and Otamendi forced off injured. 
    3/15/2016 9:40:12 PM
  • When is the Champions League quarter-final draw?

    The IndependentWe now know at least one English team will be in it...
    3/15/2016 9:45:27 PM
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  • And we go to penalties between Atletico Madrid and PSV. Follow the latest here
    3/15/2016 10:15:46 PM
  • This is the first time a Champions League tie has gone to penalties without a goal in either leg
    3/15/2016 10:16:30 PM
  • Van Ginkel steps up fopr PSV ..he scores
    3/15/2016 10:19:19 PM
  • Griezmann is now up for Atleti...he puts it away! 1-1
    3/15/2016 10:20:08 PM
  • Guardado makes no mistake for PSV! 1-2
    3/15/2016 10:21:00 PM
  • Gabi scores for Atleti! 2-2
    3/15/2016 10:21:29 PM
  • Propper penalty there, as Propper smashes it into the bottom corner. 2-3
    3/15/2016 10:21:59 PM
  • Atleti's Koke puts the 'keeper the wrong way. 3-3
    3/15/2016 10:22:27 PM
  • Bruma powers it in for PSV! 3-4

    3/15/2016 10:23:31 PM
  • What a shoot-out!
    3/15/2016 10:23:49 PM
  • Niguez scores for Atleti. No misses yet!
    3/15/2016 10:24:11 PM
  • Moreno rolls it down the middle. 4-5
    3/15/2016 10:24:46 PM
  • Pressure all on Torres
    3/15/2016 10:24:52 PM
  • But Torres puts it away with ease. Pressure? What pressure. 5-5. We go to sudden death...
    3/15/2016 10:25:18 PM
  • The dyed blonde figure of Lestienne steps up for PSV...he scores
    3/15/2016 10:26:11 PM
  • Gimenez take the spot kick for Atleti. He puts the 'keeper the wrong way. 6-6
    3/15/2016 10:27:07 PM
  • Arias scores for PSV. The 'keeper does not move. 6-7
    3/15/2016 10:27:38 PM
  • Former Chelsea man Filipe Luis scores for Atleti. 7-7
    3/15/2016 10:28:00 PM
  • Narsingh misses for PSV!!!
    3/15/2016 10:28:26 PM
  • Juanfran steps up for Atleti...if he scores they are through
    3/15/2016 10:28:49 PM
  • Juanfran scores! Atleti win 8-7 in an enthralling spot-kick
    3/15/2016 10:29:29 PM
  • What a shoot-out that was! Atleti join City in Friday's draw. 
    3/15/2016 10:30:52 PM
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