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Man City beats CSKA 2-1 in Champions League

Manchester City beats CSKA Moscow 2-1 in Champions League by Sergio Aguero's first-half goals

Man City beats CSKA 2-1 in Champions League

MOSCOW (AP) -- Sergio Aguero scored twice in the first half as Manchester City secured a 2-1 victory over CSKA Moscow in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Zoran Tosic put CSKA ahead in the 32nd minute after lobbing goalkeeper Joe Hart following a pass from Keisuke Honda, but the visitors were quick to equalize two minutes later. David Silva surged into the box before crossing for Aguero who guided the ball past Igor Akinfeev.

Aguero put the visitors ahead, heading in Jesus Navas' cross in the box in the 42nd minute.

The victory put Manchester City temporarily level on six points with leader Bayern Munich at the top of Group D's standings. CSKA remained third with three points. Bayern host Viktoria Plzen later on Wednesday.

Updated : 2021-06-21 12:59 GMT+08:00