Despite defeat by Barcelona, Manchester Mayor Manuel Pellegrini said his side would take confidence from other second-half reaction in Cheap Fut 15 Coins the return leg of their UEFA Champions League last 16 tie.
Economic crisis-half brace from Luis Suarez helped Barcelona to some 2-1 win in Tuesday’s first leg for the Etihad Stadium, but Sergio Aguero’s 69th-minute goal plus a stoppage-time penalty blunder by Lionel Messi gave City hope.
City lost Gael Clichy to some red card – echoing the dismissals of Martin Demichelis and Pablo Zabaleta during last season’s 4-1 aggregate loss to Barcelona for the same stage from the competition – but Pellegrini expressed belief that they can would turn the tie around at Camp Nou the following month.
“In terms we will need to play, I do believe we could get it done,” he explained. “We demonstrated in the lover we will not be a worse team than Barcelona. It is extremely important not to ever continue making the identical mistakes. You simply can’t employ a player sent off in each and every game against Barcelona.”
Messi won Barcelona’s late penalty after he was felled by Argentina team-mate Zabaleta, but his spot-kick was parried by City goalkeeper Joe Hart and the man headed the rebound wide in the left-hand post.
Given the extent of these first-half Fifa 15 Coins domination, when an attacking City team spent much of the time chasing shadows, a 3-1 win may not have flattered the visitors.