sport news Manchester City's Champions League thrashing of FC Copenhagen came without ... trends now

sport news Manchester City's Champions League thrashing of FC Copenhagen came without ... trends now
sport news Manchester City's Champions League thrashing of FC Copenhagen came without ... trends now

sport news Manchester City's Champions League thrashing of FC Copenhagen came without ... trends now

JACK GAUGHAN: Manchester City thrashed FC Copenhagen without side getting out of first gear - games like this are huge for young players but offer nothing to the congested calendar Manchester City eased past FC Copenhagen 5-0 in their Champions League tie  Pep Guardiola's side thrashed the Danish opponents at the Etihad on Wednesday An incident just two seconds in proved why the group stage can be so torturous 

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By the time Erling Haaland had inevitably helped himself for the first time, in the seventh minute, FC Copenhagen had touched the football on 20 occasions.

Half of those were inside their own penalty box. One of them, two seconds into something never resembling a contest, proved why the group stage can be something of a torturous exercise.

Davit Khocholava received possession from the kick off. He might have looked to give it a full back, keep the thing for a bit. He might have done – but didn't.

By the time Erling Haaland had inevitably helped himself for the first time, in the seventh minute, FC Copenhagen had touched the football on 20 occasions - half inside their own box

By the time Erling Haaland had inevitably helped himself for the first time, in the seventh minute, FC Copenhagen had touched the football on 20 occasions - half inside their own box

Manchester City thrashed their Danish opponents 5-0 at the Etihad on Wednesday evening

Manchester City thrashed their Danish opponents 5-0 at the Etihad on Wednesday evening

Khocholava, a Georgia international, launched one 70 yards straight into the arms of Ederson.

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