Manchester City hosted German club RB Leipzig at the Etihad Stadium on the opening Matchday of the 20211/22 UEFA Champions League season. Man City came out 6-3 winners in a game that had almost everything. Christopher Nkunku scored a hattrick for the visitors, while City had five different goal scorers, Nathan Ake, Mahrez, Grealish, Cancelo and substitute Jesus, with one own goal. It was an entertaining and positive start for Pep Guardiola’s side in this years UCL campaign.
We’ve broken down all the key stats for you to digest, including;
* shot maps
* xT (expected threat)
* pass networks
* xG timelines
* defensive duels
* average positions and much more!
We also try to answer some questions for you with the visuals;
Which Man City player attempted the most number of passes? Which Leipzig player had the most xG creation?
To navigate the stats gallery simply click on the numbers to move through the pages.