Edin Dzeko said Manchester City lack experience after their 3-2 defeat to Real Madrid despite leading with five minutes to go.Roberto Mancini's men took the lead in the second half as the marauding Yaya Toure fed Dzeko through on goal, with the Bosnian sliding the ball past Iker Casillas, but Marcelo soon equalised with a deflected effort.
Pablo Zabaleta has warned his Manchester City team-mates not to be fooled by Real Madrid's disappointing start to the season.Real have won one of their opening four La Liga fixtures and suffered defeats to Getafe and Sevilla.
Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira is eager for his side to return to winning ways with a victory over Manchester City.The La Liga holders have won only one of their opening four league games, and are already lagging behind leaders Barcelona by eight points.
Manchester City's Scott Sinclair says the lure of Champions League football was one of the main reasons behind his switch from Swansea.Sinclair made his debut for City in the club's 1-1 draw at Stoke City, but does not know if he will hang on to his place for the team's first Champions League group-stage match away at Spanish champions Real Madrid on Tuesday.
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has predicted Manchester City will win the Champions League in the near future.The two-time European Cup winner will guide his side against the Premier League champions in their opening Champions League match on Tuesday.
Sergio Aguero will travel to Spain for Manchester City’s Champions League meeting with Real Madrid, Roberto Mancini has confirmed.The Argentine has been sidelined with a knee injury since the Premier League champions' opening-day victory over Southampton, and was not risked for Saturday's 1-1 draw with Stoke.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says he will not seek advice from former Barcelona team-mates on how to beat Real Madrid.City and Real meet at the Santiago Bernabeu in the Champions League on Tuesday, with Jose Mourinho's Real side having endured a difficult start to their La Liga campaign.
Real Madrid host Manchester City as Group D of the UEFA Champions League kicks off in stunning style on Tuesday.The champions of Spain and England meet at the Santiago Bernabeu in the most-anticipated match of the group stages, with City desperate to improve on last season's showing in the competition.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini believes his club can be considered a European powerhouse like Real Madrid in a decade.City travel to the Santiago Bernabeu for their opening game in this year's Champions League group stage, with the Italian hopeful that his team can put on a good display in the Spanish capital after suffering a disappointing exit in the same round last season.
Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov is relishing the prospect of facing Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid in the Champions League.The Serbia international will come face-to-face with the star winger if Roberto Mancini selects him as part of his defence when the champions of England and Spain face each other on Tuesday.
|19-09||Dzeko, Toure upset by late goals|
|18-09||Zabaleta wary of Real revival|
|18-09||Khedira eyes ´perfect opportunity´ against City|
|18-09||Sinclair eager to grace European stage|
|17-09||Mourinho: City on path to European glory|
|17-09||Aguero a chance for Real clash|
|17-09||Toure not seeking tips for Real test|
|17-09||UEFA Champions League Group D preview: Real, City the star attraction|
|16-09||Mancini eager to emulate Real|
|13-09||Kolarov eager for Ronaldo test|