Manchester City v Liverpool: What the numbers tell us


City's exit also leaves Leicester City as the only English club left in this season's Champions League.

"I came here to win the Champions League". But six minutes later Bakayoko rose imperiously to meet Thomas Lemar's curling free kick and restore the two-goal margin Monaco needed as the contest finished 6-6 on aggregate.

"I've been very fortunate to play in a lot of good teams, with a lot of good players", he told Sky Sports News.

Monaco hero Bakayoko will miss the first leg of the quarterfinal through suspension but was delighted to advance.

In fact, this game could be an absolute goalfest and I wouldn't even try to predict how it will go. We were particularly lacklustre and devoid of ideas that day, and were deservedly beaten. "But he was a long time injured and sometimes he arrived [played] but was injured again so I could risk him and to be safe and be so sure [he would last]". With the Premier League title realistically out of reach, City can now only win the FA Cup in Guardiola's debut season and they meet Arsenal in the semi-final at Wembley on April 23.

Midfield: Yaya Toure was dropped against Monaco and I don't think Guardiola will be inclined to recall the Ivory Coast worldwide after his agent sparked rumours the midfielder will leave the club this summer.

"Here I didn't think that, but it is a big disaster when you don't win as well". That is what anxious me the most. It was young star Kylian Mbappe with his 11th goal in as many matches, finishing at the front post just eight minutes in.

"I know better than him how it works so when the results happen, always we are going to take decisions but I always feel in the good moments and bad moments - especially in the bad moments - his [sympathetic] reaction".

Monaco levelled the tie with two goals in the first half-hour as manager Pep Guardiola's plan to attack failed.

"The manager was saying before that the more and more he plays the Champions League, it is about the set-pieces", Stones said.

City were dismissed from the tournament in the first knockout round by Monaco on Wednesday, losing the second leg 3-1 after winning their home tie 5-3. I expect more desire, to show more passion.

Eventually, Leroy Sane got what looked like a crucial away goal for City in the 71st minute, one that would have been enough to send Guardiola's team through.

Guardiola is being criticised, Schadenfreude and serious analysis being combined in a pincer movement.

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