Gabriel Jesus was happy with the 0-0 draw between Manchester City and Sporting. “We went out there to do our job, knowing we had the five-goal advantage. However, we came to play our football, to try to win the game. Unfortunately we did not win but we qualified”, remembers the Brazilian international who scored but … offside: “Sometimes we know we have the right body but the movement can be fatal . That’s what happened, I’ve already had goals disallowed for that… It’s getting better.
At the end, he left a call to… Bernardo Silva: “I have a lot of affection for Bernardo, I get on very well with him and I want him to be happy. Whether here or elsewhere. I just want his happiness… Of course, I want to play with him.
Fernandinho, captain of City in yesterday’s game, played his 100th game in the Champions League.
“I’m very proud, happy for the two teams I played for. It’s a big number, I thank my teammates,” said the midfielder. “I’m happy to play tonight. I hope you can add more and more minutes. To come up? God only knows,” he said.