Atletico Madrid 0-0 Man City (Agg 0-1): Player ratings

Man City sealed their place in the Champions League quarter-finals after a nervy goalless draw at the Wanda Metropolitano was enough to secure a 1-0 aggregate win over Atletico Madrid.

The away team almost got off to a dream start when John Stones received a Kevin De Bruyne corner kick at the near post, but the England international could only head over the crossbar.

City were on the upswing, with Reinildo forced to block at the last moment from De Bruyne’s volley on the edge of the penalty area after Phil Foden’s shot had tantalizingly slotted into the Belgian’s pass.

Pep Guardiola’s team should have broken the tie in the 29th minute after a charming and sweeping move. Kyle Walker received a pass inside the box from Riyad Mahrez and when his backhand fell to Foden at the far post, the England international attacked Ilkay Gundogan. However, the German could only deflect his shot with his left foot just inside the post.

Atlético then created their first real chance of the night immediately after the restart. Antoine Griezmann was sent behind the City defense by a magnificent first pass from Koke and the Frenchman advanced towards goal, but Aymeric Laporte equalized step by step before deflecting the ball for a corner.

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