Feyenoord have painful start to first Champions League in 15 years

Feyenoord have painful start to first Champions League in 15 years

"They are one of the top teams in the world".

Stones got off the mark in 2017-18 and told BT Sport he has been making a concerted effort to become more of a threat at set-pieces, having netted against Real Madrid and Tottenham during pre-season.

Flexibility is key for City and over their first four Premier League fixtures, the visitors have switched between 3-5-2 and a 4-3-3 system.

The Premier League side had been cruising after overcoming the shock of Wissam Ben Yedder's fifth-minute goal to lead 2-1 at halftime.

"I have tried to be more consistent since I came here and have had ups and downs, but last year and the start this year has been constantly very good for me".

Man City, up against Dutch champions Feyenoord, scored after just 90 seconds into the game thanks to a John Stones header.

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The Spaniard, legendary pass-master of possession-loving Barcelona, holds the record for the best passing performance in a Champions League match. Of course, Feyenoord will play at home, given the long absence of participation in the Champions League, you can expect a full house and full support of native fans.

The England worldwide headed home two goals, including the opener after two minutes, as the Citizens thrashed Feyenoord 4-0 in the opening round of Group F fixtures. "But the only thing is the other players lived that situation many times in the past".

The Dutch champions, who beat Manchester United here in the Europa League last season, had come into this clash high on confidence. It was the Argentine's 50th goal in European competition.

De Bruyne has been operating in a more deeper midfield role this season following the arrival of Bernardo Silva from Monaco.

Manchester City going without their captain Vincent Kompany, who suffering from the calf even after missing the Liverpool on Saturday.

"Last season we were not able to win one away game in the Champions League, and if you want to take a step forward then we need to be important both at home and away", he said.

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