Manchester City’s winning run ends as makeshift side fall to Shakhtar

Manchester City lost for the first time in 227 days and so failed to become the first English side to be victorious in all six Champions League group matches. Pep Guardiola’s side were poor in the opening 45 minutes, then rallied after the break.

Sergio Agüero scored a late penalty after Gabriel Jesus was felled but this was a consolation only. As an arch-winner, Guardiola will hate losing but having chosen a weakened XI the manager can be phlegmatic as preparation for Sunday’s 175th Manchester derby now begins.

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