Sergio Aguero chipped in a goal in second half stoppage time and Manchester City overcame a slow start to beat Villarreal, 2-1 in Tuesday's UEFA Champions League match at Etihad Stadium.
Manchester City continued its strong campaign this season with another win over Villarreal in the UEFA Champions League.
Villarreal drew first blood after Cani received a nifty pass from striker Giuseppe Rossi and tapped the ball into the goal for a 1-0 lead four minutes into the match.
Villarreal seemed to be in control but misfortune struck just before halftime when Marchena kicked the ball into his own goal in the 43rd minute mark.
With the game tied up, both teams tightened their defense and made it a rough contest in the final 45 minutes of the game.
Manchester City and Villarreal had several chances to break the deadlock, but they just could not convert their opportunities into goal.
Then, Aguero came off the bench for Nigel De Jong and delivered the game winner three-minutes into the stoppage time.
Aguero's goal gave Manchester City its first win in Group A and more importantly launched it as a must-watch team in the ongoing tournament.
Manchester City (7-1-0) is also having a successful season in the English Premier League, surpassing intra-city rival Manchester United (6-2-0) for the top spot of the ladder.
Meanwhile, Spanish La Liga powerhouse Real Madrid pulled off a dominant performance in their UEFA Champions League group D match Tuesday, pummeling down Lyon 4-0 at Santiago Bernabéu.
Karim Benzema, Sami Khedira, and Sergio Ramos chipped in a goal each and Hugo Lloris committed an own goal in Real Madrid's overwhelming victory.
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