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Eight UEFA Champions League games kick off at 7.45pm

* Yehven Konoplyanka hit the post for Sevilla with a deceiving free-kick

* Konoplyanka put the visitors ahead with a close-range finish on 30 minutes
* Manchester City equalised six minutes later through an Adil Rami own goal

* PSG’s encounter with Real Madrid remains goalless with minutes left
* Manchester City host Sevilla at the Etihad Stadium in Champions League

* Group D victory would leave City in a strong position at halfway stage

* Paris Saint-Germain host Real Madrid in one of seven other games

Sevilla substitution – Coke off, Mariano Ferreira

84 mins: The visitors make their third and final change of the night as captain Coke is replaced by Mariano Ferreira.

We’re into the final 10 minutes of the match…

Will we see a late winner at the Etihad tonight?

Sevilla subsitution – Konoplyanka off, Steven N’Zonzi on

78 mins: Former Blackburn and Stoke midfielder Steven N’Zonzi has come in place of the livewire Konoplyanka.

City substitution – Bony off, Fernando on

77 mins: The hosts make their second change of the match as Bony is replaced by holding midfielder Fernando.

A very defensive change from Pellegrini with De Bruyne moving up front with Sterling, Toure and Navas just behind him.

Is the City boss holding on for a point?
Konoplyanka (right) vies with City substitute Fernando in the latter stages of the second half

GOAL! ATLETICO MADRID 3-0 Astana – Oliver Torres (63 mins)

GOAL! WOLFSBURG 2-0 Psv – Max Kruse (57 mins)

Sevilla booking – Kevin Gameiro

70 mins: The Sevilla No 9 sees yellow for a deliberate handball as he tries his luck at goal.

69 mins: The level of noise around the Etihad is growing… can the home supporters inspire their side to victory?
City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne (right) is tackled by Vitolo

Sevilla substitution – Ever Banega off, Michael Krohn-Dehli on

66 mins: Sevilla make their first change of the night as Ever Banega is replaced by Michael Krohn-Dehli.

An attacking move by the visitors.

City chance – Yaya Toure

64 mins: The resulting free-kick is cleared by Sevilla but the ball falls to Toure after a few phases of play. Unopposed the midfielder tries his luck from distance but curls an effort very high over the crossbar.

Sevilla booking – Vicente Iborra

62 mins: Vicente Iborra sees yellow for a crude foul on the flying Jesus Navas.
Sevilla midfielder Vicente Iborra receives a yellow card

Manchester City substitution – Pablo Zabaleta off, Aleksander Kolarov on

60 mins: Pablo Zabaleta’s evening is over as Aleksander Kolarov comes on as his replacement.

The move sees Bacary Sagna move to his natural right-back slot with Kolarov coming in at left back.


59 mins: Sevilla are playing through City’s midfield with relative ease at the moment and it seems like only a matter of time before they’ll make the English side pay again.

Pellegrini barks out some instructions to his side during Wednesday’s clash against Sevilla

Sevilla chance – Kevin Gameiro

55 mins: Sevilla should be ahead again and they couldn’t have wanted the chance to fallen to a better man in Kevin Gameiro. Sadly though the France international’s free header goes over the bar from six-yards out.

A fantastic chance gone begging for the visitors.

GOAL! WOLFSBURG 1-0 Psv – Das Bost (47 mins)

Sevilla injury – Yevhen Konoplyanka

50 mins: Sevilla have an injury worry as goalscorer Konoplyanka lays stricken on the floor following the smallest of contacts with Jesus Navas. He’s gone down holding his knee but appears to be able to run it off after some treatment from the medical team.
Konoplyanka (right) hobbles off the field for some treatment but eventually comes back on

Manchester City booking – Wilfried Bony

47 mins: We have our first booking of the match as Bony sees yellow for the slightest contact with Grzegorz Krychowiak.

We’re back underway at the Etihad

Sevilla get the second hald underway. Will the latter 45 minutes be as open as the first?

Elsewhere in Europe….

The half-time results in the Champions League are as follows…

Group A: Malmo 1-0 Shakhtar Donetsk, PSG 0-0 Real Madrid

Group B: CSKA Moscow 1-0 Manchester United, Wolfsburg 0-0 PSV

Group C: Atletico Madrid 2-0 Astana, Galatasaray 2-1 Benfica

Group D: Juventus 0-0 Borussia Monchengladbach


HT: City 1-1 @sevillafc at the break. #mcfc level-up after falling behind on 30 minutes. What’s your #cityview?
— Manchester City FC (@MCFC) October 21, 2015

HALF-TIME: Manchester City 1-1 Sevilla

The referee brings an end to a breathless first half here as both sides go into the break level. Pellegrini will be relieved as his naive 4-4-2 formation has been exposed time and time again by the Sevilla attack. As it stands though they go into the break level.

GOAL! GALATASARAY 2-1 Benfica – Lukas Podolski (33 mins)

GOAL! ATLETICO MADRID 2-0 Astana – Jackson Martinez (29 mins)


40 mins: This is game is ridiculously open at the moment – providing great entertainment for the neutrals but a nightmare for the managers. End-to-end doesn’t do it justice.

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