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Manchester City & Monaco set Champions League record

6:04 AM GMT+8 22/02/2017
Sergio Aguero Manchester City
The two sides made European football history on Tuesday in their eight-goal thriller

Manchester City and Monaco took part in a Champions League match for the ages on Tuesday, and they made some history in the process. 

Citizens complete comeback in eight-goal thriller

City came back to defeat the Ligue 1 side 5-3 in their round-of-16 first leg at the Etihad Stadium, as Sergio Aguero scored a pair in the second half.

With eight strikes combined, the teams set a record for the most total goals in a Champions League knockout round first leg. 

The teams will be back at it in an encore performance on March 15 at the Stade Louis II in Monaco.