The TSG 1899 Hoffenheim has lost the second Champions League match their club history. The team of Julian Nagelsmann defeated in the 2nd match of the group stage Manchester City in front of home crowd with 1: 2 (1: 1) and thus has a point on the credit side.
Hoffenheim achieved a lightning start with the two young Austrians Stefan Posch and Florian Grillitsch (until 82nd). The Algerian Ishak Belfodil scored after just 44 seconds, but the reply from Pep Guardiola's team did not take long. Sergio Aguero made it 1-1 (8 ') thanks to Leroy Sane's early work, leaving Manchester clear of the game and late for victory. The 21-year-old Posch jumped the ball on fiver too far away, David Silva accepted the gift.
Data of the match TSG 1899 Hoffenheim against Manchester CityTore: 1: 0 Belfodil (1st), 1: 1 Agüero (8th), 1: 2 Silva (87.) Belfodil scored after just 44 seconds. This was the fastest goal against an English team since Stephan El Shaarawy scored against Chelsea in October 2017 (39 seconds). For the second time, Pep Guardiola conceded a goal against Hoffenheim in the 1st minute – the first time was with Bayern in August 2015.Agüero is only the second player after Ruud van Nistelrooy for ManUnited (2003), who scores in five CL away games in a row for an English team.Agüero has now also scored in the CL more goals against German teams than against any other nation (8) .The star of the match: David Silva (Manchester City) Incredible calm and clarity on the ball and almost faultless. Strong turn and great pass, which made the quick compensation possible in the first place. Speculated at the winning goal also on Poschs mistake and concluded dry. Won also over 75 percent of his duels.The flop of the game: Stefan Posch (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim) delivered a dedicated performance, but won only just over 20 percent of his direct duels and made the stock error, which shortly before the final goal for Manchester led.
The referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia) With a petty and obscure supervisor and coarse carvers. Why Skomina whistled after a Silva throw the freely approaching Sane sane, will remain his secret (28). Shortly thereafter Laporte had to show yellow after a tactical foul on Demirbay (35.). Walker was very fortunate that he did not leave the field for his hard climb against Kaderabek (66 '). The same was true for Baumann, who put Sane in the penalty area – Skomina, however, overlooked this clear penalty (73) The voices for the game TSG 1899 Hoffenheim – Manchester City Julian Nagelsmann (Hoffenheim coach): "In view of the situation with the many injured players I am It's bitter that you get a goal so late, it hurts, but overall we sold a lot. "