Man City player ratings vs Olympiakos: Ferran Torres nets again ahead of Liverpool clash

Manchester City defeated Olympiakos 3-0 thanks to strikes from Ferran Torres, Gabriel Jesus and Joao Cancelo on Tuesday night. Torres’ third goal in as many European appearances and efforts from substitutes Jesus, his first back after injury, and Cancelo sent Pep Guardiola’s side into Sunday’s crunch Premier League clash with Liverpool in winning form. But there were some disappointing displays against their Greek opponents. Express Sport rates and slates City following their Etihad victory.

Manchester City player ratings vs Olympiakos – Champions League

Ederson – 6

Underemployed for much of the night as opposition struggled to find shots to test him.

Kyle Walker – 7

Continued fine current form with some surging runs, arguably City’s best player in first half.

John Stones – 6

Comfortable both in defence and with some rushing yards forward but clearly down the pecking order.

Nathan Ake – 6

Not always accurate with his distribution and but solid enough defensively.

Oleksandr Zinchenko – 6

Some nice link up play with Foden and Sterling on left flank. Can ping a pass with the best of them.

Ilkay Gundogan – 5

Dropped deep in possession but his distribution a source of some annoyance for his manager.

Kevin De Bruyne – 7

Played in Torres for opener and set up Jesus’ strike. At the heart of things if not always quite at his fluent best.

Phil Foden – 5

Flashed one over early and weak shot early in the second half. Increasinlgy sloppy, played in Valbuena.

Riyahd Mahrez – 5

Plenty of the ball but minimal impact, no surprise he was hooked on the hour mark. Disappointing.

Ferran Torres – 8

Took a third goal in three Champions League games with neat strike, ended back on right wing.

Raheem Sterling – 6

Back at home on the left gave Rafinha a torrid time but drifted out of the game. End product lacking.

Substitutes

Gabriel Jesus – 7

Returned to the team for the first time since Wolves and got on the scoresheet.

Rodri – 6

Did his job diligently in midfield.

Joao Cancelo – 7

Only came on late but found the net.

Bernardo Silva – N/A

Only came on late.

Felix Nmecha – N/A

Only came on late.

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