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Foden scores last-minute winner to give Man City quarter-final lead

The German outfit looked to have earned a draw when Marcos Reus slotted a crucial away goal six minutes from time, but Foden, who had twice tested Dortmund keeper Marwin Hitz in the second half of a controversial encounter, hit back from close range as the clock ran down to secure a 2-1 win.

Having taken the lead through Kevin De Bruyne, City now have the edge heading into next week’s second leg in Germany.

But, having failed at the last-eight stage in the last three seasons, Pep Guardiola’s side will be well aware they still have work to do.

Dortmund will also leave Manchester with reason to feel aggrieved after having a Jude Bellingham goal controversially disallowed before half-time.

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The visitors had come into the game amid an indifferent run of form and struggling to keep their hopes of Champions League qualification via the Bundesliga alive.

Yet even though their former City academy star Jadon Sancho was sat at home injured, they played with a determination not to allow the remainder of their season under interim manager Edin Terzic to drift away.

They played plenty of composed football and, although City kept the dangerous Erling Haaland relatively quiet, England international Bellingham was a constant threat.

Bellingham had the first serious opportunity of the night when he created space in the area but Ederson pushed away his left-foot strike.


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