Top Five Greatest Comebacks By Manchester City

By Shyam
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This article will tell you about the five best comebacks ever made by Manchester City

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Manchester City have had some of the most memorable comebacks in football history. From their dramatic Premier League title win in 2012 to their incredible Champions League victory in 2019, the Citizens have shown time and again that they are capable of producing remarkable comebacks when it matters most.

Five Greatest Comebacks

Manchester City 3-2 Queens Park Rangers (2012)

One of the greatest comebacks in Premier League history came on the final day of the 2011-2012 season when Manchester City faced Queens Park Rangers. Manchester United were leading the table by three points and City had to win to secure their first title in 44 years. However, QPR had other plans and went 2-1 up in the second half.

Manchester City 3-2 Queens Park Rangers (2012)
Manchester City 3-2 Queens Park Rangers (2012)

With just a few minutes left, City’s hopes looked doomed until Edin Dzeko equalized in the 92nd minute. Then, in injury time, Sergio Aguero scored one of the most famous goals in Premier League history to win the title for City.

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Manchester City 4-3 Tottenham Hotspur (2004)

In a thrilling FA Cup fourth-round replay in 2004, Manchester City came from 3-0 down to beat Tottenham Hotspur 4-3. Led by a hat-trick from City legend Shaun Goater, City mounted a stunning comeback to advance to the next round of the cup.

Manchester City 4-3 Tottenham Hotspur (2004)
Manchester City 4-3 Tottenham Hotspur (2004)

Manchester City 5-3 AS Monaco (2017)

In the round of 16 of the Champions League in 2017, Manchester City faced AS Monaco in a thrilling encounter. City went 2-0 down early on, but mounted a stunning comeback to eventually win the game 5-3. Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling, and Leroy Sane were all on the scoresheet as City produced a stunning performance.

Manchester City 5-3 AS Monaco (2017)
Manchester City 5-3 AS Monaco (2017)

Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United (2004)

In the Manchester derby in 2004, City produced a memorable comeback to beat their bitter rivals 4-1. United had taken the lead early on, but City fought back with goals from Antoine Sibierski, Robbie Fowler, Shaun Wright-Phillips, and Jon Macken to seal a famous victory.

Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United (2004)
Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United (2004)

Manchester City 3-2 Schalke 04 (2019)

In the round of 16 of the Champions League in 2019, Manchester City faced Schalke 04 in a tricky tie. City were trailing 2-1 after the first leg, but produced a stirring comeback in the second leg to win 3-2. Raheem Sterling scored a dramatic winner in the dying moments of the game to send City through to the quarter-finals.

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In conclusion, Manchester City has produced many memorable comebacks over the years. These five stand out as some of the greatest in the club’s history, and will be remembered by City fans for years to come.

Also Read: Top Five Greatest Comebacks By Bayern Munich

By Shyam
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Shyam Sharma who joined SPORTS BIG NEWS in 2021. Focuses on soccer – chiefly the Premier League, LaLiga, UEFA Champions League, Liga MX and MLS. On occasion, also covers American sports, general news and entertainment. Fascinated by the language of sport – particularly the under-appreciated art of translating cliché-speak.