Aguero becomes Manchester City's all-time leading scorer

Marcus Rashford- 16 appearances 7 goals

Manchester City edged past Napoli in what was one of the best games of the Champions League season so far.

The Argentina striker's goal in Wednesday's Champions League game at Napoli took him to 178 in City colours, moving him past Eric Brook at the top of the standings.

Headed goals from City's unlikely central defensive strike force of Nicolas Otamendi and John Stones either side of halftime had seen Pep Guardiola's side overturn a 21st-minute lead deservedly given to the Serie A leaders by Lorenzo Insigne.

Three minutes after the restart Man City were ahead as Otamendi's fellow centre-back, Stones, got his goal after he smashed in a header off the bar from 12-yards out, from a Leroy Sane corner.

Five minutes later City almost took the lead when John Stones met a cross with a strong header, but he saw his effort come back off the crossbar.




Napoli flagged from that point and, after substitute Bernardo Silva wasted a pair of good openings, Raheem Sterling gleefully added a fourth. Insigne sped down the inside left flank, passing to Mertens who, with his back to goal, flicked the ball delightfully back to his onrushing teammate who then calmly curled the ball into the back of the next.

City celebrate scoring against Napoli.

The hosts nearly spectacularly levelled in the 55th minute - Marek Hamsik denied his own moment of history when a thundering drive that would have levelled Diego Maradona's all-time Napoli scoring record cannoned back off the bar.

The Italian outfit did equalise just past the hour, however, when Jorginho scored from the penalty spot after Albiol had been brought to the ground by Sane inside the penalty box.

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