Jardim insists Monaco will not change style for Manchester City clash

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"They always arrived with six or seven players and I haven't seen a team attack with so many good players for a long time".

Rio Ferdinand, who now works a BT Sport pundit, believes the Ivorian has adapted his game to suit Guardiola's style after initially being frozen out by the former FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss. David Silva and Aguero then combined brilliantly to set up the fifth for Leroy Sane. A penalty was awarded, but Caballero made amends for his earlier error by guessing the right way and smothering Falcao's low, weak attempt. "But we've got 90 minutes to go, playing at home, so it's far from over". Those watching at home will also look back on the game in the same way we talk about the Newcastle/Liverpool classics.

Top-scorers in Europe, Monaco have been blessed with the resurgence of striker Radamel Falcao.

The ex-Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss urged his players to grasp a "beautiful" occasion, acknowledging City's vast riches can not buy the familiarity and ease with major European nights that were second nature to his previous employers. We have to score goals in Monaco but it was a good result.

Monaco's performance confirmed their status as Europe's most prolific attacking team and gave Jardim hope they can turn the tie around in three weeks' time. "If we don't score a goal in Monaco we will be eliminated". Both goals came after highly questionable defending on City's part, and the center back pairing of Nicolas Otamendi and John Stones had a very poor outing.

Yaya Toure said that Manchester City feel that the Champions League is opening up, as they aim for a place in the quarter-finals of the competition. The full-backs play like wingers and the wingers play like attacking midfielders.

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He added that he was "really impressed" by the French side.

Caballero, who dived to his left to save Falcao's weak spot-kick, said: "Unbelievable".

"What he wants, above everything, from all the players is that we push a little more".

With Barcelona losing 4-0 at Paris Saint Germain last week there is a feeling that the competition is more open than ever before for a new victor such as City. Jardim's team has momentum, confidence, skill, power and balance.

Man City vs. Monaco on Tuesday was an absolute showstopper. After Aguero made it 2-2, thanks to some awful goalkeeper by Danijel Subasic, Falcao made up for his miss with a stunning goal, brushing aside John Stones and chipping Caballero from close range.

But if Monaco get the first goal then it could turn into a very hard night for Guardiola's side.

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