This was a handsome victory for a Manchester City side facing scant resistance from Feyenoord. Pep Guardiola’s team will encounter greater challenges in the Champions League but for now they deserve to enjoy a job done very impressively.
City failed to win away from home in last season’s competition and Guardiola said: “Of course this was a perfect start. It’s important to play good.”
City offered a supreme display of attacking in their Group F opener. Sergio Agüero and Gabriel Jesus both scored, to take the pair to seven goals in five outings in all competitions. The manager has insisted they can dovetail, and the Argentinian-Brazilian combo is certainly proving him right.
The Catalan also showered praise on the ever impressive Kevin De Bruyne. “He’s one of the best players I’ve seen in my life, in terms of [being able to do] absolutely everything,” he said. “He’s top, top quality. We are so proud and happy he’s with us.” This is some bouquet given…