The Portuguese superstar scored a pivotal hat trick against Atletico Madrid, while Manchester City put seven past Schalke.
Steve Nicol can't figure out whether Manchester City were just that good or Schalke just that bad in City's 7-0 win in the second leg.
Jurgen Klopp failed to get one over on former foe Bayern Munich as Liverpool were held to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their second round Champions League tie at Anfield.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola will be rooting for Bayern Munich when his former team take on Liverpool in their Champions League round-of-16 second leg in Germany.
The Spaniard, who had three successful seasons at Bayern before joining City in 2016, tipped the German champions to prevail at home after holding Liverpool to a 0-0 draw in last month's first leg at Anfield.
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"I'm sorry for the English people but I want Bayern to go through," Guardiola said after City's 7-0 drubbing of Schalke on…