The UEFA Champions League holders have one foot in the quarter-finals already. Delve into all the FC Copenhagen vs Manchester City stats after the latter’s comfortable win.

Manchester City defeated FC Copenhagen 3-1 at Parken Stadium on Tuesday in their Champions League last-16 first leg to take a big step towards the last eight.

Phil Foden, Kevin De Bruyne and Bernardo Silva all scored as City claimed a comfortable victory in the Danish capital, the England international having a hand in two as his fine run of form continued.

FC Copenhagen 1-3 Manchester City Stats: Post-Match Opta Facts

  • Manchester City have now won each of their last 11 games in all competitions, their longest such run since a 21-game run between December 2020 and March 2021.
  • FC Copenhagen remain winless in all three of their knockout-stage games in the UEFA Champions League (D1 L2), losing both at home, although they did score their first goal at this stage today.
  • Manchester City have won four successive UEFA Champions League away games for just the second time, previously doing so between December 2019 and November 2020.
  • Manchester City became the first side in UEFA Champions League history to score 3+ goals in seven successive games, while they’re just the third team to do so in four successive away games in the competition after Barcelona in February 2012 and FC Bayern Munich in February 2020.
  • Since the start of 2019-20, Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne (10) is just the fourth player to score at least 10 goals in the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League after Karim Benzema (17), Erling Haaland (13) and Robert Lewandowski (11).
  • Both of Kevin De Bruyne and Bernardo Silva’s last 10 goals in the UEFA Champions League have come in the knockout stages, only Karim Benzema (run of 14 between March 2022 and April 2023) has had a longer such run in the competition’s history. 
  • FC Copenhagen’s Magnus Mattsson became just the second player in UEFA Champions League history to make his debut in the knockout stages and subsequently score against the reigning champions after Leroy Sané for FC Schalke 04 against Real Madrid in March 2015.
  • Phil Foden (23y 261d) made his 50th appearance in the UEFA Champions League against FC København this evening, becoming the 25th, and youngest, Englishman to reach that milestone. Indeed, his assist for Kevin De Bruyne’s opener was his 50th in all competitions for Manchester City.
  • Manchester City’s Phil Foden became the first player to both score and assist on his 50th UEFA Champions League appearance since Paulo Dybala in November 2021.

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FC Copenhagen 1-3 Manchester City Stats Centre

Our Opta match centre delivers you all of the FC Copenhagen vs Manchester City stats from Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 first leg.

The match centre below includes team and player stats, expected goals data, passing networks, an Opta chalkboard and more. It gives you everything you need to do your own post-match analysis of the game. 

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