Manchester City suffer slim defeat to Borussia Dortmund

News By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 22/07/2018

Manchester City suffered a slim defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Chicago, Pep Guardiola’s men were handed a 1-0 defeat by the German outfit in their friendly match.

Mario Gotze first-half penalty was enough to give Borussia Dortmund the victory over the Premier League Champions.

Manchester City is yet to welcome their main players into the first-team due to their participation in the World Cup in Russia, but new summer signing Riyad Mahrez was involved in the defeat.

However, Dortmund went ahead from the penalty spot when Oleksandr Zinchenko fouled Christian Pulisic in the box and German forward Gotze made no mistake to convert the spot kick.

Manchester City showed ambition but Dortmund was well organized in the defence.

Leroy Sane was introduced to the game by Guardiola but he could not inspire his team to an equaliser, however, and it left City to begin their preparations for the upcoming campaign with a defeat.