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WATCH: Silva’s pass for Man City goal megs two defenders

Britain Soccer Champions League

Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus, left, celebrates after scoring his side’s opening goal during the Champions League, round of 16, second leg soccer match between Manchester City and Basel at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)


Artwork, and it needed two teams.

Manchester City opened up the business end of its pretty much completed tie with Basel in the UEFA Champions League’s Round of 16 with an aesthetically-pleasing goal.

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Leroy Sane drove across the heart of the Basel defensive third to find Bernardo Silva, and the Portuguese playmaker sent a cross back post that Gabriel Jesus tapped in for 1-0 (Basel would equalize through Mohamed Elyounoussi to make the aggregate score 5-1).

Oh, by the way, that pass megged two Basel defenders like twins in a stylized movie (for Basel supporters, perhaps Kubrick’s Grady Twins?).

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