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Manchester City tops AC Milan 5-1 in Champions Cup

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 27, 2014 at 5:42 pm •  Published: July 27, 2014
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Stevan Jovetic scored twice to help Manchester City beat AC Milan 5-1 on Sunday in the International Champions Cup.

Jovetic opened the scoring in the 11th minute, starting a run of four straight goals for Manchester City in its Pool B opener. His right-footed shot beat goalkeeper Ian Lawlor to the near post.

Scott Sinclair added a goal three minutes later and the rout was on. Jesus Navas made it 3-0 with in the 23rd and Kelechi Iheanacho tacked on the fourth consecutive Manchester City goal three minutes after that.

Milan (0-2) finally got on the board in the 42nd minute with a marker by Sulley Muntari, but Jovetic used his left foot to restore the four-goal lead in the 58th minute to cap the scoring.

Manchester City continues Pool B play July 30 against Liverpool FC at Yankee Stadium, while AC Milan faces Liverpool Aug. 2 in Charlotte, North Carolina.