Watch: Cancelo nets thunderbolt as City outmuscle Leipzig in 9-goal affair
And Joao Cancelo, one of the standout players for Pep Guardiola's side, scored the best goal of the evening with a vicious smash from distance.
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Christopher Nkunku starred for the visitors with Leipzig's first Champions League hat-trick, becoming just the third player after Lionel Messi and Jamie Vardy to bag a treble against Guardiola's Manchester City.