Julian Alvarez reveals Man City’s main secret weapon

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Man City striker Julian Alvarez says that City’s ability to claim the victory over RB Leipzig in the Champions League game on Tuesday night despite being two goals down is as a result of a ‘fight to the end mentality’.

Lois Openda put the visitors two goals ahead in the first-half but Pep Guardiola introduced Julian Alvarez and Jeremy Doku in the second-half which had an immediate impact.

The player of the match, Phil Foden set up Erling Haaland immediately after the interval and then slotted in the second to level the scores not long after.

Foden then assisted Alvarez for an 87th minute winner as Pep Guardiola’s side grabbed all three points to seal the Group G top spot.

Quizzed about why City are so effective at comebacks, the World Cup winner said: “I think it is a mentality thing.

“We are always a positive team that fights right until the end.

“We know that these games are long and that we have got opportunities to win.”