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The stats do not work out quite as you might expect, with the visitors leading 2-2 in the first half.
City’s two-goal haul in the last six minutes, as well as the second half’s goalmouth scramble, mean that City have won all three of their league games.
The stats for the first leg of the encounter do not match the ones you’d expect.
Juventus scored only one goal in the opening 20 minutes, with City’s first goal coming on the counter.
City did, however, have two chances on target, with Mario Balotelli’s free-kick being ruled out by a diving tackle from Alvaro Negredo.
The Italian forward’s header was ruled out for offside, as were several other City attempts.
The goalscorer then failed to fire a header, while City were unable to convert a penalty, as Man City took the lead in the 55th minute when Sergio Aguero drilled in a rebound off the line from Joe Hart.
Juventus are looking for their third successive victory, and their third straight clean sheet, having conceded just twice in their last seven league games, including a 2-3 defeat at Manchester United.