Kelechi Iheanacho Puts In Five Star Performance As Manchester City Beat Roma
Published: July 21, 2015
Kelechi Iheanacho Puts In Five Star Performance As Manchester City Beat RomaIn the build up to the new season, English Premier League vice - champions Manchester City were involved in a friendly against AS Roma on Tuesday afternoon an the International Champions Cup taking place in Australia.

The Citizens defeated their Italian opponents 5 - 4 on penalties after normal time ended in a 2 - 2 draw.

As per team news, Nigeria youth international Kelechi Iheanacho was reinstated in the starting lineup by manager Manuel Pellegrini after recovering from a hamstring strain.

And he repaid his faith by setting up the opening goal scored by new signing Raheem Sterling in the 3rd minute before giving Man City a one - goal advantage in the 52nd minute after Miralem Pjanic restored parity for the Serie A side in the first half.

On 72 minutes, Iheanacho made way for Enes Unal after his five - star performance.

Manuel Pellegrini will further run the rule over the 18 - year - old when City face Real Madrid in their next friendly on Friday, July 24.

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