Alvaro Negredo keeps Manchester City in hunt for top spot in UEFA Champions League

Manchester City's victory means they remain three points behind group leaders Bayern Munich and could finish top if they beat the holders at least 3-0 in the Allianz Arena on December 10.

updated: November 28, 2013 10:44 IST
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Manchester: Edin Dzeko and Alvaro NegredoAlvaro Negredo came off the bench to spare Manchester City's blushes as the Spanish striker's late goal inspired a 4-2 win over Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Manuel Pellegrini's team were in danger of blowing their slender chance of finishing top of Group D after twice surrendering the lead against the Czech minnows at Eastlands.

Sergio Aguero had put City ahead with a first-half penalty, but Tomas Horava equalised before half-time.

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