Man City suffer first defeat of the season at Shakhtar – media

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Manchester City slipped to a first defeat of the season after they were beaten 2-1 at Shakhtar Donetsk in their final Champions League group match, according to Eurosport.co.uk.

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With top spot in Group F already assured, a much-changed City side were no match for a Shakhtar side whose qualification for the last 16 wasn't finalised, with first-half goals from Brazilians Bernard and Ismaily putting the Ukrainian side in command, Eurosport.co.uk said.

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The Champions League Group F game between FC Shakhtar Donetsk and Manchester City took place on Kharkiv's OSK Metalist Stadion stadium.