Man City’s dour draw at Atalanta won’t prove too costly, but a repeat performance at Anfield will – ESPN India

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5:06 AM ISTRob DawsonCorrespondent MILAN — Manchester City produced a chaotic second-half display in a famous old stadium on Wednesday. They cannot afford another on Sunday.A trip to the San Siro is usually the highlight of any European campaign, but beforehand, this one was reduced to a glorified warm-up with Anfield and Liverpool to come in four days’ time. That, though, was before Atalanta jolted City during a cavalier second 45 minutes, Gabriel Jesus missed a VAR-awarded penalty, Ederson was substituted at half-time, Claudio Bravo was sent off and Kyle Walker ended the night in goal.The bare facts are that the game ended 1-1 and City will have to wait to qualify for the knockout rounds. Pep Guardiola, though, had said the best way to get ready for Liverpool was with a polished display here and, in the second half at least, it was far from it.- Who will qualify from UCL group stage?The sight of Kevin De Bruyne arrowing the ball out of play with Joao Cancelo in acres of space summed up a second-half performance that lacked the usual swagger and spark.”In the second half we suffered a lot,” Guardiola admitted afterwards.Despite starting the night with a five-point lead at the top

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