MANCHESTER CITY fans booed their own player Joao Cancelo as Bayern Munich purchased on the loanee in their 3-0 Heroes Association pounding.
When the Portugal defender came on in place of Alphonso Davies late in the game, the outmatched German giants tried everything, and the Etihad was not pleased.
Rodri’s splendid opener on 27 minutes had set up a magnificent night for Kick Guardiola’s men.
After that, Bernardo Silva and Erling Haaland scored to cap off one of City’s greatest European nights ever and give them a commanding lead heading into the Champions League quarterfinals.
In January, Cancelo was loaned to Bayern because of a fight with Guardiola.
Another ex-City star was on the field the entire time, even though he was only given nine minutes and the Bundesliga champions were already down 3-0.
Leroy Sane, a Germany winger who played the entire game, forced Ederson, the home keeper, to make a crucial stop just before Haaland scored City’s third goal.
Cancelo received the same ignominy from fans in the stadium and on social media.
A person wrote: This person is Pep’s. taken off by a different team.”
Another person wrote: He got sidelined by Enthusiasm, Nagelsmann and Tuchel now. Indeed, Salah completed his career.
A third guaranteed: ” Sidelined against us. Poetic.”
A fourth individual issued the warning: Always honor and rely on the coach.”
However, City players embraced a solemn-looking Cancelo at the final whistle end.