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SOCCER: Manchester City wins in rout

on July 28, 2014 10:15 AM

PITTSBURGH — Stevan Jovetic scored twice to help Manchester City beat AC Milan 5-1 on Sunday in the International Champions Cup at Heinz Field.

Jovetic opened the scoring in the 11th minute, starting a run of four straight goals for Manchester City in its Pool B opener. His right-footed shot beat goalkeeper Ian Lawlor to the near post.

Scott Sinclair added a goal three minutes later and the rout was on. Jesus Navas made it 3-0 with in the 23rd and Kelechi Iheanacho tacked on the fourth consecutive Manchester City goal three minutes after that.

Milan (0-2) finally got on the board in the 42nd minute with a marker by Sulley Muntari, but Jovetic used his left foot to restore the four-goal lead in the 58th minute to cap the scoring.

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