Manchester City stand on the verge of a second successive group-phase exit from the Champions League after a 2-2 draw at home to Ajax on Tuesday left their hopes hanging by a thread.
Ajax's Danish midfielder Lasse Schone (R) vies with Manchester City's Ivorian defender Yaya Toure during the UEFA Champions League football match between Manchester City and Ajax at The Etihad Stadium, in Manchester. The match ended in a 2-2 draw.
Sloppy defending saw City fall 2-0 down to a pair of early goals from Siem de Jong, and although the English champions rallied and drew level through Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero, the last 16 remains an unlikely objective.
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