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Manchester City International Roundup

Brazilians and Dutch shine on Sunday.

Brazil v Venezuela: Group B - Copa America Brazil 2021 Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images

Gabriel Jesus and Nathan Ake shine in Sunday international duty.

Playing at winger, Jesus played 85 minutes in a convincing win over Venezuela in the opening match of the Copa America.

The Venezuelans had over ten players be replaced after the initial roster had been hit by COVID resulting in players being flown in last minute.

After another impressive shift for his national side, Jesus was substituted with Brazil two goals to the good, coming off for Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior with five to play.

The win means Jesus and his teammates sit top of Group B with Colombia, Peru and Ecuador still to play.

In the Netherlands, Nathan Ake became an assist expert as he guided the third goal for the Dutch for Denzel Dumfries to head home in the matchwinner in Amsterdam, after they had surrendered a two-goal lead.

The Oranje’s luck turned thanks to Ake.

Man City stars were both involved as Zinchenko completing the full 90 minutes at the heart of midfield, while Ake was introduced from the bench on 64 minutes.