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Haaland strikes twice as Walker captains Man City to win in Japan

Erling Haaland scored twice as Bayern Munich transfer target Kyle Walker captained Manchester City to a 5-3 comeback win over Yokohama F. Marinos in the first friendly of their Asia tour in Tokyo.

The treble-winners went 2-0 down to the J1 League champions, with Anderson Lopes and Ken Matsubara putting the home side ahead. F. Marinos are currently second in their table and just over halfway through their league season.

But John Stones converted from just inside the box after Julian Alvarez shuttled on a cutback from skipper-on-the-day Walker and Alvarez then added a quickfire second, capitalising on a poor pass out from F. Marinos.

Pep Guardiola changed all 10 outfield players at the break and the tourists took control when play resumed. Within seven minutes of the restart Haaland had hit the net, shooting on the turn to make it 3-2 before Champions League final match-winner Rodri curled in a fourth.

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