Manchester City and West Ham face off in Manchester City for the 13th round of the Premier League stadium And, in a very hectic game, the hosts won 2–1, thanks to a goal scored by Brazil’s Fernandinho.
According to Britain’s National Weather Service Met Office, the city’s temperature fluctuated between -1 and 0 degrees.
The victory brings the team led by coach Pep Guardiola to 29 points and touches leader Chelsea, who have the same score but still play against Manchester United in the round. Hammer is still in fourth place with 23 points.
City’s next game of the season will also be against Aston Villa away from home in the national tournament. The match will take place on 1 December, the same day West Ham host Brighton.
The forward performed well, especially in the first half. He was required to create chances for City and a goal was not allowed and also hit goalkeeper Fabianski’s post.
A reference in West Ham’s attack, Antonio produced little in this weekend’s game. On-field deliveries were not a problem, but that didn’t bother goalkeeper Ederson and when he got the opportunity, he didn’t take advantage in the first leg.
Snow was a very visible character in this Sunday’s duel, as it constantly fell during the match and dominated the stadium lawn, thus being the opponent of the players. Nevertheless, the match remained busy thanks to the technical quality of both the teams.
started off hot
Both the teams knew that the match was of great importance (due to their close position in the table) and hence the match got off to a strong start for both the sides. With 15 minutes of play, both teams had created real chances for a goal, with home team side Laporte and Walker and London side Antonio.
target, and canceled
On the 16th minute, City opened the scoring, but the goal was denied. Mahrez got a good pass and landed a cross kick and netted Fabianski. However, the assistant marked offside and VAR confirmed the attacker’s irregular position in the order.
It was worth it!
The cancellation of Mahrez’s goal did not discourage the Guardiola-led team, which maintained the intensity and control of the offensive. At 32 minutes, Gundogan took advantage of the Algerian striker’s shot and sent it behind goal, opening the scoring.
Almost from Jesus!
Minutes after the goal, Manchester came very close to extension, this time with Brazilian Gabriel Jesus. He kicked and the ball didn’t come in as West Ham defender Johnson took it over the line. Soon another big opportunity with Mahrez, who hit Fabiansky’s post.
second time controlled
The second leg of the game was marked by City Control, which increased their possession and virtually eliminated any possibility of a reaction by West Ham, who spent more time scoring than attacking.
goal with brazilian touch
In the final leg of the match, the hosts expanded with Fernandinho of Brazil, who had just joined. Assistance was provided by compatriot Gabriel Jesus.
great goal in the last move
In the final leg, West Ham slowed down with Lanzini, with a beautiful shot that goalkeeper Ederson couldn’t stop. But by then it was too late and the victory rested with the owners of the house.
Manchester City 2 X 1 West Hammy
Competition: 13th round of English Championship
Hour: 11 a.m. (from Brasilia)
Local: city of manchester stadium
yellow card: Laporte and Joao Canelo (Manchester City)
aim: Gundogan 32 minutes in the first half; Fernandinho on 44 minutes and Lanzini on 48 minutes in the second half
Manchester City: Ederson; Walker, Reuben Dias, Laporte and Joo Cancello; Rodri, Gundogan and Bernardo Silva; Mahrez, Gabriel Jesus and Sterling (Fernandinho). Technician: Pep Guardiola
West Ham: Fabiansky; Johnson, Dawson, Zouma and Cresswell (Caffle); Sausage, Rice, Fornals, Masuaku (Bowen) and Benrahma (Lanzini); Antonio. Coach: David Moyes