Manchester City thrashed Wolverhampton 5-1 on Wednesday (11) and held a 3-point lead over Liverpool
THE Manchester City continues to show that it will be difficult to take the title from Premier League of the club this season. This Wednesday (11), the citizens visited the Wolverhamptonin a late game of the 33rd round, and thrashed by 5 to 1maintaining a 3-point advantage over the runner-up Liverpool in the table.
Now, Josep Guardiola’s team has 89 points, while Jürgen Klopp’s team has 86. Both clubs will play two more matches.
In this Wednesday’s match, the midfielder Kevin De Bruyne practically defined the stop in the 1st time, making a hat trick in 24 minutes in the initial stage.
The Belgian opened the scoring at 7, taking advantage of a great assistance from Bernardo Silva. Just after, dedoncker tied for Wolves in a beautiful collective play.
But de Bruyne I had the devil in my body. At 16, he took advantage of a kick rebound from sterling and put a stick in to make it 2 to 1.
With Wolverhampton bewildered, the Belgian completed the triplet at 24: he pulled to the left and released a Bludger from outside the area, in the corner of José Sá.
In the 2nd half, the match was well balanced, without many chances to score. However, from bruyne scored his 4th goal taking advantage of the area and extended the score.
In the final minutes, sterling appeared as shirt number 9 in the small area and only pushed it to the nets after a beautiful ball out from the citizens and closed the score.
de Bruyne he still had a clear chance to score his 5th goal in the 44th minute, but his bomb exploded on the post.
As a result, the pointer Manchester City goes to 89 points and follow with 3 advantage for the vice-leader Liverpool.
Wolverhampton continues with 50 points and is in 8th placement, outside the ranking zones for European tournaments.
The guy: De Bruyne
The Belgian continues in an enlightened phase and is leading City to another title of Premier League.
This Wednesday, De Bruyne simply “ended” the match in the 1st half, with a beautiful hat trick.
Fun fact: he scored all three goals with his left hand, which is considered his “bad leg”!
In the 2nd stage, the ace still completed his pokerdoing the 4th I try in the afternoon.
Altogether, they are 19 goals and 13 assists in 43 matches by citizens in season.
By the looks of it, the “Blonde Devil” will fly to the next World Cup!
It was bad: Chiquinho
He’s very willful and runs like crazy, but maybe he’s not ready to play the game. Premier League.
On Wednesday, he even managed to get to the bottom line on several occasions, but he tried to dig penalties foolishly and kept sucking his thumb.
The Portuguese is only 22 years old, and it is clear that the athlete, who was in Wolves’ under-23, still has a lot of room for evolution.
For now, however, his back is an invitation to pleasure for opponents!
The two teams return to the field this Sunday (15), in games for Premier Leaguewith transmission by ESPN at the Star+.
At 10 am (Brasília time), City visit the West Ham. At the same time, Wolverhampton receive the relegated norwich.
Wolverhampton 1 x 5 Manchester City
GOALS: Wolverhampton: Dendocker [11′] Manchester City: De Bruyne [7′, 16′, 24′ e 60′] and sterling [84′]
WOLVERHAMPTON: Jose Sa; Jonny, Coady and Boly; Chiquinho, Dendoncker, Rúben Neves, João Moutinho and Ait-Nouri; Pedro Neto (Trincao) and Jiménez (Hwang Hee-chan) Technician: Bruno Lage
MANCHESTER CITY: Ederson; Cancelo, Fernandinho (Mahrez), Laporte (Aké) and Zinchenko; Rodri, Gundogan and De Bruyne; Bernardo Silva, Sterling and Foden (Grealish) Technician: Josep Guardiola