This Saturday (13), Manchester City thrashed Bournemouth 4-0, in a match valid for the 2nd round of the English Championship, at the Etihad Stadium. The goals were scored by Gundogan, De Bruyne, Phil Foden and Jefferson Lerma (own).
In front of their home crowd, City took the provisional lead in the league with the victory, reaching six points – two wins in two matches. The match marked the English club’s debut at their stadium since the season began.
Despite the same amount of points as the current vice, Arsenal, who also won today with a show by Brazilian Gabriel Jesus, the citizens surpass the London club in terms of goal difference (six against four).
Right at the beginning of the match, Pep Guardiola’s men dominated the offensive actions. Aké (twice), Mahrez, De Bruyne and Rodri had the opportunity to open the scoring before the 15th minute. The one who worked the most was the young Irish goalkeeper of the bournemouthMark Trevers, who made some important interventions.
Haaland participates in the game for the first time and Gundogan opens the scoring
Despite the many opportunities created, Haaland had not been called upon until then. But it was enough to touch the ball for the first time to change the game with an assist.
In the 19th minute, the Norwegian striker made a good pivot and scored with Gundogan at the edge of the area. The midfielder finished in the left corner of the opposing goalkeeper.