Manchester City crush Newcastle and keep Liverpool away

Media365 Editorial Staff, published on Sunday 8 May 2022 at 7:30 PM.

This Sunday, during the 36th day of the Premier League, Manchester City did a short job with Newcastle (5-0) and seized the opportunity to take a three-point lead over Liverpool.

The “money struggle” as we like them in the English Premier League. Newcastle’s new rich called themselves the Manchester City rich. The latter wanted to take advantage of Liverpool’s poor performance against Tottenham on Saturday (1-1). And it was the citizens who opened the scoring at about the 20th minute. In a runway attack, Gundogan reversed the match to the right side of the magpie area. Cancelo headed in and Sterling finished off the match with a header to win 1-0. Four minutes later, a goal signed by Chris Wood was disallowed. The New Zealander had just scored from close range with the help of teammate Bruno Guimarães from six metres, after a corner kick. But the Brazilian was offside during the work. At the back, Aymeric Laporte doubled the lead shortly before the first half (38). After a corner, Gundogan attempted a shot from the right at the entrance to the roof, Dubravka fired the whip, but the Spaniard broke close to the left. 2-0, score at rest.

The city distances itself at the top of the table

The second half did not see any improvement on the part of Newcastle. exactly the contrary. Manchester City would comfortably triple the lead after the hour, as Kevin De Bruyne’s corner kick from Rodri’s close corner allowed Pep Guardiola’s men to take off (61). Newcastle attempted a late wake-up call with ten minutes remaining, when Ederson saved Murphy’s low shot from the right. Alain Saint-Maximin missed the goal with a powerful shot a few moments later. But City would have exacerbated the result at the end of the match by Phil Foden from the left (90) and Raheem Sterling by force from the right from a narrow angle, in overtime (90 + 3). With a score of 5-0, Manchester City achieved a comfortable victory and lifted their head after their impressive elimination against Real Madrid in the C1 semi-final.

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