Highlights : Manchester City 2 – 3 Crystal Palace (Premier League)

Manchester City 2 – 3 Crystal Palace Football  Highlights  
(English Premier League) 
Venue :  Emirates Stadium 
22/12/2018 

Saha Manchester City vs Crystal Palace
Kick Off – 1:30 pm
Recap So Far : just as expected, Manchester City dominated this game from the first minute but their attack seemed sloppy and Crystal Palace found it very easy to deal with their balls. 
 Crystal Palace are defending deeply and looking for that counter but City keeps pressing and forcing mistakes from their visitors. 
CITY opened the scoring with with Gundogan’s header but the lead lasted only five minutes before Schlupp equalized after forcing himself for a low shot in the box. Then the eagles took the lead with Townsend’s volley before thh break. 
The lead was doubled when Walker tripped Meyer in thh box and milivojevic scored from the spot. 

Goals (2-3) And Cards
⚽ 27′ Ilkay Gundogan 1 – 0
⚽33′ 1 – 1 Jeffrey Schlupp
⚽35′ 1 – 2 Andros Townsend
🌕45′ Wilfried Zaha
⚽51′ 1 – 3 (pen.) Luka Milivojevic
🌕75′ Patrick Van Aanholt
🌕80′ James McArthur
⚽85′ Kevin De Bruyne 2 – 3
🌕90′ Vicente Guaita

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Player Ratings

Manchester City  FC   Ederson 5, Walker 3, Stones 6, Laporte 5, Otamendi 5, Delph 7, Gundogan 8, Sane 5, Sterling 4, Bernardo 5, Jesus 6. Subs: Aguero 5, De Bruyne 7, Mahrez 5.


Crystal Palace  FC : Guaita 7, Wan-Bissaka 8, Tomkins 7, Sakho 9, van Aanholt 7, McArthur 6, Milovojevic 8, Schlupp 8, Meyer 6, Townsend 10, Zaha 7. Subs: Ayew n/a.

Man Of The Match :  Andros Townsend (Crystal Palace)

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  • Manchester City have lost two of their last three Premier League games (W1) – as many as in their previous 61 combined.
  • Crystal Palace registered their first away league win at Man City since December 1990, having drawn three and lost nine since then before today.
  • This was Manchester City’s first home Premier League defeat against a non-big six side since February 2016, when they lost 1-3 to Leicester City under Manuel Pellegrini.
  • Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has scored 17 Premier League goals – with 10 of those coming from outside the box.
  • Man City lost a Premier League match kicking off at 3pm local time on a Saturday for the first time since August 2014 against Stoke, ending a run of 36 games unbeaten (W32 D4)

Manchester City  Starting 11 : Ederson, Walker, Stones, Otamendi, Laporte, Delph, Gundogan, B Silva, Sterling, Sane, Jesus

Subs: Muric, Danilo, Aguero, De Bruyne, Mahrez, Zinchenko, Foden


Crystal Palace FC Starting 11: 

Guaita, Wan-Bissaka, Tomkins, Sakho, Van Aanholt, Milivojevic, McArthur, Meyer, Schlupp, Townsend, Zaha

Subs: Speroni, Ward, Dann, Sorloth, Ayew, Puncheon, Riedewald

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