Manchester City extend overcame Brentford 1-0 on Wednesday to increase their. Premier League advantage to an ominous eight points, while title contenders Chelsea suffered a last-gasp equalizer at home to Brighton.
Manchester City extend overcame Brentford. 1-0 on Wednesday to increase their. Premier League advantage to an ominous eight points, while title contenders. Chelsea were held to a last-gasp draw at home to Brighton. Pep Guardiola’s champions scored a first-half goal to earn their. 10th successive league victory, capitalizing on Chelsea’s injury-plagued performance at Stamford Bridge. After 20 matches, the defending champions have 50 points, eight more than second-placed Chelsea. Liverpool is a further point behind after their loss to Leicester on Tuesday.
The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on. English football’s fixture list, forcing some clubs to play catch-up, but. City will be left on their own by the end of 2021.
Brentford threatened early on in west. London, but Foden tucked in a precise cross from. Kevin De Bruyne in the 16th minute to give City the lead.
After being seen on a night out following City’s 7-0 home victory over Leeds, Foden and Jack Grealish were pulled out of the starting XI for the triumphs over Newcastle and Leicester.
But the England duo were back in the starting lineup on Wednesday, with Foden’s goal giving City a perfect ten out of ten.
Despite having the most of possession, the visitors only managed three shots on target throughout the game, and Guardiola appeared agitated in the closing seconds as his team attempted to hold on to the victory.
They believed they had sealed the three points when Aymeric Laporte soared to head home in the final minutes, but VAR ruled his goal out for a marginal offside.
Despite his team’s enormous lead at the top of the Premier League, Guardiola refused to be complacent, hailing Foden as “amazing.”
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