Manchester City were humiliated at home when they hosted Crystal Palace in the Premier League. The Citizens lost two goals without reply.
At the Etihad Stadium, the Man City vs Crystal Palace duel will be held on Saturday (10/30/2021) night WIB. The visitors surprised the hosts through Wilfried Zaha’s goal in the sixth minute.
Man City had to play with 10 men before halftime. Aymeric Laporte was sent off for a foul on Zaha.
The home team had scored in the 60th minute through Gabriel Jesus. The goal was disallowed by the referee after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) judged Jesus to be offside.
Conor Gallagher doubled Palace’s lead two minutes before the end of normal time. The game ended with a score of 2-0 for Patrick Vieira’s team to win.
This defeat makes Man City stuck in third place in the Premier League standings with 20 points. Meanwhile, Palace moved up to 13th with 12 points.
The course of the match
GOAL! Crystal Palace opened the scoring six minutes into the game. Wilfried Zaha listed his name on the scoreboard.
Conor Gallagher managed to snatch the ball from the Man City players and pass it to Zaha and completed for a low kick goal. Palace winning 1-0.
The home team pounded the Palace defense to catch up. Rodri’s kick ball in the penalty box in the 18th minute still leads to the arms of Palace goalkeeper, Vicente Guaita.
Man City still struggled to dismantle Palace’s back line for half an hour of the game. The balls launched by Jack Grealish et al can be countered by Tyrick Mitchell et al.
RED CARD! Man City were down to ten men just before half-time. Aymeric Laporte brought down Zaha while fighting for the ball. Position 1-0 for the visitors to close the first half.
GOAL! Man City equalized in the 60th minute. Gabriel Jesus breaks into the Palace goal after getting the ball from Phil Foden.
ANNOUNCED! Man City’s goal was disallowed after the Video Assist Referee (VAR) judged Jesus offside before scoring. The score is still unchanged 1-0 for Palace.
Palace almost doubled their lead in the 76th minute. The ball on target Gallagher can still be blocked by Ederson and only produces a corner kick.
2-0! The visitors scored the second goal in the 88th minute. Gallagher broke into the Man City goal through his kick ball in the penalty box, utilizing Michael Olise’s mature bait. The score 2-0 to Palace became the final result of the match.
Manchester City: Ederson Moares; Kyle Walker, Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte, Joao Cancelo (Riyad Mahrez 78 ‘); Kevin De Bruyne (John Stones 59 ‘), Rodri, Bernardo Silva; Gabriel Jesus, Phil Foden, Jack Grealish (Raheem Sterling 78 ‘).
Crystal Palace: Vicente Guaita; Tyrick Mitchell, Marc Guehi, Joachim Andersen, Joel Ward; James McArthur, Cheikhou Kouyate (Michael Olise 85′), Conor Gallagher; Wilfried Zaha, Odsonne Edouard (Jeffrey Schupp 73′), Jordan Ayew (Christian Benteke 65′).
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