It was necessary for the current Premier League champion. Yes, we are talking about the victory in Premier League. After getting shocked against the Wolves in their last match, the team of Pep Guardiola went far behind than the top-ranked holder team Liverpool. The victory will help them reduce the difference. Earlier today, through the victory against Crystal Palace, Man City bounce-back to the winning-streak in Premier League.
Manchester City which team on the last two Premier League titles consecutively, they hope for the 3rd consecutive EPL title but could not start the new season as the last time. They are already 5 points behind than the Reds and if the Reds would manage their 9th round victory, they will increase the difference to eight points so far.
With an amazing victory, Manchester City has recovered from their last defeat and comes back to the winning streak in the Premier League. Through the goal of Gabriel Jesus and David Silva, Manchester City destroyed Crystal Palace and securing their current position. At the venue of the opponent, earlier today, the team of Pep Guardiola won by a 2 – 0 goal.
— Premier League (@premierleague) October 19, 2019
In their last match of the league, they were defeated by the Wolves. In the beginning, Man City was not balanced but in the end, within just two minutes, they scored two goals and took control of the game. In the 39th minute of the game, Jesus led the team ahead. Through the cross of the Portuguese star Bernardo Silva, by making the diving head, the Brazilian star found the net. Wearing the Man City jersey, it is his 50th goal considering all competitions.
In the 41st minute of the game, with the amazing team attack, Man City increased the goal difference. Through the counter-attack, Raheem Sterling passed the ball and Silva scored the next goal.
The bounce-back boys! ⚽️
— Manchester City (@ManCity) October 19, 2019
Just after the break, Man City started to play attacking football. The several attacks of Man City were stopped by Hennessey. The English goalkeeper was so solid and the current champion could not increase the goal difference. In the 81st minute of the game, the head of De Bruyne was stopped by the post. At the end of the game, the Brazilian Man City goalkeeper Ederson Moraes stopped two attacks of Crystal Palace.
By playing 9th round in the Premier League, Pep Guardiola’s team has gathered 19 points and holding the 2nd position on the point table.