At the beginning of the 2nd half, Gabriel Jesus scored the first goal for Manchester City and a few minutes later, he scored the 2nd goal. So, the current Premier League champion Man City took control of the match. The Citizens goalkeeper Bravo made a mistake and using the fault, Everton scored a goal. But, Man City successfully kept the difference in the rest of the time and so, the team of Pep Guardiola left the ground with the victory. It seems that Man City started the new year with the victory.
In the English Premier League, earlier today, at the Etihad Stadium, Man City faced Everton and the defending champion of the EPL won by a 2 – 1 goal. It is the 2nd consecutive victory for Man City in the Premier League. After the end of the first half where no team could find the net, within just seven minutes, the Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus scored two goals. The Brazilian forward of the guest team Everton named Richarlison repaid a goal.
Guardiola impressed by Manchester City’s attitude in Everton win Pep Guardiola praised the attitude of his team after Manchester City opened the new year with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Everton. pic.twitter.com/hOWKpFMucR
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The local team Man City could go ahead in the beginning. In the 12th minute, Cancelo passed the ball and Foden found the net but using the VAR, the referee cancelled the goal. Because Cancelo was on the off-side. In the rest of the time of the first half, Man City dominated the ground and possessed the ball most of the time but failed to score goals. Including the match, out of their last eight league matches at the home venue, Man City failed to score goals six times in the first half.
In the 51st minute of the game, Jesus led the team ahead. He was passed by the German midfielder Gundogan and from the box, the Brazilian made an amazing curve shot and found the net. The Everton goalkeeper Pickford touched the ball but could not stop. Just seven minutes later, Mahrez made an amazing pass the escaped the defence. With the placing shot, the Brazilian forward made the goal difference double. In the season of the EPL, it is the 8th goal of the Brazilian forward.
🎥| The goals and highlights of City’s 2-1 win against Everton! 🔵
— City Chief (@City_Chief) January 1, 2020
In the 71st minute, on the opposite way of the game, Everton reduced the goal difference. Man City goalkeeper wanted to pass the ball to his teammate but made the mistake. He made the wrong pass and the Brazilian Richarlison reduced the goal difference. Jesus got the chance of filling up the hat-trick but luck was not with them. His shot was stopped by the post.