The time of Manchester City is totally unwell right now. They heard some terrible news just a couple of days ago. However, earlier today, Man City played a Premier League match against the lower-ranked team West Ham United. Rodri and Kevin De Bruyne strike seal the win for Manchester City. Yes, by defeating West Ham, Pep Guardiola’s team has come to the track once again.
Champions League round of the last sixteen-week is going on. Man City has not played their first leg match yet. But in the next week, they will face Real Madrid. In that case, it was very important for them to turn around. The victory will give them proper confidence against Real Madrid no doubt.
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At the Etihad Stadium, Manchester earlier today, the Premier League match between Man City and West Ham took place. The team of Guardiola won by a 2 – 0 goal. Through the goal of Rodri Hernandez, Man City went ahead at the beginning. Later, in the 2nd half, Kevin de Bruyne increased the difference. Due to the financial disorder, UEFA has banned Man City for the next two years from the Champions League.
After the punishment, it was their first match. So, the fans of the club were not happy with the decision. Many of them attended with some banners against UEFA and scolded also. At the beginning of the month, against Tottenham Hotspur, Man City faced an unfortunate defeat by a 2 – 0 goal. But against West Ham, Pep Guardiola brought a total of five changes from his last game squad. In the attacking division, with Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus and Bernardo Silva were also grounded.
1️⃣ clean sheet
The best bits from our victory over the Hammers…
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After 17 days, the local team played their first match, and from the very beginning, they started the game aggressively. They dominated the whole ground and found an easy victory. In the 30th minute, De Bruyne made the successful corner, and through the head, the Spanish midfielder Rodri led the team ahead. In the 62nd minute, Bernardo Silva passed the ball, and from the tough corner, De Bruyne made the scoreline 2 – 0. In the whole match, West Ham was busy to secure their defence. So, Pep Guardiola’s team got the easy victory earlier the day.
By playing 26th round of the Premier League, Man City has found the 17 victories and three draws. With the 54 points, they are holding the 2nd position so far.