ALLIN88 World Cup 2022, December 29th, 2010 (Newswire.com) The last match of the 17th round of the English Premier League (EPL) was played at 4:00 a.m. Philippine time today, with Blue Moon Manchester City visiting Leeds United. In the first half, Rodney opened the scoring for City, and in the second half, Haaland extended the score with a double, and Struyck pulled one back from a corner, and at the end of the match, City overpowered Leeds United 3-1. At least two more wins are needed to get back to the top of the table.
ALLIN88 World Cup 2022: Haaland scores twice, Grealish assists double in City’s 3-1 away win over Leeds United
In this match’s statistics, the home team Leeds United only had 30% possession, 73% passing success rate, 9 shots on goal, 1 shot on target and 1 goal in 74 attacks; the visiting team Manchester City had 87% passing success rate, 26 shots on goal, 9 shots on target and 3 goals in 116 passes. Manchester City can be said to be a completely crushing opponent’s existence, and from the statistics, Blue Moon has a lopsided advantage.
The two sides have met four times recently in the EPL, with City taking all two games last season, slaughtering Leeds United 7-0 and 4-0 respectively. The 4-3-3 formation of Manchester City was led by Haaland with Mahrez and Grealish in the starting lineup, while De Bruyne, Rodley and Gündogan formed the three midfielders.
In the first minute of the opening game, Haaland had a shot blocked from the left side of the box, and then opened a slow attack mode, showing the rhythm of the passing team. Until the 45th minute, De Bruyne passed in front of the left side of the box, Rodley swung degrees to the right, Mahrez pushed a shot in front of the goal was blocked, Rodley added a shot to the goal, Manchester City led 1-0.
In the 51st minute of the second half, Gralish brought the ball into the box in the middle to face the goalkeeper, and suddenly passed a cross to Haaland on the left, who easily pushed into the empty goal at the back point, and Manchester City continued to lead 2-0.
In the 64th minute, Haaland and Grealish collided with the wall, and the latter caught the eyes of the defense and passed back to Haaland for a second goal, making it 3-0. In the 73rd minute, Leeds United got a corner kick, and Greenwood took the ball to the middle, and Struyck scored with a header, making it 3-1.
According to ALLIN88 World Cup 2022, Leeds United is now in danger in the Premier League, only 2 points away from the relegation zone, and will face Newcastle in the next round, which will be in 3rd place. Manchester City is ranked 2nd in the league with 35 points after the match, and the distance between them and the top Arsenal is still quite 5 points, so they are expected to get 3 points again when they host Everton in the next round.