Manchester City silenced Manchester United, who appeared without Cristiano Ronaldo with a landslide score of 4-1 in the 28th week of the 2021/2022 Premier League duel, Sunday (6/3/2022) night WIB.
The game just started and Man City immediately made a surprise. The 5th minute, an attack from the left, Silva sent a pull bait that outwit the MU defender line . De Bruyne met it with a low shot. Goal! Man City 1-0 Man Utd.
The 8th minute, it was MU’s turn to get a ripe opportunity. Fred escaped the convoy of the opposing defender, but Ederson’s shooting space was closed quickly. The ball was immediately thrown by a Man City player.
The tempo of the match was relatively moderate until the 20th minute. MU can control the ball, but Man City are more threatening through dangerous opportunities.
The 22nd minute, MU scored a reply. Balk attack quickly, Pogba sent a breakthrough bait for Sancho. On the left side of the penalty box, Sancho outwit the opponent by turning to the center and curling a shot. Goal! Man City 1-1 Man Utd.
In the 28th minute, Man City took the lead again. Again De Bruyne, this time because of chaos in the penalty box. Manchester United’s defenders were slow to react and couldn’t throw the ball well. Goal! Man City 2-1 Man Utd.
The score 2-1 made the game run more intensely. MU tried to increase the tempo to score a reply. Even so, there were no additional goals until the end of the first 45 minutes.
The game resumed and Man City tried to maintain the same rhythm. The first 10 minutes, Man City tried to control the ball and frustrated MU.
De Bruyne several times get the opportunity to shoot from outside the penalty box. MU tried to reply on the counter-attack, but not yet created a mature opportunity.
The match was locked until entering the 65th minute. Man City still have the ball, but often play it in their own territory. MU continued to chase the ball, Ralf Rangnick made a number of substitutions.
In the 68th minute, Man City scored the final goal. Starting from a corner kick, De Bruyne’s pass to the far post was immediately greeted by Mahrez’s left foot volley. Goal! Man City 3-1 Man Utd.
90+3 minutes, Mahrez found his second goal. Gundogan stole the ball in the middle of the pitch and sent a through ball for Mahrez down the left. Goal! Man City 4-1 Man Utd.
There were no additional goals in the remaining matches. The referee blew the long whistle in the 90+4 minute. Score 4-1 to win Man City.
MANCHESTER CITY (4-3-3) : Ederson; Kyle Walker, John Stones, Aymeric Laporte, Joao Cancelo; Kevin De Bruyne (80′ Ilkay Gundogan), Rodri, Jack Grealish; Riyad Mahrez, Bernardo Silva, Phil Foden.
MANCHESTER UNITED (4-2-3-1) : David de Gea; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Alex Telles; Scott McTominay, Fred; Jadon Sancho, Bruno Fernandes, Paul Pogba (64′ Marcus Rashford); Anthony Elanga. (64′ Jesse Lingard)