Man City resume in style as Arsenal got whopped by a 3 goal to nil scoreline amid David Luiz’s send off.
Man City stars; Raheem Sterling, Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden were on track as Manchester City dazzled on their Premier League restart with a persuading 3-0 win more than 10-man Arsenal at Etihad Arena.
It was a miserable return for Guardiola’s previous right hand man who is now Arsenal Manager Mikel Arteta, whose positive test for coronavirus prompted the delay of this installation and conclusively moved the Premier League towards suspension in Spring.
Maybe it was the three-month rest that represented David Luiz’s forgettable night, his woeful mis-judgment permitting Sterling to net his first goal of 2020 not long before the break.
The Brazilian defender at that point saw red for fouling Man City Riyad Mahrez after increasingly poor shielding, with De Bruyne converting the 51st-minute penalty.
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City’s possibly stress was when Eric Garcia was removed on a cot after a terrible crash with colleague Ederson, before Foden balanced the success in the first of 11 extra minutes.
Following brief’s silence was observed, players from the two sides took a knee in solidarity with the People of Black Lives Matter development in the blink of an eye before kick-off.
Bernd Leno tipped a 20-yard De Bruyne free-kick over the top in a person on foot opening in which Gunners lost Granit Xhaka and Pablo Mari to injury, with the hapless David Luiz supplanting the last mentioned.
City discovered their depression, however, and Raheem slice in from the left to test Leno, who splendidly denied David Silva after another smooth move by the hosts.Embed from Getty Images
Sterling was then blameworthy of inefficiency when attempting to scoop a short proximity exertion over Leno as Arsenal’s barrier got extended.
However, it was third time opportunity for Sterling on the stroke of half-time. David Luiz made a total hash of De Bruyne’s throughball and the Britain forward rifled across Leno on the half-volley.
David Luiz’s bad dream proceeded in the second half when he hauled down Riyad Mahrez and was slapped a straight red amid his exit during the game against Man City.
De Bruyne determinedly found the base right corner to end City’s run of four missed Premier League penalties.
Leno likewise denied De Bruyne and Ilkay Gundogan before there was an acrid note to procedures when Garcia was harmed in the wake of being incidentally clacked by his own goalkeeper.
Following a long deferral, Foden took advantage of an unfilled goal when individual substitute Sergio Aguero struck the post.