Manchester city vs everton, live! how to watch, team news, tv

Rodrigo scored a goal of the season contender as Manchester thành phố beat Everton 3-0 in a one-sided affair at the Etihad Stadium.

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The Spaniard beat Jordan Pickford with a 25-yard thunderbolt khổng lồ double City’s lead after Raheem Sterling converted Joao Cancelo’s superb cross khổng lồ mark his 300th Premier League appearance with a goal.

Bernardo Silva wrapped up the three points late on, when he reacted quickest to lớn slide Cole Palmer’s deflected strike through Pickford’s legs from six-yards.

It was another masterful performance from the defending champions, who replicated the dominant display against Manchester United a fortnight ago lớn claim a deserved victory.


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With city enjoying 77% of possession, Everton mustered just two shots on target, with Ederson"s only save of note coming from a free-kick Andros Townsend fired straight at the goalkeeper.

And, such was our superiority, the margin of victory could have been far greater.

With Pickford beaten, Ilkay Gundogan saw a looping header bounce off the top of the crossbar, whilst Sterling had a penalty decision overturned after referee Stuart Attwell consulted the pitch-side monitor and adjudged no foul had taken place when Michael Keane’s liên hệ sent the winger to lớn the floor.

Sterling spurned a glorious chance to claim a second, when he arrived unmarked at the far post lớn meet substitute Riyad Mahrez’s low cross, only for Pickford lớn gather after the winger’s heavy touch let him down.

Guardiola handed 19-year-old James McAtee his Premier League debut in the final five minutes, and the young midfielder showed some impressive touches, going close lớn adding a fourth when he fired into the side-netting with seconds remaining.

The win sees thành phố return to second in the table, having temporarily dropped to lớn third following Liverpool’s victory over Arsenal on Saturday.


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City in cruise control

The build up to this trò chơi was far from ideal for Guardiola’s men.

After 10 days apart due to the international break, the Catalan had lớn contend with the loss of Kevin De Bruyne due to lớn COVID-19 và Jack Grealish, who picked up an injury whilst away with England.

Phil Foden was also a doubt, but started in a contest in which đô thị could have been out of sight by half-time.

Everton mix up to contain but their hopes of threatening on the counter-attack were dented when Demari Gray limped off inside 20-minutes and, after a cagey start, the hosts soon began khổng lồ create chance after chance.

In the opening exchanges, Foden strained lớn head Sterling’s cross wide at the far post and, when he returned the favour as momentum began to lớn build, City’s No.7 planted a header over the bar from six-yards.


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A slide-rule Palmer pass saw Silva denied as Pickford raced off his line lớn make a block và the Everton No.1 was left breathing a sigh of relief as Gundogan’s follow up header dropped harmlessly onto the crossbar.

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It was one of several moments of promise from Palmer, who proved why he is so highly thought of on his first league start.

Regularly popping up in pockets of space in the final third, he was denied a goal when Pickford scrambled across his line to push his 20-yard drive away, but will feel he could have done better when he blazed over from a similar distance after the break.

The youngster again looked at trang chủ in a thành phố side firing on all cylinders and, with a history of performing well during the winter, this victory, coupled with the win at United, bodes well for the hectic festive period.

Classy cancelo

In the midst of his best spell in a thành phố shirt, Cancelo has been one of City’s star men this season.

He has started all 12 of our Premier League games và this showing only reinforced how valuable his attacking qualities are. 

Whether it’s from his preferred right-back position, or the left-back slot he filled against the Toffees, the Portuguese defender’s pace, dribbling and technical ability offer a unique threat from full-back.

It was the latter which proved decisive against Everton, as he unlocked the visitors’ defence with a pass of the highest quality.

Rafael Benitez"s men seemed to lớn be under little threat after clearing a Foden cross, but Cancelo picked a hole in the deep-lying back line with a superb curling pass off the outside of his boot, which Sterling gratefully steered home.

It was a moment of brilliance & the winger"s conversion was equally impressive, netting a composed first-time finish on the half-volley to lớn break the deadlock at a crucial point in the game.


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Pep Guardiola reaction

"It was good before the international break & it was good after the break.

"Rafa is a master of the moments defensively, with a team that doesn"t want to lớn attack, just defend, defend, defend & wait for the counter attack with Gray and Richarlison.

"We made a lot of passes and at the right moment attacked them & when we lost the ball were good in transition. We handled the moments in the game. I’m so satisfied with the performance after the international break."

Man of the Match: Rodrigo

The Spaniard was brilliant in the 2-0 victory over Manchester United & he returned from the international break with another fine display.

With đô thị in total control throughout, he was composed in possession khổng lồ build attacks và alert khổng lồ sniff out any danger on the rare occasions Everton looked like they might threaten.

That is the 25-year-old’s bread và butter and today’s performance was elevated with a sensational strike, which he arrowed first time into the đứng đầu corner to lớn give Pickford no chance.

A goal of the highest quality.

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What it means

City remain second in the table, three points behind leaders Chelsea after 12 games & we have a three-point cushion over fourth placed West say đắm United, who visit the Etihad next weekend.

This clean sheet was our 20th in the league in 2021, which is the most we have achieved in a calendar year.

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