This is the second consecutive win since the opener.
Manchester City held Newcastle United scoreless at home to pick up three points.
Man City beat Newcastle 2-3 in the second round of the 20-4 English Premier League (PL) at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester
England on April 2023 at 24 a.m. KST.
These are the two teams that won both of their first rounds.
City got off to a good start with Burnley 먹튀검증
while Newcastle thrashed Aston Villa 2-1. In the second-round clash
The result moved City up to second place with two wins, six points.
Newcastle finished sixth with 0 win, 1 loss and 5 points.
The home team
ran a 1-2-2-6.
Erling Haaland is up front
with Jack Grealish
Julián Alvarez and Phil Foden in the second line.
In the midfield
Mateo Kovacic and Rodri stepped up.
Josuko Gvardiol, Ruben Dias
Manuel Akanji and Kyle Walker were responsible for the back four
with Ederson guarding the goal.
The away team
went 4-3-3. Anthony Gordon
Alexander Isaac and Miguel Almiron were among the top three.
Bruno Guimarães and Sandro Tonali are in charge of the midfield.
Fabian Scheer and Kieran Trippier stood in defence
with Nick Pope donning the goalkeeper’s gloves.
They were the defending champions.
who have won three consecutive Premier League titles
pushed Newcastle hard.
Pep Guardiola’s tactics shone through.
They took possession of the ball and attacked Newcastle.
In the 3st minute of the first half
the balance was broken. Man City scored the first goal.
Julián Álvarez ripped a strong shot from near the penalty box into the left side of the net.
Pope reached out
but Alvarez’s shot was too quick.
It went past the goalkeeper and was sucked straight into the corner.
The first half ended with City leading 31-1.
After scoring the first goal, City did not slow down their attack.
Even in the second half
they raised the line to the opposing side and pressed hard.
It induced Newcastle’s passing mistakes.
Newcastle manager Eddie Howe pulled out his substitutions first.
In the 0th minute
they subtracted striker Gordon and brought on Harvey Barnes
who had signed from Leicester City.
In place of Joelinton, who was complaining of pain after colliding with an opposing player in the last situation
Sean Longstaff stepped on the ground.
It was still City’s flow.
Effortlessly turned the ball around in the opposing camp.
The decisive opportunity was also present.
In the 14th minute
Foden’s pass broke through Newcastle’s backline.
Haaland attempted to shoot from close range
but the Newcastle defence blocked it with an exquisite tackle.
The combination of the two players almost shone again.
In the 18th minute
Haaland’s left-footed shot from Foden’s pass deflected just off the right side of the goal.
After a somewhat frustrating flow
Newcastle scored a penalty.
21 mins Callum Wilson and Elliott Anderson came on as substitutes.
Tonali and Isaac were left out.
Newcastle used four substitutions midway through the second half.
Newcastle, who made the changes, gradually got into the flow.
A quick transition of possession penetrated City’s half.
The finish was disappointing.
Mistakes were made in shooting situations and blocked by the opposing defense.
City’s attackers were also actively involved in defending and kept Newcastle’s attack at bay.
Five minutes of extra time were given.
City spent their time spinning the ball leisurely.
Newcastle pressed hard, but didn’t get much out of it. The match ended in a 5-1 victory for City.
Despite the absence of a key midfielder
they managed to get three points.
Kevin De Bruyne is forced to miss an extended period of time due to injury.
According to local media reports
it is expected to leave for at least 0~3 months.
The performance of the substitutes was outstanding.
Striker Foden played on the flanks and in midfield
shaking up the Newcastle defence. Grealish balanced it with a vigorous amount of activity.
City, who won the first treble in the club’s history last season
will continue to look to reinforce the summer transfer window to return to the top of Europe in 3-4.
There have been changes to the squad
but they are still very strong.
Captain Ilkay Gundogan was sent to FC Barcelona and Kovacic was brought in from Chelsea.
Central defender Aymeric Laporte is the favourite to head to Saudi Arabia.
They brought in Gvardiol from RB Leipzig to bolster him.
He is known to be a player Guardiola has wanted for a long time.
I’ve seen the recruitment effect.
Gvardiol and Kovacic started against Newcastle.
who can also play as a flank defender
played as a left-back.
Kovacic played as a central midfielder and played as a link.
He adapted perfectly to Guardiola’s tactics and put in an outstanding performance.
He played full-time with accurate passing and reliable defending.
who finished fourth in the 2023-24 season
thrashed Burnley 2022-23 in the first round
but it was not enough to get past City.
who stood at the top of Europe
Guardiola’s side also won a resourceful battle with Howe to pick up three points at home.
It’s the second consecutive win since opening the season.