LEEDS. Manchester City beats Leeds United 4-0 after a incredible match. Rodri (13′), N. Ake (54′), G. Jesus (78′) and Fernandinho (90′). Manchester City took advantage of its superior ball possession (60%).
The match was played at the Elland Road stadium in Leeds on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Paul Tierney with the assistance of Constantine Hatzidakis and Neil Davies. The 4th official was David Coote. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold around 12.6 degrees Celsius or 54.72 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 66%.
Manchester City was in firm control of the ball 60% while Leeds United was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Manchester City was more aggressive with 66 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Manchester City won the match.
Leeds United shot 7 times, 2 on target, 5 off target. On the opposite side, Manchester City shot 19 times, 6 on target, 13 off target.
Leeds United received 2 yellow cards (J. Firpo and J. Marsch). On the opposite side, Manchester City received 2 yellow cards (J. Grealish and J. Cancelo).
After this match, Leeds United will stay with 34 points to move up in the 17th place. On the other side, Manchester City will have 80 points to move up in the 2nd place.
Manchester City will host Newcastle United on the 8th of May with a 24-2 head to head statistic in favor of Manchester City (4 draws).
Leeds United: Formation and Lineups
Leeds United started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).
The manager Jesse Marsch chose to play with the following team: Illan Meslier , Stuart Dallas , Luke Ayling , Liam Cooper, Robin Koch , Pascal Struijk , Junior Firpo , Raphinha , Mateusz Klich , Kalvin Phillips , Jack Harrison and Rodrigo .
Leeds United made 3 changes: S. Dallas for D. James (45′), J. Firpo for J. Gelhardt (62′) and Rodrigo for S. Greenwood (83′).
Top player: Kalvin Phillips
Probably the most impressive player in Leeds United was Kalvin Phillips.
His rating iswith 45 passes (88% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 14. He performed 1 cross.
Manchester City: Formation and Lineups
Manchester City started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the opposite side, Josep Guardiola i Sala played with: Ederson , João Cancelo , Rúben Dias , Aymeric Laporte , Nathan Aké , Rodri , İlkay Gündoğan , Raheem Sterling , Phil Foden , Jack Grealish , Gabriel Jesus .
Manchester City made 3 changes: N. Ake for O. Zinchenko (59′), P. Foden for B. Silva (80′) and Rodri for Fernandinho (83′).
Top player: Gabriel Jesus
Probably the most impressive player in Manchester City was Gabriel Jesus.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 28 passes (78% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 12.
Results of the day
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