0-1: Manchester City beat Leicester before visiting the Bernabéu

NEWS | 02/22/2020

Somewhat of Gabriel Jesus ten minutes from the end gave the victory to the next Real Madrid rival in the Champions League.

Manchester City imposed at home to Leicester before visiting the Bernabeu in Champions and added the three points in a close match. Gabriel Jesus was in charge of scoring the decisive goal in the 80 'after a great play by Mahrez. The rival of Real Madrid it consolidates in the second position, as it increases its advantage over Leicester to seven points, which remains third in the classification.

The first part ended without goals, although both teams had a clear opportunity to score. The first, at eight minutes, was for the locals. Vardy stood before Ederson in his hand, but he crashed the ball into the post. The response of Manchester City came eight minutes later after a great collective play that culminated Gundogan in the small area and was met with a great intervention by Schmeichel.

Penalty failed by Agüero

The second half began at another pace and with Manchester City dominating. In fact, the visitors could get ahead in 62 ’from the penalty spot. Agüero was in charge of launching it, but Schmeichel guessed the direction of the shot. Ten minutes after the end of the statutory time, Gabriel Jesus scored, who shortly before replaced Agüero. The balance of the team led by Guardiola in this League is 18 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses.

Schmeichel, Soyuncu, Jonny Evans, Fuchs (Ayoze, 92 '), R. Pereira, Tielemans, Praet (James, 84 ’), Maddison, Chilwell, Iheanacho (Barnes, 46') and Vardy.

1-Manchester City: Ederson, Walker, Fernandinho, Laporte (Otamendi, 58 ’), B. Mendy, De Bruyne, Rodrigo, Gundogan, Mahrez, Agüero (Gabriel Jesus, 76’) and B. Silva.

0-1 (min. 80): Gabriel Jesus

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