AllvertaGlobal – OtoSport – Manchester City managed to steal full points when they visited Wolverhampton Wanderers (Wolves) in the eighth week of the Premier League, the highest caste of the English League, the 2022-2023 season.
Man City’s victory was marked by a new history from the striker, Erling Haaland, to the Wolves player’s kung fu kick which then ended with a red card.
The Wolves vs Man City match which took place at the Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, on Saturday (17/9/2022), ended with a convincing 0-3 score. Man City’s winning goals were scored by Jack Grealish, Erling Haaland, and Phil Foden.
In the first half Jack Grealish first found the net for Wolves when the game had only been running for a few minutes . He scored after receiving feedback from Kevin De Bruyne.
After that, Erling Haaland was able to double Man City’s advantage through a shot from distance when the game entered the 16th minute. He beat the Wolves goalkeeper who failed to be blocked by Jose Sa.
Thanks to his goal contribution against Wolves, Erling Haaland successfully set a new record in Premier League history. He became the first player in Premier League history to score in the first four games in the English league.
Previously, the Norwegian striker, who signed for Man City in July 2022 from borussia dortmund, also scored in away games against West Ham United, Newcastle United and Aston Villa.
Man City’s goals in the match against Wolves did not stop after Erling Haaland made history. After that, Pep Guardiola’s squad again added to the advantage through Phil Foden’s action in the 69th minute and ensured locking victory over Wolves.
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In addition to the new history of Erling Haaland, Man City’s victory was also colored by dangerous movements such as kung fu kicks in the first half when entering the 33rd minute.
The movement that resembled a kung fu kick was made by Wolves defender Nathan Collins when he was about to sweep the ball in front of Man City striker Jack Grealish. When he was about to sweep the ball, Nathan Collins lifted his right leg while jumping until it hit Jack Grealish’s stomach.
Jack Grealish who was hit by Nathan Collins immediately fell and winced in pain. The Wolves defender had to receive a red card, then the hosts were forced to play with 10 players.
With the result of this match, Man City rose to the top of the Premier League 2022-2023 standings. They pocketed with 17 points from seven matches, only on the other hand, Wolves had to settle for 16th place in the standings by collecting 6 points from seven matches.
Wolves vs Man City line-up:
Wolves (4-3-3): 1-Sa (GK); 3-Nouri, 4-Collins, 19-Jonny, 23-Kilman; 8-Neves, 27-Nunes, 28-Moutinho; 7-Neto, 10-Podence, 17-Guedes. Cadangan: 13-Sarkic (GK), 14-Mosquera, 22-Semedo, 23-Toti, 64-Bueno, 6-Traore, 25-Ronan, 77-Campbell, 11-Chan.
Coach: Bruno Lage.
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Man City (4-3-3): 31-Ederson (GK); 3-Dias, 5-Stones, 7-Cancelo, 25-Akanji; 16-Rodri, 17-De Bruyne, 20-Bernardo; 10-Grealish, 47-Foden, 9-Haaland. Cadangan: 18-Ortega (GK), 33-Carson (GK), 2-Walker, 6-Ake, 8-Guendogan, 21-Gomez, 8-Palmer, 19-Alvarez, 26-Mahrez.
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