Oleksandr Zinchenko provided the assist.
Football players Manchester City / photo REUTERS
On Sunday, May 8, at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, as part of the 36th round of the English Premier League, Manchester City hosted Newcastle. The match ended in a crushing victory for the “citizens” with a score of 5:0.
Ukrainian defender Alexander Zinchenko spent the entire match on the field and scored an assist on Phil Foden at the end of the game.
The scoring was opened in the 19th minute – Raheem Sterling scored with a pass from Joao Cancelo. At the end of the first half, defender Aymeric Laporte scored. Rodrigo Hernandez, Phil Foden and Raheem Sterling scored goals in the second half.
Manchester City 5-0 Newcastle
Naked: Sterling, 19, 90 + 3, Laport, 38, Rodri, 61, Foden, 90
“Manchester city”: Ederson, Zinchenko, Laporte (Egan-Reilly 87), Ruben Dias (Fernandinho 46), Joao Cancelo, Gundogan, Hernandez, De Bruyne, Grealish, Gabriel Jesus (Foden 63), Sterling
Newcastle: Dubravka, Targett, Burn, Lascelles, Kraft (Trippierre 68), Joelinton, Longstaff, Guimaraes, Saint-Maximin, Wood (Wilson 68), Almiron (Murphy 80)
Warnings: De Bruyne, 75 – Guimaraes, 31, Bern, 70, Targett, 89
The victory over Newcastle allowed Man City to regain their leadership in the Premier League and break away by three points from Liverpool, who unexpectedly lost points in this round in a duel with Tottenham Hotspur.
We will remind, on the eve of “Everton” Vitaliy Mikolenko won a victory over “Leicester”. One of the goals “taffy” was scored by a Ukrainian defender. It was his debut ball in the Premier League.
Championship of England: the position of the teams in the league
Top of the Premier League standings Manchester City. The Citizens have 86 points. Liverpool are second with 83 points. Chelsea have 67 points in 35 games and are third in the 2021/2022 English Premier League standings. Arsenal (66) – in fourth place. Newcastle are 13th in the English Premier League with 43 points. In the relegation zone are: Norwich (20th, 21 points), Watford (19th, 22 points) , Leeds (18th place, 34 points).