Manchester Metropolis recorded their seventh win on the bounce with a 1-0 victory over Brighton on the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday night.
Phil Foden’s purpose on the stroke of half time proved decisive, the Metropolis teen drifting previous Adam Webster with a wonderful first contact and passing the ball into the nook of the online.
Raheem Sterling blazed a spot kick over in stoppage time after Kevin De Bruyne had been introduced down by Robert Sanchez – the one mistake the Seagulls goalkeeper made all sport, having thwarted Metropolis with quite a lot of positive saves.
Let’s get into some participant scores.
Ederson (GK) – 6/10 – Held onto Propper effort from vary however in any other case hardly had a save to make.
Oleksandr Zinchenko – 5/10 – Struggled a bit bit in opposition to the full of life Tau, who acquired the higher of him on a few events.
Ruben Dias – 7/10 – Calm, assured and composed. Mopped up on the again intelligently and hardly gave the ball away.
John Stones – 7/10 – One other quietly assured efficiency from Stones, who hardly put a foot flawed.
Joao Cancelo – 7/10 – Picked out Mahrez with a improbable go in behind from which the Metropolis ahead ought to have scored, and will have gotten on the scoresheet himself however was denied by Sanchez.
Ilkay Gundogan (CM) – 6/10 – Saved out from shut vary by a powerful Sanchez hand within the second half.
Rodri (CM) – 6/10 – Usually tidy on the ball as Metropolis largely dominated possession.
Kevin De Bruyne (CM) – 7/10 – Picked out Mahrez with a luxurious ball in behind within the first half, and was denied thrice by three good Sanchez saves. Introduced down by Sanchez in stoppage time to win Metropolis’s spot kick.
Riyad Mahrez (RW) – 6/10 – Fired a very good one-on-one alternative narrowly extensive within the second half having timed his run in behind to perfection.
Bernardo Silva (ST) – 7/10 – Working within the false 9 position, rattled the crossbar within the second half after a intelligent piece of improvisation within the Brighton field to work room for the shot.
Phil Foden (LW) – 8/10 – Gave Metropolis the lead on the stroke of half time with an incredible contact to create the opening and low end into the underside proper nook.
Gabriel Jesus – 6/10
Raheem Sterling – 5/10 – Blazed a spot kick over in stoppage time.
Robert Sanchez (GK) – 7/10 – Made a choice of good saves to maintain out De Bruyne, Cancelo and Gundogan and preserve Brighton within the contest. Conceded a penalty on the loss of life by bringing down De Bruyne.
Adam Webster (CB) – 6/10 – Did nicely to dam a purpose sure De Bruyne effort within the first half. Was offered by Foden’s first contact within the construct as much as Metropolis’s opener, affording the England worldwide a wealth of room within the field for him to fireside dwelling.
Lewis Dunk (CB) – 6/10 – Having been strong all sport, was at fault for gifting Metropolis a penalty on the loss of life with a weak header again to Sanchez.
Dan Burn (CB) – 6/10 – Typified the Brighton efficiency with a rugged, strong defensive shift.
Joel Veltman (RWB) – 5/10 – Misplaced Foden within the construct as much as Metropolis’s opener, the England worldwide getting the flawed facet of him with a pointy flip of tempo.
Ben White (CM) – 6/10 – Working in a barely much less acquainted central midfield position, was his regular composed self and broke up play successfully.
Davy Propper (CM) – 5/10 – Hit a sweetly struck effort from the sting of the realm within the second half – nevertheless it was straight at Ederson.
Bernardo (LWB) – 6/10 – Made an important interception to chop out a primary half De Bruyne cross and forestall a Mahrez faucet in.
Percy Tau (FW) – 6/10 – Demonstrated an awesome flip of tempo to tear away from Zinchenko within the first half and seemed totally full of life every time in possession.
Leandro Trossard (ST) – 5/10 – Had Brighton’s greatest probability of the primary half, however bent his effort from contained in the field simply extensive.
Alexis Mac Allister (FW) – 6/10 – Despatched Trossard away with a wonderful volleyed go within the first half, and was typically the central inventive power for any promising openings carved out by Brighton.
Solly March – 6/10
Neal Maupay – 5/10
Reda Jousef Khadra – N/A