Manchester City secures a comeback win against Liverpool with 4-1 at the Etihad Stadium.
Pep Guardiola’s men showed brilliant performance as they turned the game around after conceding an early goal by Mo Salah. Julian Alvarez, Kevin De Bruyne, Riyad Mahrez, and Jack Grealish contributed to City’s victory much to the delight of the Etihad crowd.
The win helped Guardiola reach 100 Premier League home wins in just 128 games at the Etihad, and the Algerian Mahrez became the leading African player in Premier League history in terms of assists. The result leaves City just behind league leaders Arsenal, maintaining pressure with 10 matches to go. As the packed month of fixtures across three competitions begins, City is in the best form of the season.
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City dominated the possession, but Liverpool took the lead with Salah’s goal from 15 yards. City’s response was swift, with Julian Alvarez equalizing moments later. The first half ended with an intense midfield battle. However, City took the game by storm in the second half, with De Bruyne’s finish crossing the line inside a minute after the restart.
Gundogan added another goal in the 53rd minute, and Grealish finished the scoring with a 73rd-minute goal. Grealish was named Man of the Match after his inspirational contributions helped turn the game around.
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Guardiola’s 100th Premier League home win in 128 games at the Etihad is a remarkable achievement. The City boss has led the team to score 360 goals and concede just 102 in that time, securing four Premier League titles in just six seasons.
Meanwhile, Riyad Mahrez became the leading African player in Premier League history in terms of assists, which is an incredible accomplishment. With the best form of the season, City is looking forward to a busy month of fixtures across three competitions.