Manchester City destroyed Leeds United 7-0: Seven continuous wins for the City.
On Tuesday, Manchester City crushed Leeds United 7-0 at the Etihad Stadium. The team brings the total to seven Premier League wins a row and leapfrog Leeds United by four points from the top of the league table.
City merely beat Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds. City team that was at their best after taking an eight-minute lead thanks to Phil Foden.
Foden was able to score, following Leeds goalkeeper Illan Meslier coming out to block a shot from Rodri in celebration of his 500th Premier League goal in 207 matches under Pep Guardiola.
This is the fastest pace at which any team to hit this milestone.
The Spaniard’s rival, Leeds’ Argentine manager Marcelo Bielsa, did nothing to slow down a growing City. His squad’s open approach did nothing to assist.
The lead was doubled a minute after Jack Grealish met an inswinging cross from Riyad Mahrez with a strong shot that sailed across Leeds goalkeeper Meslier.
Kevin De Bruyne made it three goals, showing pace and skill as he held onto the perfect through the ball of the stunning Rodri.
The game was ended at half-time. However, City did not show any interest in slowing down, and Leeds could not compete with Guardiola’s team in top performance.
After the restart, Mahrez scored his fourth with a sloppy space in the edge of the box and able to find his place and then place the ball using an enormous deflection the lower corner.
Mahrez later established Foden to tap in, but Leeds received an opportunity to redeem themselves on an awful evening in the history of the Yorkshire club, as the strike was dismissed because of offside.
De Bruyne, looking back to his best moments, was then able to deliver the most passionate moment of the game, launching a unique, unstoppable shot from 20m away.
It wasn’t easy to comprehend how Leeds could have taken 4 points away from City in the previous season. John Stones slotted home the sixth following a brilliant double goal from Meslier.
He later replaced Nathan Ake headed in a Foden corner to give Leeds 7-0.
The defeat was 16th-placed Leeds, their most significant loss since it joined the Football League in 1920.
They were defeated 8-1 by Stoke in 1934. They also lost 7-0 against West Ham in 1966 and 7-0 against Arsenal in 1979.
“There are no positives to learn from our performances,” Bielsa added. Bielsa.
“I haven’t found anything worth valuing. If there’s nothing executed well It’s not the individualities that fail, but the execution and the organization. There’s no reason I could offer.
“Everything that took place was the exact thing we were trying to avoid. Since there’s nothing we can learn from this, I inevitably take the blame for a loss that’s this kind. We’ve never seen a performance like this,” he said.
Manchester city has 41 points along with Liverpool and Chelsea. Both teams will be playing on Thursday. They have 37 and 36 points, respectively.
De Bruyne, whose return to fitness was delayed by COVID-19, said the victory was a “booster” on behalf of the team.
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