Manchester City were strong. In one day, Arsenal’s hopes of winning the title were dashed. It rose from second place in the Premier League, which had fallen for a while, to the top right away. ‘Monster striker’ Haaland exploded his 35th goal in the Premier League.
Manchester City defeated West Ham 3-0 in the 28th round of the ‘2022-23 season English Premier League’ held at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England on the 4th (Korean time). Pajuk’s 9th consecutive league win came back to 1st place in the Premier League. Arsenal, who played one more game than Manchester City, fell to second place in the league in one day.
Manchester City had Haaland one-top with Jack Grealish, Bernardo Silva, Julian Alvarez and Riyad Mahrez as fire support. West Ham is four-back-based as it was on the way to Manchester City, but focused on defense and used tactics aimed at counter-attacks.
Manchester City’s home momentum was quite fierce. From the beginning, he pressed West Ham and aimed for the opening goal with a threatening shot. Mahrez and Holland looked for an opportunity from the front and the side. West Ham was in a hurry to defend Manchester City’s attack in the box in a form close to two-line defense. It was only around the 29th minute of the first half that he aimed for Manchester City with a shot.
Manchester City took the lead by increasing ball possession, but could not easily attack the dense defense, including Haaland. West Ham finished the first half scoreless and achieved the desired result, but it was difficult to hold on until the second half. Manchester City scored from a set piece in the 5th minute of the second half. Mahrez’s free kick was finished by Ake, breaking through West Ham’s defense.
West Ham’s strategy was finished in 5 minutes after the whistle blew in the second half. Afterwards, he made every effort to score the equalizer through substitution. I had no choice but to raise the line, but rather fell prey to Manchester City. Manchester City made an easy attacking job. West Ham pulled the reins of the attack further with the introduction of Ings.바카라사이트
In the end, Manchester City scored an extra goal. In the 25th minute of the second half, Haaland shook the net with the help of Grealish. It was a moment when he broke his new record by scoring his 35th Premier League goal this season. He surpassed Andy Cole and Alan Shearer (34 goals) and showed off his scoring ability as a “monster” striker. West Ham, who had a two-goal difference, made a difference by putting in Benrama.
However, Manchester City poured cold water on the pursuit of West Ham with a key goal. In the 40th minute of the second half, Phil Foden shook the West Ham net with a sensuous shot and roared. West Ham tried their best to recover, but failed to create a chance to do so. Manchester City returned to first place in the Premier League in one day, adding three points with a perfect performance at home without conceding a goal.