Playing at the American Express Stadium, Wednesday (19/5/2021) in the morning WIB, Pep Guardiola’s troops returned home with a 2-3 defeat.
Man City winning quickly when the game has only been running for two minutes through Ilkay Guendogan’s header which took advantage of Riyad Mahrez’s cross.
However, disaster was present for Man City in the 10th minute. They had to play with 10 men after Joao Cancelo was sent off for violating Danny Welbeck.
Lack of players did not reduce the aggressiveness of the visitors. Evidently, Man City expanded the advantage in the 48th minute through Phil Foden’s action.
Foden penetrated the opponent’s penalty box before crashing the ball into the goal Brighton with his left foot.
Just two minutes later, the Citizens conceded a Brighton goal scored by Leandro Trossard.
Trossard danced in the Man City penalty box, past several players, before making the final finish which was unable to intercept Ederson.
In the 72nd minute, the Man City goal was again breached by Brighton. This time the culprit was Adam Webster.
Webster broke into the Man City goal with a header after taking advantage of Pascal Gross’s cross.
Playing with 10 people actually overwhelmed Man City. Two minutes later, Webster’s goal, their net again tore.
Brighton’s third goal in the Man City goal was produced by Dan Burn’s right footed shot.
Until the end of the match, Man City was unable to respond. However, this defeat had no effect because Manchester Blue was confirmed to be the 2020-2021 Premier League champion.
Man City were unwavering at the top Premier League standings with a collection of 83 points from 37 matches.
Meanwhile, this victory led The Seagulls (The Seagulls) to 15th place in the standings. They have so far collected 41 points.
The composition of players:
Brighton & Hove Albion (3-5-2): Robert Sanchez; Ben White, Adam Webster, Daniel Burn; Pascal Gross, Steven Alzate (Andi Zeqiri 65 ‘), Yves Bissouma, Jakub Moder, Alireza Jahanbakhsh (Adam Lallana 49’); Danny Welbeck (Leandro Trossard 29 ‘), Alexis Mac Allister
Trainer: Graham Potter
Manchester City (4-3-3): Ederson Moares; Oleksandr Zinchenko, Ruben Dias, John Stones, Joao Cancelo; Ilkay Guendogan (Fernandinho 56 ‘), Rodri, Bernardo Silva (Gabriel Jesus 77’) Phil Foden, Ferran Torres (Eric Garcia 15 ‘), Riyad Mahrez
Trainer: Pep Guardiola