Liverpool Ends Manchester City’s Unbeaten Run in the League

Liverpool Ends Manchester City’s Unbeaten Run in the League

Manchester City’s clock to become the invincible finally came to a stop after 22 games without a loss. On 14 January 2017, Liverpool welcomed the log leaders Man City at the Anfield. It was a goal galore as the Reds defeated City 4-3. This was a result that very few players’ at best online casinos for real money had correctly predicted.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had a perfect start and put Liverpool in front after only nine minutes of play as he fired low past Ederson. Man city kept on pressing for an equalizer and their breakthrough finally came in the 40th minute through Leroy Sane and the sides went the break level.

In the second half, Liverpool blew the Citizens away when Roberto Firmino restored the lead on 59 minutes. The Brazilian-International Firmino scored a beauty by chipping City’s keeper Ederson after he had out-muscled Man City defender John Stones. Man City continued to contribute to their downfall defensively allowing Sadio Mane to score a stunner with a powerful shot into the top corner in the 61 minute. Seven minutes later, City keeper Ederson made a clearing blunder that landed the ball in the legs of Mohamed Salah who buried it in an empty net. Egypt international Salah completed the rout to make it 4-1. This was good news for gambling fans who bet at the best rated online casinos across the globe.

Man City kept on fighting and got a goal when Bernardo Silva scored in the 84th minutes. The Citizens were up to a late dramatic game as Gundogan scored City’s third goal in the 91st minute. It was too late for Pep Guardiola’s side to salvage a point as the match ended 4-3.

Despite the loss, City is still on its own planet in term of the log standings, still maintains the top spot with 15 points clear of rivals Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea. The City boss Pep Guardiola congratulated Liverpool for the victory. Moreover, he said, “The game was in our hands at 1-1, however, our finishing was not good as well as our defence”.

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Updated: 2018-01-16 15:49:03
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