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Game #5580

Aston Villa

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Lost

11th (-)

Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

Premier League

Manchester City

Attendance: Behind closed doors
(COVID-19)

Villa Park

Aston Villa

1-2

State of Abu Dhabi

Assist(s) | Ollie Watkins | 1' |

MATCH SUMMARY

Villa score after 20 seconds but are beaten.

KEY MAN

Celebrating John McGinn's 1' goal against Manchester City on 21 April 2021

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MATCH TIMELINE

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

โšฝ | 1โ€™ Goal, 1-0, John McGinn (20s), Assist by Ollie Watkins
๐Ÿฅ… | 22โ€™ Goal, 1-1, (Manchester City), Phil Foden
๐Ÿฅ… | 40โ€™ Goal, 1-2, (Manchester City), Rodri
๐ŸŸฅ | 44โ€™ Sending off, (Manchester City), John Stones
๐Ÿ•’ | HT Aston Villa 1-2 Manchester City
๐Ÿ” | 46โ€™ Sub off, Jacob Ramsey, Sub on, Keinan Davis
๐Ÿ” | 63โ€™ Sub off, Marvelous Nakamba, Sub on, Ross Barkley
๐Ÿ” | 75โ€™ Sub off, Bertrand Traorรฉ, Sub on, Anwar El Ghazi
๐ŸŸจ | 54โ€™ Booking, Matty Cash
๐ŸŸจ | 57โ€™ Booking, Matty Cash
๐ŸŸฅ | 57โ€™ Sending off, Matty Cash
๐Ÿ•’ | FT Aston Villa 1-2 Manchester City

ON THIS DAY

Matty Cash sent off 57', John McGinn scored Villa's second fastest Premier League goal after Dwight Yorke's 12 second strike at Coventry City on Saturday, 30 September 1995.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ๐Ÿ†
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: โŒ
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 1995-96

Manchester City

European Cup / Champions League: โŒ
UEFA Cup Winners Cup: ๐Ÿ†
League Champions: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
FA Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
League Cup Winners: ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ† ๐Ÿ†
Last Trophy: 2020-21

FIXTURE HISTORY

Manchester City

Previous 5 vs. Abu Dhabi: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

FIXTURE DETAILS

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Season | 2020-21 |
Matchday | #35 |
League Match | #31 |
Manager Game | #118 |
Wednesday, 21 April 2021

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Dean Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | West Bromwich, 2018-2021
Referee: Peter Bankes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Liverpool, 2014-
Kick off: 8.15pm
HT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
FT Result: ๐ŸŸฅ Lost
FT Score: ๐ŸŸฅ 1-2
Last 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Dean Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

๐Ÿ•’ 118 | ๐ŸŸฉ | 48 ๐ŸŸจ | 24 ๐ŸŸฅ 46 | 1.42

Villa Career Form:

Top 8

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Peter Bankes | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Liverpool, 2014-
Matches Officiated: 15
๐ŸŸฉ : 4
๐ŸŸจ : 3
๐ŸŸฅ : 8
๐Ÿ†˜ : 0
Previous 5: ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸฉ
Last Match: ๐ŸŸฉ 27 Feb 21, Villa 1-0 Leeds (a)
Incidents: ๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸจ ๐ŸŸฅ
Assistants: Stuart Burt, Neil Davies

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

Manchester City

๐ŸŸฅ ๐ŸŸจ

TEAM NEWS

Captain Jack Grealish is once again ruled out through injury - his 9th consecutive absence and longest run out of the side since February 2019 (14 games). Grealish is joined by new casualty Trรฉzรฉguet following surgery on a ligament injury that will keep him out of contention until the 2021-22 season. Morgan Sanson misses out once again (knee) as does long term absentee Wesley.

โ€‹Marvelous Nakamba starts consecutive league games whilst Jacob Ramsey comes in for Trรฉzรฉguet, Carney Chukwuemeka makes a return to the bench - the 17 year-old's second squad appearance of his Villa career.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age: | 25.21 |
Oldest Player: GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | 28.65 |
Youngest Player: M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 19.91 |

MANAGER

Dean Smith | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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Aston Villa

GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸจ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Tyrone Mings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Matt Targett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
M Marvelous Nakamba | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ | ๐Ÿ” |
M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ | ๐Ÿ” |
CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐Ÿ”ฅ |

MANAGER

Pep Guardiola | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |

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Manchester City

GK Ederson | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Kyle Walker (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Rรบben Dias | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
CB John Stones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ๐ŸŸฅ |
LB Oleksandr Zinchenko | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
M ฤฐlkay GรผndoฤŸan | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ๐ŸŸจ |
M Rodri | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | โšฝ |
M Bernado Silva | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
M Phil Foden | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | โšฝ |
W Riyad Mahrez | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ๐Ÿ” |
F Gabriel Jesus | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ๐Ÿ” |

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SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | 46' |
๐Ÿ” M Ross Barkley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | for M Marvelous Nakamba | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ | 63' |
๐Ÿ” W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | for W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ | 75' |

SUBSTITUTES

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๐Ÿ” | CB Aymeric Laporte | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | for F Gabriel Jesus | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | 46โ€™ |
๐Ÿ” | M Fernandinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | for W Riyad Mahrez | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | 89โ€™ |

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UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Tom Heaton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ |
RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ |
CB Kortney Hause | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |
CB Bjรถrn Engels | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช |
M Carney Chukwuemeka | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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GK Zack Steffen | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ |
CB Nathan Akรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ |
CB Eric Garcรญa | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
LB Benjamin Mendy | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท |
RB Joรฃo Cancelo | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น |
W Ferran Torres | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ |
W Raheem Sterling | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

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SQUAD STATS

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1st XI Cost: ยฃ153.36m
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 7/11
Homegrown: 1/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ8.10m
Team Cost: ยฃ161.46m
Squad Cost: ยฃ180.27m
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 13/20
Homegrown: 2/20

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Emiliano Martรญnez | ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ19.58m |
GK Tom Heaton | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ7.92m |

RB Matty Cash | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ14.18m |
LB Matt Targett | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ14.04m |
RB Ahmed Elmohamady | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | ยฃ0.99m |
LB Neil Taylor | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ | Exchange |

CB Tyrone Mings | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ20.60m |
CB Ezri Konsa | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ11.97m |
CB Bjรถrn Engels | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ7.20m |
CB Kortney Hause | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.70m |

M Douglas Luiz | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ15.12m |
M Marvelous Nakamba | ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ผ | ยฃ10.80m |
M John McGinn | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ | ยฃ2.79m |
M Jacob Ramsey | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Carney Chukwuemeka | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |
M Ross Barkley | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Loan |

W Bertrand Traorรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ | ยฃ16.56m |
W Anwar El Ghazi | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ8.10m |

CF Ollie Watkins | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ27.72m |
CF Keinan Davis | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Free |

SQUAD STATS

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Manchester City arrive at Villa Park with the most expensive squad to ever face Villa having costed ยฃ749m.

1st XI Cost: ยฃ412.02m
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 3/11
Homegrown: 1/11
Subs Cost: ยฃ94.50m
Team Cost: ยฃ506.52m
Squad Cost: ยฃ748.82m
Home Nation ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง : 4/20
Homegrown: 1/20

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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GK Ederson | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ36.00m |
GK Zack Steffen | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ6.14m |

RB Joรฃo Cancelo | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ58.50m |
LB Benjamin Mendy | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ49.35m |
RB Kyle Walker (ex) | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ47.43m |
LB Oleksandr Zinchenko | ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ | ยฃ1.80m |

CB Rรบben Dias | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ61.20m |
CB Aymeric Laporte | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ58.50m |
CB John Stones | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ50.04m |
CB Nathan Akรฉ | ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ | ยฃ40.77m |
CB Eric Garcรญa | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ1.46m |

M Rodri | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ56.43m |
M Bernado Silva | ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น | ยฃ45.00m |
M Fernandinho | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ36.00m |
M Ilkay Gรผndogan | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช | ยฃ24.30m |
M Phil Foden | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Youth |

W Riyad Mahrez | ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ | ยฃ61.02m |
W Raheem Sterling | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | ยฃ57.33m |
W Ferran Torres | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ | ยฃ28.75m |

F Gabriel Jesus | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | ยฃ28.80m |

UNAVAILABLE

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Injury | 4 |
CF Wesley | ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท | Knee, ACL
M Jack Grealish | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ | Leg
M Morgan Sanson | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Knee
W Trรฉzรฉguet | ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ | Ligament

Out on Loan | 3 |
M Conor Hourihane | ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช | Swansea
RB Frรฉdรฉric Guilbert | ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท | Strasbourg
GK Lovre Kaliniฤ‡ | ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ท | Hajduk Split

Not Selected | 1 |
GK Jed Steer | ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ |

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Halfโ€จ

M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

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โšฝ | Goal
๐Ÿ”ฅ | Assist
๐Ÿ” | Substitution

๐ŸŸจ | Booking

๐ŸŸฅ | Sending off

๐Ÿ†˜ | Poor refereeing performance
๐ŸŸข : Debut ๐Ÿ”ด : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Possession F | 28%
Possession A | 72%
Shots F | 8
Shots A | 13
Shots on Target F | 3
Shots on Target A | 3
Corners F | 1
Corners A | 11
Fouls F | 12
Fouls A | 7

MATCH QUOTES

Pre Match *Wednesday, 21 April 2021* *Villa manager Dean Smith* โ€‹"I'm very pleased [the European Super League is not happening]. It's been a very strange 48-72 hours. I think it has brought a lot of emotion from football people. Hopefully we're back to normality now." --- Post Match *Wednesday, 21 April 2021* *Villa goalscorer and legend John McGinn* โ€‹"It was just my feeling on the pitch but that was the best 90 minutes I have seen [from an opposition team]. It was a nightmare to be perfectly honest." --- *Wednesday, 21 April 2021* *Villa manager Dean Smith* โ€‹"Great start - we played a ball in behind with a kick free kick which we had spoken about and then had to defend very because they had 25 minutes of wonderful football. โ€‹"The disappointing part for me is the manner of the goals, we know Ederson has a good strike on him and they pick up the second ball there and if you lose against Man City you want them to be working wonderfully executed goals, you don't want to concede those kind of goals. Matty Cash's first yellow was harsh but second one was just stupid and reckless, with them having ten men you wonโ€™t get a better chance to beat City." โ€‹"[Matty Cash's] first one [yellow card] was a pull, we don't seem to see many of them given, their red card [John Stones] was probably a yellow as well though. I think you can slow anything down and it looks worse - it was right in front of me and heโ€™s gone for the ball and caught the man, you see that all the time. โ€‹"Our plan was to get it out to the front two and get behind but we never got behind them enough, we got a few crosses in early on but once we had the man sent off the half time plan goes out the window. It was a bit more even at ten v ten but they have better technically gifted players than we have on the ball. โ€‹"We made a great start. It was something we had spoken about. We have one of the best players in the league who can run in behind the oppositions defence in the shape of Ollie Watkins. โ€‹"We defended reasonably well. It was probably the manner of the goals we conceded that was most disappointing "Cashy will learn from that. The second one was stupid and reckless. โ€‹"Some of Manchester City's play play was outstanding. They schooled us at times. โ€‹"I've been involved in professional football for 34 years and I haven't seen football come together like it has this week. That shows you how outraged people were at the plans." ---

MATCH REPORT