New England Premier League champions Manchester City returned to the winning streak in the Premier League on Friday with a hard-fought 4-2 win over Newcastle United.
With the hosts still safe from relegation and City now crowned champions, this match risked being planned, but thankfully, both sides put on an offer and scored a lot of goals in the process.
Besides strong defensive performance, Cancelo was at the center of everything moving forward from the left flank with punch shots and crosses or passes throughout the match.
The full-back was rewarded for his innovations in the final third of the first half when he received the ball at the edge of the penalty area and fired a shot towards the goal, only to watch it veer away from a nearby defender and dash into the far post. .
Not only did the German international set up a City goal with a superb cross pass into the penalty area, but he also spent a large portion of the match effortlessly sliding through opposing players and moving the ball around the final third.
Gundogan may not have been the man of the match on Friday, but he made sure City adapted to winning the match.
The Spaniard scored the first goal just minutes before halftime, when a superb cross from Gundogan found the striker and allowed him to shoot it into the net with an impressive effort in the back heel.
Despite Newcastle’s best attempts, the hosts were unable to clear Torres, and in the 64th minute, he stopped the ball again in the net after receiving a clever pass from Gabriel Jesus to defeat the goalkeeper with a superb shot at the top. corner.
As if that wasn’t enough, the striker was on hand to divert a rebound with a smart shot when Cancelo fired a shot from the right post just to watch it land in the striker’s path to score his third and final goal.
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