Manchester City win 2-1 over Villa… 1 point gap with leaders Chelsea

Manchester City won the match against Aston Villa 2-1 in the 14th round of the English Premier League (EPL) for the 2021-22 season on the 2nd (Korean time). /photo = Reuters

Manchester City (Man City) are closely following the lead Chelsea with three points.

Manchester City defeated Aston Villa 2-1 in the 14th round match of the English Premier League (EPL) for the 2021-22 season held at Villa Park in Birmingham, England on the 2nd (Korean time). With that match, Manchester City took the second place with 32 points (10 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses). On the other hand, Villa are in 13th place with 16 points (5 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses). Chelsea are currently in first place with 33 points.

It was Man City’s responsibility to take the lead. In the 27th minute of the first half, Raheem Sterling broke through the left side with a bold dribble. After receiving a pass from the front, Ruben Dias broke the goal line of Villa with a low and fast shot.

Manchester City scored an additional goal. In the 43rd minute of the first half, David Silva, who took over a cross from Gabriel Jesus, shook Villa’s net with a left-footed volley. The first half ended with Manchester City leading 2-0.

Even Pilate did not fall easily. In the 2nd minute of the second half, Ollie Watkins hit the ball over from a corner kick with a right-footed shot and it continued to score. However, no further goals were scored and the match ended in a 2-1 win for Manchester City.

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