English Premier League

Man City vs Leicester 2021-22 English Premier League

  • 5': Kevin De Bruyne
  • 14': Riyad Mahrez (P)
  • 21': Ilkay Gündogan
  • 25': Raheem Sterling (P)
  • 69': Aymeric Laporte
  • 87': Raheem Sterling
FT
6 - 3
  • 55': James Maddison
  • 59': Ademola Lookman
  • 65': Kelechi Iheanacho

Manchester City hold off Leicester City comeback in nine-goal thriller to extend lead at top

Manchester City extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to six points after a thrilling 6-3 home win over Leicester City on Sunday.

Match Commentary

  • 5': Goal! Manchester City 1, Leicester City 0. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Fernandinho.
  • 14': Goal! Manchester City 2, Leicester City 0. Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the top right corner.
  • 21': Goal! Manchester City 3, Leicester City 0. Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner.
  • 25': Goal! Manchester City 4, Leicester City 0. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.
  • 45': Jannik Vestergaard (Leicester City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45'+2': First Half ends, Manchester City 4, Leicester City 0.
  • 45': Substitution, Leicester City. Timothy Castagne replaces Ayoze Pérez.
  • 45': Second Half begins Manchester City 4, Leicester City 0.
  • 55': Goal! Manchester City 4, Leicester City 1. James Maddison (Leicester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kelechi Iheanacho.
  • 59': Goal! Manchester City 4, Leicester City 2. Ademola Lookman (Leicester City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kelechi Iheanacho with a through ball following a fast break.
  • 65': Goal! Manchester City 4, Leicester City 3. Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner.
  • 69': Goal! Manchester City 5, Leicester City 3. Aymeric Laporte (Manchester City) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Riyad Mahrez with a cross following a corner.
  • 71': Substitution, Leicester City. Hamza Choudhury replaces Youri Tielemans.
  • 71': Substitution, Manchester City. Phil Foden replaces Kevin De Bruyne.
  • 75': James Maddison (Leicester City) is shown the yellow card.
  • 87': Goal! Manchester City 6, Leicester City 3. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Rúben Dias following a corner.
  • 90'+1': Fernandinho (Manchester City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 90'+4': Second Half ends, Manchester City 6, Leicester City 3.

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: Etihad Stadium
Location: Manchester, England
Attendance: 53,226

English Premier League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Arsenal 8 +12 21
2 Manchester City 8 +20 20
3 Tottenham Hotspur 8 +9 17
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 7 +6 14
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Statistics

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11 Fouls 9
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
14 Corner Kicks 4
5 Saves 2
71.8 POSSESSION 28.2
17 SHOTS 14
9 ON GOAL 8
0.5 On Target % 0.6
2 Penalty Goals 0
2 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
693 Accurate Passes 251
736 Passes 289
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.9
6 Accurate Crosses 3
24 Crosses 10
0.3 Cross % 0.3
26 Long Balls 34
17 Accurate Long Balls 15
0.7 Long Balls % 0.4
5 Blocked Shots 1
3 Effective Tackles 10
7 Tackles 15
0.4 Tackle % 0.7
3 Interceptions 9
9 Effective Clearances 25
9 Clearances 25

Line-Ups

MNC Manchester City (4-3-3)

No. Name
31 Ederson (GK)
14 Aymeric Laporte
3 Rúben Dias
11 Oleksandr Zinchenko
27 João Cancelo
25 Fernandinho
8 Ilkay Gündogan
17 Kevin De Bruyne
20 Bernardo Silva
7 Raheem Sterling
26 Riyad Mahrez

LEI Leicester City (4-4-1-1)

No. Name
1 Kasper Schmeichel (GK)
23 Jannik Vestergaard Yellow Card
18 Daniel Amartey
33 Luke Thomas
11 Marc Albrighton
22 Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall
8 Youri Tielemans
37 Ademola Lookman
17 Ayoze Pérez
14 Kelechi Iheanacho
10 James Maddison

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