Man City secure their 13th successive home victory in the Premier League (PL) after first-half goals from Phil Foden and Erling Haaland fire Pep Guardiola’s side to a 2-0 victory over Nottingham Forest at the Etihad Arena.
Having made the ideal beginning to their PL campaiign with five successive successes, the hosts looked ready for business during the initial stages, and their initial strain was compensated with a leap forward inside seven minutes. Rodri was the modeler of the move, showering an inch-ideal inclining pass into the way of Kyle Walker, and the full-back showed fantastic attention to pad the ball back to Foden, who fire a clinical first-time effort beyond past Matt Turner.
Man City secure their 13th home victory
Furnished with all the energy, City double their advantage in the fourteenth minute through Haaland, as the Norwegian charm headed home from Matheus Nunes’ enticing conveyance following another splendid team move. Having enlisted more than 80% belonging in a predominant opening half-hour, the Cityzens took their foot off the gas with HT drawing closer, allowing Steve Cooper’s overwhelmed side to endure to the span minus any additional harm.
That choice furnished the visitors with a lot of support as they hoped to profit by their mathematical benefit, yet obvious possibilities came at a higher cost than expected as Guardiola’s men held firm under tension.
With time ticking into the last 15 minutes, Haaland rejected a great chance to take care of the game, however that made a difference little to the FT result, as City drifted through the end stages to get a persuading three points, procuring their 6th back to back PL win of the new campaign. As for forest, they’ll be quick to return one weekend from now against Brentford after only one victory in their last five matches.