Manchester City – Brentford: summary, result, and goals


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This is how we have explained the football match that Guardiola’s Manchester City played against Brentford at the Etihad Stadium, corresponding to matchday 16 of the 2022/23 Premier League

Brentford have defeated City at the Etihad (1-2) 

BIG SURPRISE AT THE ETIHAD! City lose 2-1 to Brentford, who had yet to win away from home this season. Ivan Toney, hero of Thomas Frank’s. Whatever Arsenal does against Wolves, they will lead the break for the Qatar 2022 World Cup


99′De Bruyne avoids what would have been Brentford’s third goal. Chime of Thomas Frank

98′TONEY, HERO OF THE BRENTFORD! He seals his double and Brentford caresses victory at the Etihad. It has been a counterattack led by Rico

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97′Foden shoots wide. Tried it many times but to no avail

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92′Yellow card for Jensen

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 This time Ederson! He made the save against Toney, who came close to scoring his second goal of the afternoon. And the goalkeeper of the City, again key

87′First connection between Julián Álvarez and Haaland, after starting the play Gündogan, but the pass does not come to fruition

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87′Julián Álvarez takes over from Cancelo

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86′Da Silva enters for Onyeka

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83′Pool of Cancelo and the referee shows him a yellow card, which the Portuguese accepts without question

82′And Ray again! He parried a shot from De Bruyne . Will Brentford’s effort be rewarded?

80′Haaland cannot find a way to impose his law in the area when the game is already in its final stretch 3

77′Again Raya to the rescue of Brentford by deflecting a ball sent by Cancelo


75′Haaland has not yet been able to finish off on goal, but he has generated three chances for his teammates

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73′Wissa by Mbeumo on the Brentford

15:0672′- Providential David Raya! Great dhut by Rodri and the Barcelona World Cup goalkeeper deflects the ball

71′He almost scored Brentford Rico Henry’s second goal! But a great Laporte puts his toe in and prevents Brenfford from achieving the second goal

70′Highly deflected volley from Phil Foden. City are currently looking unsuccessfully for their second goal

67′Great center from De Bruyne, but again City doesn’t take advantage of it. Haaland, again without being able to take advantage of it

66′Toney’s volley and Ederson saves! The author of the Brentford scorer has had a great chance

65′Good triangulation from City. De Bruyne with Gündogal and Haaland ahead. But the ball bounced badly at Gündogan and he shot it, high

62′City continues attacking and attacking, but despite their impetus, the plays by Guardiola’s men have not reached a fruitful culmination. Brentford manages to make the match uncomfortable for their rival

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61′Norgaard takes over from Janelt at Brentford

60′Counterattack led by Rico Henry, but City cut the play, the first in which Brentford approached City in a long stretch of the match

59′Again Haaland does not reach a center. For now, it is not Haaland’s day, back after his physical problems

58′This time it is Laporte who shoots at the goal, but the ball goes high

57′The referee calls some players to ask for calm in the face of protests over some controversial plays

56′Shot by Cancelo and deflects David Raya

56′With a bandage, Laporte will continue playing and the match resumes

fifty’Laporte, another of those summoned by Luis Enrique, is being treated on the pitch

48′Laporte, on the ground, bleeding, after suffering a cut eyebrow. It was a fortuitous clash with the Brentford center-back

48′Gundogan’s header, Brentford manages to deflect the ball. City attacks without fence

47′Since he scored his goal, Brentford have basically held their own

2:40 p.m.46′- The game resumes as the first ended. Possession belongs entirely to City, looking for the second goal

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2:21 p.m.BREAK

45+3′City is looking for the second goal before the break arrives. Brentford suffers after Foden’s 1-1

2:20 p.m.45+1 MANCHESTER CITY TIES!  On a pass from Akanji, Foden, in a good move, steps forward and hits David Rayo with a great shot

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44′Concern among the City fans because Brentford are holding up very well at the Etihad, where they continue to win

42′Erling Haaland did not manage to head off a pass from Phil Foden. It is not the afternoon for the Norwegian star (who will not participate in the World Cup) or City


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40’GO, SAVIOR! Foden’s dangerous center after a De Bruyne boarding pass. The Barcelona goalkeeper intervenes providentially for his team


38′The City tries to print verticality to their game. Active Bernardo Silva. Double header from Stones. But the ball crashes into Brentford’s defensive wall

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37′Yellow card for Haaland

33′Since Toney’s goal, Brentford have not arrived before Ederson’s goal

31′Henry puts his head in and the ball goes to a corner. He takes it out of De Bruyne. Haaland cannot finish off and the ball is taken by David Raya

30′City attacks and attacks, but at the moment they have not managed to beat World Cup player David Raya

29′The referee signals a goal kick before the indignation of Manchester City

28′De Bruyne claims that Henry has given him a penalty. Again the VAR reviews the play. The City is pressing

27′They confirmed to the referee, Peter Bankes, that the play was outside the area. Brentford continue to defend themselves

26′The VAR is examining whether the play was outside or inside the area

26′Henry’s mistake, and double. He misses the delivery and the ball also hits his arm. But it can be outside

24′Launch by Phil Foden, but the ball ends up at Henry’s feet. Brentford defending their advantage at the Etihad


22′Forehand from another Spanish World Cup player, Rodri, who comes out high. Brentford continues to command the scoreboard

19′Brentford have yet to win an away game this season . City have achieved 16 wins away from the Etihad in all competitions

18′Neither Haaland nor Foden can reach a cross from De Bruyne . City continues without success in front of goal

16′A long pass from the Spanish World Cup goalkeeper David Raya, touched by Bem Mee, sends a header to Toney, who hits a header that beats Ederson


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13′City backlash led by Kevin de Bruyne, paired with Phil Foden. but again the ‘citizen’ team is unable to finish the play. Haaland remains in vain waiting for the ball. The City is not finding the way at the moment 3 3

09′New arrival from City. Play Laporte, but without success. The City does not take advantage of the play

08′City’s first chance! De Bruyne and Haaland participate, but do not bear fruit

07′Brentford is playing bravely against a City that has not quite flowed. He has trouble linking the mean to the attack

05′Another great stop from Ederson! Two interventions followed by the City goalkeeper. that removes the danger of Toney’s auction

04′The Brentford is coming. Possession of the City, but the first opportunity was of the Brentford. None of Guardiola’s

03′EDERSON TAKES IT OUT! The City goalkeeper, providential to get the ball from Onyeka in a Brentford counterattack. Notice of Thomas Frank’s

01′City already has the ball. Guardiola’s team monologue regarding possession . But Brentford is well positioned


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