Premier League 2020 Manchester City vs Sheffield United highlights – Manchester City defeated Sheffield United 1-0 with Sergio Aguero’s 73rd-minute goal at Bramall Lane on Tuesday.
Manchester City missed an opportunity to score early on when the 22-year-old, Gabriel Jesus failed to score a penalty in the 36th minute after Chris Basham conceded a foul in the penalty area.
The visitors had the opportunity to put themselves on the front early in the game with Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling trying hard to put the goal in the net. But, they were denied by the goalkeeper, Dean Henderson with a brilliant save. Some moments later, he produced another great save to deny center-back Nicolas Otamendi from scoring.
Premier League 2020 Manchester City vs Sheffield United highlights
The hosts created some chances in the second half but failed to capitalize on them with Lys Mousset missing on an easy backheel and Oliver McBurnie failing to put across from Enda Stevens.
Manchester City put themselves on the front and garnered the lead with a 73rd-minute goal from Sergio Aguero who substituted Gabriel Jesus in the 67th minute. He converted a cross from Kevin De Bruyne and put it into an empty net to provide the lead to the visitors.
Premier League 2020 Manchester City vs Sheffield United highlights – In the post-match interview, City boss Pep Guardiola said that Sergio was on fire at the moment and that they were glad to have their strikers in that kind of form. He said that he was very happy with the team and created enough chances to win the game comfortably. He said that it was a great victory for them.
United manager, Wilder said in the post-match interview that he was enormously proud of his team as they went toe-to-toe with the second-placed team in the Premier League. He said that games like these help them with the experience that they require. He also added that they worked hard to get there and that they had no regrets with the way they played.
Manchester City are now 13 points behind Liverpool with 51 points off 24 matches while Sheffield United are at the seventh place with 33 points off 24 matches in the Premier League points table.