Phil Foden got his chance and shone brighter than anyone else wearing the Manchester City jersey in a 3-0 triumph over Bristol City as the Guardiola side march forward for the quarter finals of the tournament. With Phil Foden’s brace in the game, city got a comfortable win in the match.
Foden’s first strike was in the seventh minute of the game. However, it wasn’t completely comfortable for the city side till the English forward’s brace at 74th minute.
KDB for Manchester City had to show up to give the scoreline the perfect look with an out of the world finish even though it wasn’t a great site for Bristol City to see their team lose like that after a twelve match unbeaten streak.
Pep Guardiola fielded a strong and capable side and City looked comfortable in the game as Calvin Phillips’ strike kissed the crossbar. The blue half of Manchester did not needed to wait for long as Riyad Mahrez’s ball found Phil Foden who then fired the ball inside the opponent goal.
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Bristol City, the hosts of the game however had created plenty of chances which they missed due to inexperience. They had a great chance of getting a penalty which was denied by the ref.
However, Manchester side did not placed their goalmachine Erling Haaland in the game and yet had almost no problem in winning the game. Pep said that it has been tough for them as Bristol really showed their class. He said that he was incredibly impressed by their players and their skills.
Leicester have also blow off their chances of repeating their 2021 success in the same competition as they lost to Blackburn in a home game.