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English league: controversial victory for Manchester City over Everton and sympathy for Ukraine


London: Manchester City came out with a fateful and controversial win in English Premier League with a clear goal by Phil Foden against his host Everton in the twenty-seventh stage, today, Saturday, which saw the stumbling of his neighbor Manchester United and the return of a smile on the face of the Italian Antonio Conte after the victory his team’s four-way over Leeds United In addition to Dane Christian Eriksen’s return to competition after surviving death last summer in a day of solidarity with Ukraine. Phil Foden scored the match goal in the 82nd minute with help from opponent Michael Keane, who lost the ball in front of goal to be followed by the striker in goal, before Everton asked for a penalty for handball by the Spaniard Rodrigo inside the area that the referee did not take in consideration after a long check of the VAR.R. ”Everton has almost provided a service to its rival and neighbor in city, Liverpool, who are in second place, but City managed to return to victories after the fatal crash against Tottenham (3-2) in the previous phase in home, moving six points away from Liverpool, absent from this stage over Sunday’s concern in the League Cup final against Chelsea. “I have to admit it was very important,” said Pep Guardiola after the win. The second half was much better than what happened in the first. Goodison Park is always tough. A great victory and another step forward ”. Manchester City players have entered in match wearing T-shirts marked “No to war” with the Ukrainian flag in the center, while Everton players carried the flags of Ukraine on their shoulders, amid the impact of City winger Oleksandr Zinchenko in bench that Russia invaded his country. Frank Lampard’s side provided a distinct first half, limiting Manchester City’s danger and posed no major threat to his goal except for a long shot. area by Belgian Kevin De Bruyne, who settled easily in the hands of goalkeeper Jordan Pickford (28), while Everton’s best chances were thanks to Brazilian Richarlison, who was blocked by fellow goalkeeper Eddron (34) in a close range. City raised the bar in the second and forced the English goalkeeper to thwart several attempts, in particular in two lots of Foden and the Portuguese Joao Cancelo (56)) and then De Bruyne to prepare against the other Portuguese Bernardo Silva to face them again (68). City continues its pressure and the ball reaches Foden after a cross from the Belgian, who follows him with a head on the crossbar (70), before managing to snatch the deadly goal (82), while a penalty is not awarded to the Everton in amid the discontent of its players. (AFP)


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