Controversial win for Manchester city has they beat Everton by one goal to nill.
Everton was denied a late penalty has rodri appeared to handle the ball inside the area not long after city has finally broken the deadlock through Phil foden. Rodri committed a huge error under no pressure when he missed control a simple ball.
The ball appeared to bounce up against the Spaniard’s arm and the incident was referred to VAR but the check was over fairly quickly with srocklery park ultimately declining against awarding a penalty and referee Paul Tierney not going to the screen.
Everton manager commented on the situation
“I’ve got a three-year-old daughter at home who could tell you that’s a penalty… It’s incompetence at best, if it’s not that, then someone needs to explain to me what it is.”
The decision caused a huge stir with Liverpool fans also furious has the call could have been crucial in the close tittle race. Manchester city moves back to 6points clear top of the table, with Liverpool not in the league action this weekend due to playing the carabo cup final against Chelsea.
Phil Foden’s game by numbers vs. Everton:
80% pass accuracy
8 touches in the opp. box
6 crosses (=most)
4 duels won
3 possessions won
3 shots (=most)
2 dribbles completed
The match winner was impressive.
Man City away from home in the Premier League since losing to Spurs on the opening day:
Clean sheets: 7
Man City have now won each of their last 10 games against Everton.
◉ 10 games
◉ 27 goals
◉ 6 conceded
A one-way rivalry.