Brentford conquers Manchester City 2-1 with I. Toney scoring 2 goals. HIGHLIGHTS

MANCHESTER. Brentford bested Manchester City to win 2-1. I. Toney was the star player for his team after scoring 2 goals.

Brentford conquers Manchester City 2-1 with I. Toney scoring 2 goals. HIGHLIGHTS

MANCHESTER. Brentford prevailed over Manchester City to win 2-1. I. Toney was the star player for his team after scoring 2 goals. It was Brentford to strike first with a goal of I. Toney at the 16′. Then it was a goal in the 45′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, I. Toney gave the win to Brentford in the 90′ minute with a goal scoring a double. Manchester City was definitely superior in terms of ball possession (75%).​

The match was played at the Etihad Stadium stadium in Manchester on Saturday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Peter Bankes who was helped by Edward Smart and Nick Greenhalgh. The 4th official was Darren Bond. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 13 degrees Celsius or 55.31 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 76%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 75 Ball Possession 25
Shots
  • 28 Total 10
  • 5 On Target 7
  • 23 Off Target 3
  • 5 Shots blocked 2
  • 137 Attack 66
  • 111 Dangerous attack 33
  • 151 Ball safe​ 117
  • 9 Free Kicks 11
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 10 Corners 2
  • 2 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 9 Total 7
  • 2 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 1 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Manchester City had a superior ball possession 75% while Brentford was struggling with a 25% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Manchester City was putting more pressure with 111 dangerous attacks and 28 shots of which 5 were on target. Anyway, Brentford was capable to find the solution to win this match.​

Manchester City shot 28 times, 5 on target, 23 off target. Talking about the opposition, Brentford shot 10 times, 7 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Manchester City received 2 yellow cards (E. Haaland and J. Cancelo). On the other side, Brentford received 2 yellow cards (B. Mbeumo and M. Jensen).

Match Timeline

16'
I. Toney(goal)B. Mee
E. Haaland- Yellow
37'
P. Foden(goal)K. De Bruyne
45'
62'
C. Norgaard- sub ->V. Janelt
72'
B. Mbeumo- Yellow
74'
Y. Wissa- sub ->B. Mbeumo
J. Cancelo- Yellow
84'
87'
J. Dasilva- sub ->F. Onyeka
J. Alvarez- sub ->J. Cancelo
87'
90'
M. Jensen- Yellow
90'
I. Toney(goal)J. Dasilva

Standings

After this match, Manchester City will stay with 32 points to hold in the 2nd place. Talking about the opposition, Brentford will have 19 points like Fulham and Crystal Palace to sit in the 10th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Manchester City will play away with Everton on the 13th of May with a 19-12 head to head stats in favor of Manchester City (6 draws).

Brentford will host West Ham United on the 13th of May with a 2-2 head to head stats.

Manchester City – Formation

Manchester City
G
E. Santana de 31.Brazil
6.9
D
J. Cavaco Cancelo 7.Portugal
7.0
87' 84'
D
A. Laporte 14.Spain
7.2
D
J. Stones 5.England
6.8
D
M. Akanji 25.Switzerland
6.8
M
İ. Gündoğan 8.Germany
6.5
M
K. De Bruyne 17.Belgium
7.4
M
7.7
F
B. Mota Veiga 20.Portugal
7.1
F
P. Foden 47.England
7.7
Goals45'
F
E. Haaland 9.Norway
7.0
37'
Substitutes
G
S. Ortega 18.Germany
D
R. Santos 3.Portugal
M
K. Phillips 4.England
M
C. Palmer 80.England
M
J. Grealish 10.England
M
S. Gómez 21.Spain
F
R. Mahrez 26.Algeria
F
J. Álvarez 19.Argentina
87'

Manchester City started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Josep Guardiola i Sala decided to play with the following team: Ederson (6.9), John Stones (6.8), Manuel Akanji (6.8), Aymeric Laporte (7.2), João Cancelo (7.0), Kevin De Bruyne (7.4), Rodri (7.7), İlkay Gündoğan (6.5), Bernardo Silva (7.1), Erling Haaland (7.0) and Phil Foden (7.7).

The home team had on the bench: Rúben Dias, Kalvin Phillips, Cole Palmer, Jack Grealish, Rico Lewis, Riyad Mahrez, Sergio Gómez, Stefan Ortega and Julián Álvarez.

Substitutions

Manchester City made only 1 change substituting J. Cancelo for J. Alvarez (87′)​.

Best player: Phil Foden​

The player that probably impressed the most for Manchester City was Phil Foden.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 38 passes (76% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 8. He performed 7 crosses.

Brentford – Formation

Brentford
G
D. Raya Martin 1.Spain
7.1
D
Zanka 13.Denmark
7.6
D
B. Mee 16.England
7.0
D
E. Pinnock 5.Jamaica
6.8
M
R. Henry 3.England
7.1
M
6.9
M
M. Jensen 8.Denmark
6.7
90'
M
V. Janelt 27.Germany
6.8
62'
M
F. Onyeka 15.Nigeria
6.1
87'
F
I. Toney 17.England
7.4
Goals16', 90'
F
B. Mbeumo 19.France
6.7
74' 72'
Substitutes
G
M. Cox 34.England
M
Y. Yarmoliuk 36.Ukraine
M
P. Dasilva 10.England
87'
M
Y. Wissa 11.Congo DR
7.1
74'
M
C. Nørgaard 6.Denmark
6.8
62'
F
S. Canós 7.Spain
F
S. Ghoddos 14.Iran
F
K. Lewis-Potter 23.England

Brentford started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

Thomas Frank played with: David Raya (7.1), Zanka (7.6), Ethan Pinnock (6.8), Ben Mee (7.0), Mads Roerslev Rasmussen (6.9), Frank Onyeka (6.1), Vitaly Janelt (6.8), Mathias Jensen (6.7), Rico Henry (7.1), Bryan Mbeumo (6.7) and Ivan Toney (7.4).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Yegor Yarmolyuk, Joshua Dasilva, Tristan Crama, Matthew Cox, Sergi Canós, Yoane Wissa (7.1), Christian Nørgaard (6.8), Saman Ghoddos and Keane Lewis-Potter.

Substitutions

Brentford made 3 changes: V. Janelt for C. Norgaard (62′), B. Mbeumo for Y. Wissa (74′) and F. Onyeka for J. Dasilva (87′).

Best player: Zanka​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Brentford was Zanka even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.6) with 12 passes (66% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League.​