Manchester City tops AFC Bournemouth 1-0 with a goal scored by P. Foden. HIGHLIGHTS

BOURNEMOUTH. Manchester City defeats AFC Bournemouth 1-0 after P. Foden scored just 1 goal (24').

Manchester City tops AFC Bournemouth 1-0 with a goal scored by P. Foden. HIGHLIGHTS

BOURNEMOUTH. Manchester City prevails over AFC Bournemouth 1-0 after P. Foden scored just 1 goal (24′). Manchester City was unquestionably superior in terms of ball possession (62%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Vitality Stadium stadium in Bournemouth on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. In front of 11,184 spectators.​ The referee was Jarred Gillett with the support of Darren Cann and Derek Eaton. The 4th official was Simon Hooper. The weather was light rain. The temperature was cold at 8.33 degrees Celsius or 46.99 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 69%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 38 Ball Possession 62
Shots
  • 13 Total 15
  • 4 On Target 6
  • 5 Off Target 3
  • 4 Shots blocked 6
  • 80 Attack 121
  • 43 Dangerous attack 78
  • 73 Ball safe 98
  • 6 Free Kicks 16
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 8
Fouls
  • 14 Total 6
  • 2 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

Manchester City had a strong ball possession 62% while AFC Bournemouth was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Manchester City had a more offensive attitude with 78 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Manchester City won the match.​

AFC Bournemouth shot 13 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. Talking about the opposition, Manchester City shot 15 times, 6 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

AFC Bournemouth received 2 yellow cards (Lewis Cook and Marcos Senesi). On the other side, Manchester City received 2 yellow cards (Kevin De Bruyne and Bernardo Silva).

Match Timeline

24'
Phil Foden(goal)
Lewis Cook- Yellow
38'
63'
Jérémy Doku- sub ->Matheus Nunes
Dango Ouattara- sub ->Marcus Tavernier
68'
Alex Scott- sub ->Justin Kluivert
69'
Marcos Senesi- Yellow
70'
75'
Julián Álvarez- sub ->Erling Haaland
Romain Faivre- sub ->Marcos Senesi
80'
84'
Kevin De Bruyne- sub ->Mateo Kovacic
87'
Bernardo Silva- Yellow
Luis Sinisterra- sub ->Milos Kerkez
88'
Enes Ünal- sub ->Ryan Christie
88'
90'
Kevin De Bruyne- Yellow

Standings

After playing this match, AFC Bournemouth stays with 28 points like Crystal Palace to hold in the 14th place. Regarding the opposition, Manchester City will has 59 points to sit in the 2nd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, AFC Bournemouth will play away with Burnley on the 2nd of March with a 7-4 head to head record in favor of Burnley (2 draws).

Manchester City will host Manchester United on the 2nd of March with a 22-18 head to head in favor of Manchester City (5 draws).

AFC Bournemouth – Formation

AFC Bournemouth
G
Neto  1.Brazil
8.1
D
Lloyd Kelly  5.England
D
Adam Smith 15.England
7.0
D
Marcos Senesi 25.Argentina
7.0
80' 70'
D
Ilya Zabarnyi 27.Ukraine
7.0
D
Milos Kerkez 3.Hungary
7.3
88'
M
Lewis Cook 4.England
6.8
38'
M
Ryan Christie 10.Scotland
7.0
88'
M
Marcus Tavernier 16.England
6.6
68'
M
Antoine Semenyo 24.England
7.3
M
Justin Kluivert 19.Netherlands
6.8
69'
F
Dominic Solanke 9.England
7.0
Substitutes
G
Andrei Radu 20.Romania
G
Mark Travers 42.Republic of Ireland
D
Chris Mepham 6.Wales
D
M. Kinsey 48.England
M
Alex Scott 14.England
7.1
69'
M
Romain Faivre 8.France
6.3
80'
F
Dango Ouattara 11.Burkina Faso
7.0
68'
F
Luis Sinisterra 17.Colombia
6.8
88'
F
Enes Ünal 26.Turkey
6.7
88'

AFC Bournemouth started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Andoni Iraola Sagarna decided to play with the following team: Lloyd Kelly, Neto (8.1), Adam Smith (7.0), Ilya Zabarnyi (7.0), Marcos Senesi (7.0), Milos Kerkez (7.3), Ryan Christie (7.0), Lewis Cook (6.8), Antoine Semenyo  (7.3), Justin Kluivert (6.8), Marcus Tavernier (6.6) and Dominic Solanke (7.0).

The home team had on the bench: Chris Mepham, Romain Faivre (6.3), Dango Ouattara (7.0), Luis Sinisterra (6.8), Ionuț Radu, Enes Ünal (6.7), Mark Travers, Max Kinsey-Wellings and Alex Scott (7.1).

Substitutions

AFC Bournemouth made 5 changes: Marcus Tavernier for Dango Ouattara (68′), Justin Kluivert for Alex Scott (69′), Marcos Senesi for Romain Faivre (80′), Milos Kerkez for Luis Sinisterra (88′) and Ryan Christie for Enes Ünal (88′).

Player of the match: Neto​

The player that probably impressed the most for AFC Bournemouth was the goalkeeper: Neto. His rating is 8.06. He performed 5 saves.

Manchester City – Formation

Manchester City
G
Ederson 31.Brazil
7.8
D
Rúben Dias 3.Portugal
7.3
D
Nathan Aké  6.Netherlands
6.7
D
Manuel Akanji 25.Switzerland
8.1
M
John Stones 5.England
7.0
M
Mateo Kovacic 8.Croatia
7.3
84'
M
Rodri 16.Spain
7.3
M
Bernardo Silva 20.Portugal
8.1
87'
M
Phil Foden 47.England
8.5
Goals24'
M
Matheus Nunes 27.Portugal
7.1
63'
F
Erling Haaland 9.Norway
6.3
75'
Substitutes
G
Stefan Ortega 18.Germany
D
Kyle Walker   2.England
D
Rico Lewis 82.England
M
Jack Grealish 10.England
M
Kevin De Bruyne 17.Belgium
6.8
84' 90'
M
Sergio Gómez 21.Spain
M
Oscar Bobb 52.Norway
F
Julián Álvarez 19.Argentina
6.6
75'
F
Jérémy Doku 11.Belgium
6.6
63'

Manchester City started with a 3-2-4-1 line-up (3-2-4-1).

Josep Guardiola i Sala played with: Ederson (7.8), Manuel Akanji (8.1), Rúben Dias (7.3), Nathan Aké (6.7), Rodri (7.3), John Stones (7.0), Bernardo Silva (8.1), Mateo Kovacic (7.3), Phil Foden (8.5), Matheus Nunes (7.1), Erling Haaland (6.3).

They had on the bench: Jack Grealish, Jérémy Doku (6.6), Kevin De Bruyne (6.8), Stefan Ortega, Sergio Gómez, Oscar Bobb, Rico Lewis, Kyle Walker  and Julián Álvarez (6.6).

Substitutions

Manchester City made 3 changes: Matheus Nunes for Jérémy Doku (63′), Erling Haaland for Julián Álvarez (75′) and Mateo Kovacic for Kevin De Bruyne (84′).

Player of the match: Phil Foden​

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

His rating is 8.5 with 1 goal, 67 passes (75% accurate) and 4 key passes. He won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 5 crosses.

Results of the day

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