Manchester City Football Club Vs Middlesbrough Football Club
Middlesbrough midfielder Marten De Roon did make a superb stoppage-time header against the Manchester City on the English Premier League earning a draw with the score of 1:1 at Etihad Stadium. Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero takes his squad on lead after an excellent cross that came from Kevin De Bruyne at 43rd minute of the game. Manchester City had difficulties on looking for chances with the Middlesbrough goalkeeper Victor Valdes. However, Middlesbrough was able to equalize the game at the 90th minute of the game after a powerful header from Marten De Roon with the wonderful cross from George Friend. The result of this match means Manchester City are now in second place after in the ranking at the English Premier League table. After Chelsea dominated the Everton with 5-0. Meanwhile, Middlesbrough are at the 14th having 11 points that came from 11 games.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola squad had difficulties against the Middlesbrough unwavering defense that last long until the final stages of the first half and were kept largely at bay until the final stages of the first period regardless of owning the 75% of the possession. Middlesbrough goalkeeper Victor Valdes deflecting Sergio Aguero’s shot from inside the area. He excellently denies his fellow countryman David Silva’s strike at close range. Sergio Aguero on his second time was able to get the score after the beautiful Kevin De Bruyne’s left wing cross. This is his 150th goals for the club since joining at 2011. Jesus Navas, unfortunately, hits the post which Victor Valdes were aware of and acts to cover. Middlesbrough changes their play style in the second half of the game with more intention of having offensive plays to score.
Ex-Manchester City footballer Alvaro Negredo forces Claudio Bravo to save his shot from the halfway line after deflecting Adam Forshaw’s attack from 10 yards. Ilkay Gundogan volleying wide and Sergio Aguero shot that went over the bar. Another attempt for Manchester United as Jesus Navas cut back. Sergio Aguero maneuvers the ball off side where they might take the lead again. Middlesbrough was able to score in the final minutes of the game wherein in George Friend’s cross went over the head of Alvaro Negredo and Marten De Roon’s power header to past Bravo. The game ended in draw 1:1 as the referee conducted the whistle to end the match.
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