In the 8th round of the 2022/23 Premier League season, one of the focus battles was staged. After the away game, the Blue Moon Manchester City finally won the Wolves 3-0 after the achievements of Grealish, Haaland and Foden.
In less than a minute of this campaign, Manchester City started the battle mode. De Bruyne took Foden’s pass and then sent a precise cross. Grealish seized the opportunity to attack the goal and the ball hit the goal. The inside of the column bounced into the net again, helping Manchester City get a super dream start 1-0. In the 6th minute, Manchester City took a corner kick and Rodri smashed the ball into the opponent’s net, but the goal was ruled invalid because he collided with the opponent’s goalkeeper first.
Haaland has scored in 4 away games in a row
In the 13th minute, Wolves got a free kick in the frontcourt. When Moutinho took the penalty, the ball hit the wall and was blocked, missing the opportunity to tie the score. In the 16th minute, Bernardo Silva passed the ball, Haaland feinted and hit the goal in front of the penalty area, helping Manchester City to expand the lead 2-0. It is worth mentioning that after scoring this goal, Haaland also became the first player in Premier League history to score in four consecutive away games.
In the 25th minute, Neves chose to shoot directly from the free kick in the frontcourt but kicked it high, and Grealish’s curling shot was also higher than the goal post 2 minutes later. In the 33rd minute, Colin was sent off by the referee on duty for kicking Grealish, causing the Wolves to suffer a blow. In the 43rd minute, De Bruyne’s shot from outside the penalty area missed.
In the 59th minute of the second half, Wolves passed the ball from the left, and Guedes’ shot failed to pose a threat. In the 66th minute, Grealish passed the ball, Haaland followed up and adjusted and then attacked but was saved by the opponent’s goalkeeper. In the 68th minute, Haaland passed the ball, and after De Bruyne sent a cross, Foden at the front point successfully scored, making the score 3-0.
In the stoppage time of the second half, Cancelo made a cross from the right, Palmer volleyed but kicked it, and Manchester City finally defeated Wolves 3-0 and rose to the first place in the standings with 17 points.