Manchester City 1-2 Leeds United: Manchester City succumb to Leeds United with 2-1 defeat at the Etihad Stadium

Man City welcome Leeds to the Etihad Stadium, but are left stunned after Leeds take all 3 points
Manchester City vs. Leeds United
Cris Lebron

Cris Lebron

Cris is our author whose career in writing about Premier League lasts exactly the same amount of time he waited for his favorite club to claim the throne of this prestigious league.
Technical card:
Manchester City: Ederson, Joao Cancelo, Nathan Ake (Ilkay Gundogan, min.58), John Stones, Benjamin Mendy (Phil Foden, min.74), Olexandr Zinchenko, Bernardo Silva, Fernandinho, Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus and Ferran Torres
Leeds United: Illan Meslier, Luke Ayling, Liam Cooper, Diego Llorente, Ezgjan Alioski, Raphinha (Jamie Shackleton, min.90), Tyler Roberts (Robin Koch, min.63), Kalvin Phillips, Stuart Dallas, Helder Costa and Patrick Bamford (Pascal Struijk, min.45)
Stadium: the Etihad Stadium
Goals: Stuart Dallas (0-1, min. 42), Ferran Torres (1-1, min. 76) and Stuart Dallas (1-2, min. 90)

Leeds United beats Manchester City 2-1 on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium. Both Man City and Leeds arrived on the back of wins. Man City were keen to hang onto their position at the top of league and extend their winning run after winning last match whilst Leeds were coming from consecutive wins against Sheffield United and Fulham. As it stands, Man City and Leeds are 1st, (74 points) and 9th, (45 points), in the table respectively, after 31 matches.

Leeds started well, with Stuart Dallas giving Leeds the lead just before half-time, finalising the first half 0-1.

Man City took the initiative in the second half, thanks to Ferran Torres finding the net in the 76th minute. In the end though, Leeds just before the final whistle took the victory following another Stuart Dallas goal, leaving the final score at 2-1.

For Man City, Ilkay Gundogan and Phil Foden, came on for Nathan Ake and Benjamin Mendy. Leeds brought on Pascal Struijk, Robin Koch and Jamie Shackleton, to replace Patrick Bamford, Tyler Roberts and Raphinha.

The referee booked Nathan Ake, Bernardo Silva and Fernandinho from Man City. Leeds had the worst of it though, with Ezgjan Alioski seeing yellow, and Liam Cooper then sent off with a red.

Man City will next travel to Crystal Palace, while Leeds will face Liverpool at home.

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