Manchester City sweeps Fulham by four and temporarily leads the English Premier League.. Video

Manchester City achieved a major victory over its host Fulham, 4-0, in the match that brought them together today, Saturday, at the “Craven Cottage” stadium, in the opening matches of the 37th round of the English Premier League championship for the current season 2023-24.

Fulham vs Man City

Manchester City ended the first half of the match with a clean goal, scored by Croatian defender Josko Gvardiol in the 13th minute of the match, after a wonderful individual effort, before he shot a creep to the right of the Fulham goalkeeper.

Manchester City made an emergency substitution in the 22nd minute, with injured Dutch defender Nathan Ake leaving, and Kyle Walker replacing him.

In the second half, City succeeded in scoring two goals through Phil Foden and Josko Gvardiol, in the 59th and 71st minutes of the match.

Julian Alvarez concluded City’s quadruple in the seventh minute of stoppage time, via a penalty kick, as a result of which Fulham defender Diop was sent off, after receiving the second yellow card.

Manchester City temporarily topped the English Premier League table with 85 points, two points ahead of runner-up Arsenal with 83, before facing off tomorrow evening, Sunday, against its host, Manchester United, while Fulham’s balance stopped at 44 points in thirteenth place.

Fulham vs Man City

City played the match with the following formation:

Goalkeeper: Ederson.

Defense line: Akanji, Diaz, Ake, and Gvardiol.

Midfield: Rodri, Kovacic, and De Bruyne.

Attacking line: Bernardo Silva, Haaland, and Foden.

On the other hand, Fulham started the match with a formation consisting of:

Goalkeeper: Leno.

Defense line: Castagne, Diop, Bassi and Robinson.

Midfield: Iwobi, Palinha and Willian.

Offensive line: Pereira, Reid and Muniz.

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