The guards had to evacuate Haaland and De Bruyne. City fans did not listen to their own club
Grigory Telingater May 21, 2023, 20:55 Moscow time Audio version: Your browser does not support the audio element.
The rest also had to be taken to the locker room. The championship was celebrated by the entire stadium.
City were expected to win the title after the game against Chelsea in Manchester. It turned out differently, because the day before, Arsenal also managed to lose to Forest. As a result, Guardiola released a reserve team for the matchday 37 match. It was perhaps the strongest bench that has ever existed in football history: Ederson, Stones, Dias, Rodri, Gundogan, Bernardo, De Bruyne, Grealish, Haaland .
Manchester City bench against Chelsea
Photo: Frame of the transmission.
During the broadcast, the bank was regularly shown, which enthusiastically communicated with each other. From various angles, they showed goalkeeper Ederson, who dyed his hair blue after City’s championship.
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From the first minutes there was a feeling that Chelsea was not helped much by the absence of most of the main players from the locals. City relied on possession and created chances. In the 12th minute, Chelsea defender Fofana also helped, who in a calm situation gave the opponent a pass. The Champions League punished instantly: two passes – and Álvarez went one-on-one with Kepa, who could no longer do anything.
After that, Chelsea began to have their chances. For example, Gallagher hit the post. It’s funny that Phillips also hit the same bar early in the second half. The most surprising thing about this match is the shots on goal. With all of City’s visual advantage, Chelsea were ahead on this indicator. At minute 75 it was 1:6. In this case, the only shot on goal for the locals is a goal.
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Chelsea also had great moments. Sterling came very close to scoring, but in the 64th minute the ball was cleared from the tape by Stones, who came onto the field in the second half. We can say that City were lucky to win in such a game. Although globally, the result did not affect anything. Some have already become champions, while others don’t care if the team stays in 12th place or goes up to 11th.
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Photo: transmission frame.
The main intrigue of the match was whether City fans would rush onto the pitch to celebrate another title. On this scoreboard, the corresponding calls and reminders that it is strictly prohibited to enter the field appeared on the scoreboard. I do not help. At the end of the match, hundreds of fans flooded the field, and the players were urgently taken to the locker room. It seems that there were no incidents, and soon the players were able to return to the field.
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