Akanji-Haaland strike chase! Manchester City’s 10 men almost beat Brighton and go ahead.

The English Premier League match on Saturday, October 21, 2023 at Etihad Stadium between Manchester City and Brighton.

The first half only started for 7 minutes, Manchester City quickly took a 1-0 lead, Jérémie Dojo raced to the end of the line and passed for Julian Alvarez to score alone, there was nothing left.

In the 19th minute, the home team took a 2-0 lead. Erling Haaland pulled him with his left hand and sent the ball to the post.

After that, there were no more goals, and at the end of the first half, Man City led Brighton 2-0.

In the second half, Brighton’s performance improved in the 68th minute, and Kaoru Mitoma went out alone to try to score alone, but he blocked a shot, and Ortega came out to quickly cover the corner.

Two minutes later, Mituma scored with another header from a corner kick, and the ball went wide of the post.

Until the 73rd minute, Brighton followed the score and tied 1-2. Mitoma sent a pass into the penalty area. Manuel Akanji blocked the ball without missing a goal and entered the goal. Ansu Fati shot it powerfully without anything left.

There were no more goals in the remaining time, and the match ended with Manchester City beating Brighton 2-1.

List of players from both teams

Manchester City (4-2-3-1) : Stephen Ortega – Kyle Walker, John Stones, Manuel Akanji, Yoshiko Guardiol – Rodri Hernandez, Pere Nardo Silva – Phil Foden, Julian Alvarez, Jeremy Doku – Erling Haaland.

Brighton (4-2-3-1) : Jason Steele – Yoel Veltman, Adam Webster, Lewis Dunk, Solly March – Pascal Gross, Carlos Baleba – Simon Adin Graa, Joao Pedro, Kaoru Mitoma – Danny Welbeck

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