Manchester City win against 10-man Wolves to close gap behind Liverpool

Manchester City 3-0 Wolves

Gabriel Jesus scored a double in Manchester City comfortable win against 10-man Wolves and reduced the gap behind the current leaders Liverpool to four points in the Premier League table.

Gabriel Jesus scored the opener after 10 minutes following a run from Leroy Sane and a square pass by Aymeric Laporte, the Brazilian slide home a great finish.

It got tougher for Wolves when Willy Boly was sent off nineteenth minute, the French defender shown a straight red card for a dangerous tackle on Bernardo Silva.

City did not take initially as the visitors nearly equalized when Jonny failed to score in Diogo Jota’s cross. This gave City a great awakening and moments later they extended their lead from penalty spot after Raheem Sterling was brought down bu Ryan Bennett. Gabriel Jesus stepped up to score his second of the night, making it his seventh goal in City’s past three games.

City took total control before the break and it looked like it was going to be another night of many goals; especially with their recent record of five second half goals against Burton in the Carabao Cup and four second-half goals against Rotherham in the FA Cup.

However, Wolves defense were able to contain the waves of attack before the Substitute Kevin de Bruyne’s cross from a short corner routine was deflected by Connor Coady¬†into his own net to complete a miserable night for the visitors.



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