Tuesday 14 December 2021
Just missed a top league win
City’s thirst for goals ends with a club record
For Leeds United, an evening trip to Manchester ends in bitterness – that is, in a heavy defeat. Historic bankruptcy and the highest in the club’s history. On the other hand, Manchester City erred by the difficulty of achieving a club record.
English football champions and league leaders Manchester City confirmed their ambitions to defend their Premier League title with a fantastic goal fest. Starting team Coach Pep Guardiola dismantled Leeds United 7-0 (3-0) and lifted the table top of the table over second-placed Liverpool to four points at the moment.
Phil Foden (eighth minute), Jack Grealish (13th place), Kevin De Bruyne (32/62), Riyad Mahrez (49), John Stones (74) and Nathan Ake (78)) met in their own court. For Cityzens and he didn’t give the guests any chance. There were opportunities to make the game history for the club, but in the end he missed two goals. This means that the 8-0 win over Watford remains the club’s biggest win in the Premier League.
At 8-0 on 21 September 2019, two scorers, Mahrez and De Bruyne, who two years later helped give Leeds United a new record. On the ninth of pre-season on 8 November 2011, compared to the December 2021 disaster at 1:6 at Portsmouth FC, things went relatively lightly. The worst bankruptcy of the current season is not defeat, in round 9 Norwich City also lost 7-0 to Chelsea.
The biggest defeat of the calendar year, Southampton even suffered a 9-0 defeat to Manchester United. Curious: Last season, Leeds United, as a rising team, brought defending champion Liverpool the biggest defeat in their long history in the Premier League: the 7-2 result at Anfield Road was a bittersweet history for Jurgen Klopp and his success in the Reds.
For Leeds’ veteran Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa, this was the biggest loss of his career as club coach in 568 games. Leeds United fell in the English Premier League table due to the many goals conceded for 16th place and is approaching the relegation ranks.
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