FootballPremier League

Sterling’s double helped Man City move to the top

Raheem Sterling against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park

London, England – Raheem Stirling scored twice as Manchester City defeated Crystal Palace in the game played at the Selhurst Park.

Crystal Palace 1-2 Manchester City

Manchester City are now back to the top of the table with the win.

Game Timeline:

First Half:

  • 15′ Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) scored the opening goal with a right footed shot from the right side of the box to the high centre of the goal assisted by Kevin De Bruyne with a through ball following a fast break.
  • 45’+3′ First Half Ends. Man City 1 Crystal Palace 0

Second Half:

  • 63′ Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) doubled the lead with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner assisted by Leroy Sané.
  • 81′ Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) cut down the deficit with a superb free kick with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.
  • 90′ Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City) extended the lead to 3-1 with a right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner assisted by Kevin De Bruyne with a through ball following a fast break.
  • 90’+4′ Second Half Ends

Statistics:

Crystal PalaceManchester City
28%Possession72%
7 (3)Shots (on target)19 (5)
4Fouls11
0Yellow Cards0
0Red Cards0
1Offsides2
2Corner Kicks9
4Saves2

Lineups:

Crystal Palace XI: Vicente Guaita (GK), Scott Dann, Martin Kelly, Patrick van Aanholt, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Jeff Schlupp, James McArthur, Luka Milivojevic, Wilfried Zaha, Andros Townsend, Christian Benteke

Manchester City: Ederson (GK), Aymeric Laporte, Vincent Kompany, Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker, David Silva, Ilkay Gündogan, Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Agüero, Leroy Sané, Raheem Sterling

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