Manchester City secured a decisive victory in the English Premier League Match Day 31 against Leicester, with a 3:1 score line. John Stones opened the scoring for Manchester City in the 5th minute, with Erling Haaland doubling their lead 8 minutes later. Haaland was once again on target for Manchester City shortly afterwards to make it 3-0 by the 25th minute. Kelechi Iheanacho pulled one back late on for Leicester in the 75th minute, but it was too little too late as Manchester City cruised to victory.
Ederson (rating 6.9)
Daniel Iversen (rating 5.6)
M. Akanji (J. Stones, 46)
K. Iheanacho (J. Vardy, 46)
The recent match between Manchester City and Leicester was an exciting game. Manchester City had a clear advantage in terms of ball possession, with 71% of the ball. They made 12 shots on target, 4 on goal, with Riyad Mahrez as their most active shooter. Leicester made 10 shots on target and 4 on goal, with Kelechi Iheanacho being their most successful attacker. In the end, Manchester City won the game but it certainly kept viewers at the edge of their seats throughout!
5 tackles per game.
Aymeric Laporte of Manchester City is an impressive passer, completing 97% of his 107 passes. Çağlar Söyüncü from Leicester City trails close behind with 89% accuracy on his 37 total passes this season. In addition to his passing ability, Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City has made 2 key passes so far this season. Meanwhile, Timothy Castagne from Leicester has averaged 2.5 tackles per game through the course of the season so far.
Manchester City and Leicester have had a competitive season in terms of interceptions. Manchester City has had only 1 interception, led by Rodri with 1, while Leicester has had 6 interceptions, with Wilfred Ndidi having the most at 2. Manchester City follows behind with 3 interceptions, Rúben Dias leading the way with 1. Harry Souttar for Leicester is close behind with 2 interceptions. It looks like these two teams will continue to be competitive in this area as their numbers remain relatively close together.
Jack Grealish of Manchester City and James Maddison of Leicester are the undisputed leaders when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball. Grealish leads with nine fights, while Maddison is close behind with eleven. Both players have demonstrated their determination and will to win by putting in an impressive number of challenges this season. It’s clear that these two players won’t back down from any challenge that comes their way on the pitch.
- B. Silva (Manchester City) at 45 minute
- C. Soyuncu (Leicester) at 89 minute
Penalties in a match:
- E. Haaland (Manchester City) at 13 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Manchester City – WWWWW
- Leicester – LLLLD
Top 5 English Premier League scorers:
- Erling Haaland (32, Manchester City)
- Harry Kane (23, Tottenham)
- Ivan Toney (18, Brentford)
- Marcus Rashford (15, Manchester United)
- Ollie Watkins (14, Aston Villa)
- Manchester City will play with Brighton. April 23 at 15:30 (UTC), on The American Express Community Stadium.
- Leicester will play with Wolves. April 22 at 14:00 (UTC), on King Power Stadium.