Here we have with us the Manchester City Player Ratings for their commanding win against Leeds. The Cityzens took down the Peacocks 7-0 at the Etihad Stadium during their Premier League clash on Wednesday. The game featured goals from six different City players and was the team’s first win versus Leeds since 2003.
The fixture had the Manchester Blues open the scoring early in the game. A misplaced save by Ilan Meslier was finished in perfectly by Phil Foden. A few minutes later, a stunning cross was headed in by Jack Grealish. The team’s third goal came by the hands of their talisman Kevin De Bruyne.
Pep Guardiola’s side opened the second half with the same intensity after Riyad Mahrez slotted the team’s fourth, early after the restart. De Bruyne scored his brace with a superb rocket from just outside the box, taking the score to 5-0. The game later concluded 7-0 with goals from John Stones and Nathan Ake respectively.
Man City now sit comfortably at the top of the table, 4 points clear of second placed Liverpool.
Manchester City Player Ratings vs Leeds
Ederson (GK) (7): Made a few saves throughout the game. Clean sheet locked.
John Stones (RB) (9): Covered both attack and defence perfectly. Goal in 74th minute.
Ruben Dias (CB) (7): Defended well but got booked with a yellow. Subbed of within an hour
Aymeric Laporte (CB) (7.5): Held the defence well and almost scored a goal.
Oleksandr Zinchenko (LB) (7): Defensively solid and went up occasionally.
Bernardo Silva (CM) (6.5): A little sloppy. Misplaced a few passes and missed a sitter. Hence, subbed off after half time.
Rodri (8) (CM): Held the midfield well while also creating some chances. Assisted KDB’s first goal.
Kevin De Bruyne (10) (CM): Man of the Match. Created plenty of chances and scored a banger to complete his brace.
Riyad Mahrez RW) (9.5): Consistent threat down the right flank. Scored a goal with a soothing finish and also assisted Grealish. Could have gotten another goal.
Jack Grealish (LW) (9): Dribbled the ball well and was a menace to deal with on the left flank. Scored an easy header in the 13th minute.
Phil Foden (ST) (9.5): Completely controlled the attack while creating chances for others. Opened the team’s scoring and also assisted Ake from a corner.
Ilkay Gundogan (8) (CM): Created chances and bagged 2 assists off the bench.
Fernandinho (6.5) (CM): Solid in the middle of the pitch.
Nathan Ake (CB) (7): Defended well and also scored a header.
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