The match preview was laden with praise and praise among the coaches Pep Guardiola AND Robert of Zerbi. The match was 1 to 1 which was good for everyone: it was an extra point for Manchester Citywhich has not been lost since the beginning of February, and the amount needed for Brighton sign up next time european championship.
although the seagulls They already had practically sixth place in the table due to their large goal difference to the astonville, with the tip obtained they finished sealing it. For the first time in their history they will play the Europa League, a competition that had already classified Liverpool.
It was a match without too much competitive tension which allowed both to show their creative ability. City fared better in the first half hour, narrowly missing a head-to-head Erling Haaland against Steele and with a generous action from the Norwegian, who gave away the first goal of the match to Phil Foden after tackling the goalkeeper and opening a gap to his left which the English exploited. The equalizer was a great goal by Julio Enciso from 35 meters.
Before that, when trailing on the scoreboard, Brighton were able to get off the ground and field a brilliant attacking arsenal who had their first bullet in a goal disallowed by Mitoma, via handball. Haaland called off another late on for a rather questionable catch.
The Paraguayan goal was the culmination of a match that had situations for both. Also a goal disallowed by Welbeck for offside, a header from Foden off the crossbar and a shot from Gundogan that grazed the post.
The match ended in a draw, confirmed Brighton in the Europa League and, despite City ending their streak of twelve consecutive Premier League victories, Guardiola’s side have not lost in nearly four months.
At City, who awaits the Champions League final against Inter Italy on Saturday 10 June, the Argentine and world champion in Qatar 2022 Julián Álvarez was a substitute and came on 11 minutes into the second half by the Belgian Kevin De Bruyne.
Meanwhile in Brighton, the Argentine youth team played from the start Facundo Good nightwhile Alexis Mac Allister from Pampas, also world champion with the Albiceleste team in Qatar 2022, came on 6 minutes into the final section for Scotsman Billy Gilmour and had an exciting day.
The former Argentinos Juniors and Boca have agreed everything to continue his career at Liverpool, so this Wednesday afternoon was the flavor of farewell, although he still has one game left for the Premier League, in the visit to Aston Villa on Sunday .
Mac Allister was applauded by the crowd in Brighton. Colo was a key piece in the team that achieved a historic ranking. And he also received the affection of Pep Guardiola, the City manager, who took the opportunity to greet the Argentine footballer.
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