On Saturday, 22nd September 2018, Manchester City took on Cardiff City away from home in the English Premier League fixture. It was the 6th game of the season for both the clubs. Manchester City came into the match with 4 wins and 1 draw in the previous league games. Where as Cardiff City came in with 2 draws and 3 losses.
What was expected to be an easy win for Manchester City, turned out to be quite a party for the club. Manchester City won the game quite convincingly scoring 5 goals against the weak opponents.
The match started with Manchester City dominating the possession. Manchester City’s first goal of the game came in the 32nd minute of the game when Aguero scored from inside the box on a fantastic City move. Aguero is the highest ever goal scorer for the club and has recently extended his contract with City till 2021. It was Aguero’s 300th game for City.
City’s second goal came immediately after, in the 35th minute of the game, when Silva used his head to guide a corner at the back of the Cardiff City’s goal. Manchester City struck again in the 44th minute. This time the goal scorer was Gundogan with a fantastic shot from outside the box. The score stood at 3 – 0 at the end of the first half.
Manchester City continued to press in the second half and Mahrez got his first Manchester City goal in the 67th minute. Mahrez wrapped it up in the 89th minute of the game with his 2nd and City’s 2nd goal.
With this win Manchester City has now climbed to the 2nd place of the Premier League table. Liverpool is at the top of the table with 18 points in 6 games. Manchester City has also played 6 games and they have 16 points with 5 wins and a draw.