Manchester City beat its host Leeds United 0-4, on Saturday evening, April 30, in the 35th phase of the English Premier League football competition “Premier League”.
Spaniard Rodrigo Hernandez “Rodri” scored the goal for Manchester City in the 13th minute, with an assist from Phil Foden, and Dutchman Nathan Ake doubled the score in the 54th minute, then Gabriel Jesus scored the third goal for the Spanish coach Pep Guardiola’s battalion in the 78th minute, and in the substitute time The Brazilian Fernandinho scored the fourth goal (min 90 +3).
With this 26 victory against 5 draws and 3 defeats, the “Citizens” team raised its score to 83 points, regaining the first place on the local championship ladder, a point ahead of its direct pursuers, Liverpool, who temporarily topped the “Premier League” after its victory over Newcastle United this Saturday, April 30. On the other hand, Leeds’ balance froze at 34 points in 17th place (4th from the bottom).
Liverpool beat Newcastle United
For the same round, Liverpool won an important victory over its host Newcastle United, 0-1, in a match hosted by “St James’ Park”.
With this result, Liverpool raised its score to 82 points in second place in the Premier League standings, while Newcastle’s balance froze at 43 points in 10th place.
Liverpool coach, German Jurgen Klopp, decided to rest a number of his key players and sit on the bench in the Newcastle match, before his confrontation with Villarreal on Tuesday, May 3, in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final, and the first leg ended in favor of the “Reds” with a result. 2-0.
In the English Premier League, Liverpool knows only victories with the goals of “Nabi Keita”
The goal of Liverpool’s victory over Newcastle came in the 19th minute of the match, through Guinean Naby Keita, who received the pass of his Portuguese colleague Diogo Jota, to pass skillfully from the Newcastle defenders and put the ball in the net of the hosts.
Thus, the “Reds” continue to win the Premier League in every match that Keita scores, and this goal is the third goal of the Guinean international with Liverpool in the English Premier League this season 2021-22, as he previously scored in the local competition this season during Liverpool’s victory (3- 0) against Crystal Palace, and (5-0) against Manchester United.
Before, Keita scored 4 goals with Liverpool in the English Premier League, as he contributed by scoring a goal in Liverpool’s (5-0) victory over Huddersfield, and (3-0) over Bournemouth in the 2019-20 season, and (3-1) against Southampton and (5-3) against Chelsea in the 2018-19 season.
Norwich officially relegated to the English Championship “Championship”
Aston Villa defeated Norwich City 2-0 at Villa Park, and the home side’s goals came through England’s Oli Watkins in the 41st minute, and Danny Ings in the 90th minute.
Steven Gerrard’s battalion raised its score to 40 points in 13th place, while Norwich’s balance froze at 21 points, to confirm its official relegation to the English Championship “Championship”.
Norwich is relegated from the Premier League for the sixth time .. a record in the history of the local championship
Crystal Palace beat Southampton 2-1 in the match that was held at “St. Mary’s” stadium. The hosts advanced through the Spaniard Oriol Romeo in the 9th minute, but the guests turned the table and won with two goals signed by Englishman Iberichi Eze, and Ivorian Wilfried Zaha in the 60th and 92nd minutes.
With this exciting victory, Crystal Palace raised its score to 41 points in 12th place, while Southampton’s balance froze at 40 points in 15th place.
Burnley turns the tables on Watford .. and Brighton beats Wolverhampton
In the relegation struggle, Burnley turned the tables on its host Watford and won 2-1. The hosts advanced through James Tarkovsky’s own goal in the 8th minute, and Jack Cork equalized for the guests in the 83rd minute, and the second came through Englishman Josh Brownhill in the 86th minute.
Burnley raised its score to 34 points in 16th place, and moved away from the relegation zone, while Watford’s balance froze with 22 points in 19th place (penultimate).
Wolverhampton lost 0-3 against Brighton in the meeting hosted by the “Molyneau” stadium. The visitors’ hat-trick came through Argentine Alexis McAllister from the penalty spot in the 42nd minute, Belgian Leandro Trossard in the 70th minute and Malian Yan Besuma in the 86th minute.
Brighton raised its score to 44 points in 9th place, while the “wolves” balance froze at 49 points in 8th place, and both teams are competing to qualify for one of the continental championships in the next season 2022-23.