City cruise past Huddersfield

In away game against Huddersfield Pep Guardiola made few changes Otamendi started and Gundogan, De Bruyne as starting pair of numbers eight. City started game very slowly most passing was between defenders. Gundogan, De Bruyne struggled to be involved in game, Danilo and Walker were uncomfortable playing as inverted full backs and didn’t provide any good passing. Sane and Sterling attempts to create find spaces and dribble past defenders. City should get penalty after De Bruyne pass to Sterling, English winger made run which ended Huddersfield defender making foul on Sterling but referee didn’t see it. Most City attacks ended with Fernandinho long passes behind defenders back that didn’t find Sterling or Sane. Aguero struggled to find ball also his link up play was bad. Score was opened after Danilo long shot was deflected by home team defender. City numerous quick attacks ended with bad final passes by Gundogan or De Bruyne. Overall first half performance by City was arguably worst this season. After half time City became more active and started attacking through flanks by Sane and Sterling. One of this attacks after many passes ended with Sane making cross to Sterling who scored header from six yard box, Sane was in small off side when De Bruyne passed to him. Couple minutes later after City press Huddersfield lost ball close to own penalty area and Aguero pass ended with Sane 1 vs 1 against goalkeeper and calmly scoring goal. Last 30 minutes City just calmly saw off game. After average performance against worst team in Premier League, Guardiola team continue to chase Liverpool who are four points ahead of City.

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