Manchester City returned to winning ways, with a 3-1 victory over Hull at the Etihad yesterday, to keep a firm grasp on the all-important top for finish which guarantees a Champions League spot. Hull city held their own for most the 1st half, and only went behind when Hull defender Ahmed Elmohamady deflected the ball into his own net to make it 1-0 at the break.
Manchester City doubled their lead straight after, when Raheem Sterling’s mazy run found Sergio Aguero who some who managed to squeeze the ball past Eldin Jakupovic in the Hull Goal. City finished off the game on 64 minutes when Fabien Delph hit a screamer from outside the box that left the hull keeper no chance of stopping.
Hull did pull a consolation goal back, when Claudio Bravo somehow let Andrea Ranocchia’s effort past him, with what was the keepers only mistake of the day.
Next up for City is a trip to Southampton next Saturday, while Hull are on the road again this time away to Stoke City.
Two goals in Two minutes from Substitutes Phillippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino saw Liverpool come from behind to beat Stoke city 2-1 yesterday at the Bet365 Stadium.
Josh Walters had given Stoke the lead on the stroke of half time, after latching on to Xherdan Shaqiri’s cross. After failing to register a single shot on target in the 1st half, Jurgan Klopp rang the changes, brought on Coutinho and Firmino and the pair were soon into the action with Coutinho levelling on 70 minutes and on 72 minutes Firmino Hammering the ball into the Sunderland net after excellent work by Georginio Wijnaldum.