Man City and Newcastle Reach Nail-Biting 3-3 Stalemate
Manchester City faced off against Newcastle United on Sunday, 21 August, only for the two teams to end in a 3-3 tie.
The match – held at St. James Park home stadium in Newcastle, England – kept audiences enthralled. Midfielder İlkay Gündoğan scored the first goal for Man City just five minutes into the game with some quick footwork.
A series of risky manoeuvres and good saves followed for both sides before striker Miguel Almirón equalised the game by scoring a goal for Newcastle at the 28th-minute mark.
Just ten minutes later, striker Callum Wilson earned the Magpies their second goal, with an assist from his team-mate, forward Allan Saint-Maximin.
Defender Kieran Trippier brought the score to 3-1 in favour of the home team at the 54-minute mark with a free kick.
However, the Citizens weren’t going home without a fight, as striker Erling Haaland made a swift goal at the 61st minute.
Just three minutes later, striker Bernado Silva and his team-mate Kevin De Bruyne made their team proud by scoring the final goal of the match, bringing the total to 3-3.
Man City manager, Pep Guardiola, reflected on the game afterwards, saying, “Newcastle are becoming one of the toughest opponents, for sure.”
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