Gabriel Jesus Made Another Mark, As Manchester City Beats Swansea

Manchester City defeats Swansea City by 2-1 at Etihad stadium on Sunday. Manchester City new signing striker Gabriel Jesus scored twice.


In 11'min of first half Brazilian striker Jesus netted an opening goal for the hosts ( Manchester City ), before half time City midfielders Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne were marked by yellow card.

After the half time refree Mike Dean showed yellow card to Swansea's forward Fernando Llorente and defender Jack Cork. In 81'min Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson equalized for Swansea, but in deadlock stoppage time 19 years old striker Jesus added second goal for City and sealed the victory.

This was Jesus third goal in three matches in premier league for Manchester City.


Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola said: "It is the first time we have won a game in the last minute. The first half and second half were much different. They were better.

"Always when you go 1-0 you don't know whether to attack or wait back. At the end we won and that is important.

"Many times his season in last minute we have conceded. It was similar here and we were lucky here that Swansea scored before the last minute and we had time to recover."

Swansea City boss Paul Clement said: "We deserved more. Not in the first half, we didn't well. We were nowhere near our potential. They are a good side. We were organised and in shape but one against one we were not aggressive enough.

"The players responded very well in the second half and were the better team. We got the equalizer and at that point you think we can see the game out for a valuable point.

"The Circumstances of the goal we are disappointed about. I am very proud of the players. If we can build on that we will have some more wins not far away."


Manchester City will face Bournemouth in 14, February at Vitality stadium.

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