The results of the 22nd round of the English Premier League
Manchester United tied against Aston Villa, Cristiano Ronaldo absent
Manchester United fell to a draw against Aston Villa in the 22nd round of the English Premier League.
Manchester United advanced early through Bruno, then the same player managed in the second half to add another goal.
Barcelona player, loaned to Villa, Philippe Coutinho, participated after the second goal to turn the match towards the hosts.
Coutinhos effect appeared quickly, as he scored a goal and assisted another and was able to bring the match point.
Cristiano Ronaldo missed the match and was not even on the bench.
For the second week in a row, Rangnick justifies excluding Ronaldo from facing Aston Villa
Newcastle United draws with Watford
Newcastle failed to maintain their lead against Watford after the 1-1 draw in the Premier League.
The lead was from Macbeth through Maximmann’s way in the 48th minute with a wonderful goal, but Watford scored the equalizer in the 88th minute.
Newcastle continued in the drop zones in the penultimate position with 12 points, while Watford jumped to 17th place with 14 points.
Video | De Bruyne’s great win over Manchester City and Chelsea
The summit of the 22nd round of the English Premier League ended with the impact of Manchester City’s victory over Chelsea, with a score of 1 to nothing.
The match that was held at the “Al Ittihad” stadium saw only one goal that came with feet, Kevin De Bruyne, to end the match 1-0.
The Blues entered the match relying on Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner in attack, while the Citizens entered Rahim Sterling and Jack Grealish.
A goalless draw overshadowed the first 45 minutes of the match, and according to the “Opta” statistics network, Chelsea failed to shoot any ball against Manchester City during the first half.
The network indicated that it was the first time that Chelsea failed to shoot any ball at the opponent’s goal in the first half under the leadership of German Thomas Tuchel, and it was the first time for the Blues in general since May 2018 against Newcastle.
The beginning of the second half did not differ much from the first part of the match, until the meeting reached the 70th minute, when De Bruyne decided to shoot the ball from outside the penalty area to shake the Blues goal and equalize the balance of his goals last season (6).
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With this goal, De Bruyne was able to score 5 goals against his former team, Chelsea, in the English Premier League, as the club he scored the most in his career in the league.
With this result, Blue Manchester managed to raise its score to 56 points at the top of the English Premier League standings, while Chelseas balance stopped at 43 points in second place to move away from leaders Manchester City by 13 points.