Manchester City took off in the Premier in a big way, with a landslide 5-0 victory against an inferior rival, the recently promoted Norwich, who proved incapable and impotent in the scoring debut of Jack Grealish, the great reinforcement of Pep’s team. Guardiola.
The champion stumbled on his course debut. He fell to Tottenham in the first Premier League match and before that, he lost the Super Cup match against Leicester.
But the first victory of the champion’s course was overwhelming. He overwhelmed the team of Daniel Farke, who was able to leave the Etihad with a scandal win.
Manchester City found a vein on their right wing, where Brazilian Gabriel Jesús wreaked havoc. Norwich was unable to stop the South American, claimed as a wing player.
The first goal, at seven minutes, came from his boots. He received a pass from Rodri and crossed to the small area. Goalkeeper Tim Krul did the rest and got the ball into his goal.
City were able to extend the advantage to a quarter of an hour, but VAR annulled a goal by Ferran Torres.
Yes, the one signed by Grealish in the 22nd went up to the scoreboard. The former Aston Villa player pushed a pass from Gabriel Jesús into the net. It was the first goal of the great City signing this season.
The break was a relief for Farke’s team, which did not disturb Manchester at any time. Spanish Pep Guardiola’s team accelerated in the last half hour. Aymeric Laporte took advantage of a loose ball inside the area to beat Krul for the third time and in the 71st it was Raheem Sterling who culminated a new assist from Gabriel Jesús.
It was Riyad Mahrez who closed the scoring. A pass from Rubén Dias left the Algerian alone, who ten minutes earlier replaced Grealish. He did not forgive and rounded off Manchester City’s win.