Manchester Metropolis 1-0 Sheffield United: Gabriel Jesus strikes in slender victory

Manchester Metropolis 1-0 Sheffield United: Gabriel Jesus strikes in slender victory

Gabriel Jesus, Manchester City
Gabriel Jesus scored his first Premier League purpose since November to earn Pep Guardiola’s aspect all three factors

Gabriel Jesus’ ninth-minute purpose was sufficient to earn Manchester Metropolis a twelfth successive win and consolidate their place as Premier League leaders on the expense of backside membership Sheffield United.

It was not a classic Metropolis efficiency. Apart from Jesus’ close-range strike from a Ferran Torres cross, an instinctive header from Bernardo Silva, created by a stray Oliver Norwood header, was their solely effort on the right track till Aaron Ramsdale denied Oleksandr Zinchenko after which Aymeric Laporte from the nook that adopted.

Ramsdale additionally stored out an injury-time Jesus shot.

However the Blues’ defensive power was once more on present. Pep Guardiola’s aspect have now stored 5 clear sheets in a row within the Premier League and a formidable 11 out of 13.

It was actually far too robust for a visiting group who by no means regarded like emulating their victory at Manchester United three days in the past and stay rooted to the foot of the desk, 10 factors adrift of fourth-bottom Brighton.

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Manchester Metropolis

  1. Squad quantity16Participant titleRodri

Sheffield United

  1. Squad quantity1Participant titleRamsdale

  2. Squad quantity2Participant titleBaldock

  3. Squad quantity6Participant titleBasham

  4. Squad quantity12Participant titleEgan

  5. Squad quantity22Participant titleAmpadu

  6. Squad quantity20Participant titleBogle

  7. Squad quantity7Participant titleLundstram

  8. Squad quantity16Participant titleNorwood

  9. Squad quantity4Participant titleFleck

  10. Squad quantity14Participant titleBurke

  11. Squad quantity24Participant titleBrewster

  1. Squad quantity9Participant titleMcBurnie

  2. Squad quantity10Participant titleSharp

  3. Squad quantity17Participant titleMcGoldrick

Line-ups

Man Metropolis

Formation 4-3-3

  • 31Ederson
  • 2Walker
  • 3Rúben Dias
  • 14Laporte
  • 11Zinchenko
  • 20Bernardo Silva
  • 25Fernandinho
  • 8Gündogan
  • 21TorresSubstituted forRodriat 90′minutes
  • 9Gabriel Jesus
  • 47Foden

Substitutes

  • 5Stones
  • 7Sterling
  • 13Steffen
  • 16Rodri
  • 22Mendy
  • 26Mahrez
  • 27Cancelo
  • 50García
  • 82Bernabé

Sheff Utd

Formation 5-3-2

  • 1Ramsdale
  • 2BaldockBooked at 82mins
  • 6BashamSubstituted forMcBurnieat 78′minutes
  • 12EganBooked at 84mins
  • 22Ampadu
  • 20Bogle
  • 7Lundstram
  • 16NorwoodBooked at 24mins
  • 4Fleck
  • 14BurkeSubstituted forSharpat 78′minutes
  • 24BrewsterSubstituted forMcGoldrickat 62′minutes

Substitutes

  • 9McBurnie
  • 10Sharp
  • 11Mousset
  • 13Lowe
  • 15Jagielka
  • 17McGoldrick
  • 18Foderingham
  • 29Bryan
  • 33Gordon

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