English professional soccer Manchester City (Man City) defeated Arsenal and rose to the top of the Premier League (EPL).
Man City won 3-1 against Arsenal in the 2022-2023 EPL round 12 match held at Emirates Stadium in London, England on the 16th (Korean time).
Man City (+36 goals), who earned valuable 3 points on the road, tied Arsenal (+26 goals) with 51 points, but took the lead in goal difference.
Arsenal not only lost the top spot토토사이트 but also broke their home unbeaten record this season. Previously, they were on an unbeaten run of 8 wins and 2 draws at home.
The competition between Man City, who is trying to win the EPL three times in a row and the ninth championship in his career, and Arsenal, who is aiming for the first championship in 19 years since the 2003-2004 season, which wrote the myth of ‘undefeated championship’, has become hotter.
Manchester City took the lead in the 24th minute with Kevin De Bruyne’s goal taking advantage of Arsenal’s defensive mistake.
Japanese full-back Takehiro Tomiyasu made an inaccurate back pass to the goalkeeper from the left.
Arsenal turned the game around in the 42nd minute with Bukayo Saka scoring a penalty kick won by Eddie Nketia, but were hit with consecutive goals in the second half.
In the 27th minute of the second half, Jack Grealish scored the winning goal with a non-stop shot from the left side of the goal area.
It was Grealish’s third league goal this season, which was somewhat sluggish.
The end of the victory was taken by Elling Hollan, the ‘monster goal scorer’.
In the 37th minute of the second half, De Bruyne, who dug into the right side of the opposing camp, gave up a cutback, and Hollan finished it with a right-footed shot to make it 3-1.
Hollan, who started scoring in three games, further solidified his top spot in the scoring rankings with his 26th goal of the season.
Haalan also tied the record for the most goals scored by a Manchester City player in a season.
In the 2014-2015 season, Sergio Aguero (retired) scored 26 goals, and Hollan stood shoulder to shoulder with Aguero eight years ago in the mid-to-late season.