BHA Vs MCI, Premier League: Brighton Vs Manchester City: Champions of England Manchester City suffered a shock defeat against 15th placed Brighton.
Brighton made only 1 change to the side that drew against West Ham last time. Mac Allister got the start in the final third alongside Welbeck and Jahanbaksh.
Pep Guardiola made 6 changes to the side that beat Newcastle last time out. Ederson returned in goal, while Zinchenko, Stones, Dias returned in the backline. Mahrez and Foden joined Ferran Torres in the final third.
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New champions City led through Ilkay Gundogan’s second-minute opener but were a man down after nine minutes when Joao Cancelo hauled back Danny Welbeck and was sent off for a professional foul.
Phil Foden’s superb solo effort put City 2-0 up – but Leandro Trossard gave Brighton hope with a cool close-range finish, and the home side then put intense pressure on the champions’ goal.
Adam Webster leveled, rising highest in the box to head home Pascal Gross’s delivery and set up a dramatic conclusion.
Manchester City’s record of 12 consecutive away wins has come to an end against Brighton. pic.twitter.com/UrVN5RAhe5
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With 14 minutes left, Dan Burn got the Brighton winner, following up his own blocked shot to steer the rebound into the corner of the net.’
The Premier League Champions will face Everton in their last match of the Premier League season before the big match against Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League Finals.