Despite falling behind, City won with Foden’s hat-trick. Brentford went ahead against Manchester City in the beginning as it was played at home. But after equalizing in the first half, City’s English star Phil Foden completed his hat-trick in the second half to give the team an easy win. With this victory, Citizens came to the second place in the table.
Manchester City beat Brentford 3-1 at the Community Stadium on Monday night (February 5). Niall Moope scored for Brentford. Foden scored a hat-trick for City.
In the 21st minute of the match Niall Moope got a long kick from the Brentford goalkeeper. The French striker entered Man City’s d-box with great speed after receiving the ball. However, the defenders of the city were also at fault behind this goal. Meanwhile, Brentford’s Flecken assisted as the first goalkeeper in this year’s Premier League.
After that, the Citizens took full control of the game. Foden scored in added time in the first half. He sent the ball into Brentford’s net again in the eighth minute of the second half. De Bruyne’s cross in the box was headed in by Foden at an angle.
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The 23-year-old English star completed a hat-trick in the 70th minute to give City an easy win. This is Foden’s second hat-trick in the Premier League. He did the first one in 2022. The visitors had a few chances in the rest of the period but the gap did not increase.
15 wins and 4 draws in 22 matches, Manchester City’s points are 49. Arsenal are third on goal difference with their equal points. Liverpool is at the top of the table with 51 points from 23 matches.