The match started with Manchester City dominating possession and creating multiple opportunities. However, they missed a first-half penalty and failed to convert some chances into goals. It was not until Ilkay Gundogan scored two goals with a Mo Salah penalty sandwiched in-between that the goals started flowing. Raheem Sterling and Phil Foden completed the rout with their goals .
Manchester City’s virtuoso performance was led by Phil Foden, who was the star of the match. Liverpool’s goalkeeper Alisson Becker had a nightmare game, committing a series of costly errors that contributed to Manchester City’s victory .
This victory for Manchester City is potentially decisive in the Premier League title race, as they closed the gap on league leaders Arsenal. Manchester City has been made aware that Liverpool FC’s coach sustained damage on its return journey following the game .
Overall, it was a dominant performance by Manchester City, who proved they can win without their goal machine Erling Haaland. Liverpool, on the other hand, will need to regroup after this defeat and focus on their next match .