Manchester City advanced by one point at the top of the English Premier League, on Sunday, after its exciting 4-4 draw with Chelsea, in which Erling Haaland scored two goals while Cole Palmer, the former Man City player, was able to equalize for the hosts from a penalty kick in extra time. the lost.
City scored the first goal when Spanish defender Marc Cucurría tugged on Haaland’s shirt, so the video assistant referee (VAR) was used, which awarded a penalty kick, which the Norwegian player calmly executed in the 24th minute.
Five minutes later, Brazilian defender Thiago Silva (39 years old) scored for Chelsea with a header into the net.
Former City striker Raheem Sterling scored a goal after Jusko Gvardiol stumbled in defense, allowing Reece James to send a cross from which Sterling scored in the 37th minute.
But Chelsea’s lead lasted less than 10 minutes before defender Manuel Akanji rose high to score an equalizer for City in stoppage time of the first half.
Haaland scored his second goal one minute after the start of the second half. But in the 67th minute of an exciting second half, the hosts equalized through Nicholas Jackson.
It seemed that Rodri’s goal in the 86th minute would give victory to the defending champion, but Chelsea were awarded a penalty kick in the fourth minute of stoppage time, which Palmer successfully shot into the net, concluding the crazy scenario with a 4-4 draw.
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