Manchester City faced Sheffield United on Sunday in a Premier League match that saw City dominate from start to finish. The Citizens claimed a comfortable 2-0 victory against the Blades, who remain rooted to the bottom of the table.
From the opening whistle, Manchester City looked in complete control of the match. They dominated possession, with Sheffield United struggling to get out of their own half. City’s passing was crisp and precise, and it wasn’t long before they began to create chances.The breakthrough came in the 44th minute, as Sergio Aguero scored his first Premier League goal of the season. The Argentine striker latched onto a through ball from Kevin De Bruyne and calmly slotted the ball past the Sheffield United goalkeeper.
In the second half, City continued to press forward, and it wasn’t long before they doubled their lead. Kyle Walker, facing his former club, scored a stunning goal from outside the box, putting the game beyond doubt.Sheffield United tried to mount a late comeback, but City’s defense held firm, with Ruben Dias and Aymeric Laporte putting in strong performances at the back.
The result sees Manchester City move up to third in the Premier League table, just one point behind second-placed Manchester United, with a game in hand. Sheffield United, meanwhile, remain rooted to the bottom of the table, 14 points from safety.Overall, it was a comfortable victory for Manchester City, who continue to look like genuine title contenders. Meanwhile, Sheffield United face an uphill battle to avoid relegation, with time running out for the Blades to turn their season around.