Vardy treble inspires Leicester to 5-2 win over City

Vardy treble inspires Leicester to 5-2 win over City

Manchester City midfielder Rodrigo believes that Leicester City was lucky in front of them to win the match that took place on Sunday.

James Maddison scored a breathtaking goal from 25-yard out, while Youri Tielemans added another for the Foxes to seal all three points for the visitors. The defence was terrible for the hosts and Guardiola would have a lot to think about regarding his team formation.

Jurgen Klopp's side barely put a foot wrong in the early part of the last campaign as they sprinted clear while their rivals made mistakes. In contrast, City could produce only five shots on target.

The 23-year-old wide man has scored and assisted already in the opening three games of the league season, plus he fits Bielsa's system perfectly with his tireless energy and work-rate.

The speedster got in some unsafe attacking positions on the counter attack and his direct running with the ball caused problems for the opposition, something that looks tailor-made for the upcoming fixture. The hattrick by the Englishman made him the first player to score two hattricks against Guardiola's City.

"They defend so deep and the lack of creating chances we got nervous".

Waddle said, "It's the team with the biggest and fittest squad, with the least amount of injuries, that will win this league".

That release clause was increased to £80m after Dias signed a new contract last November and, as such, City feel they have done well to secure his signature for around £15m less than that sum and partially offset the cost through the sale of Otamendi. When I played West Brom, I was blowing.

"We have to try to see what you have to do to avoid it next time".

Jesus completed the scoring in an impressive 3-1 win at Molineux and looked set for an extended run in Pep Guardiola's starting XI, especially as Sergio Aguero continues his rehabilitation from meniscus surgery. Both could stay out of the squad for several weeks.

The problem may well have been the players knew exactly what was coming. They conceded three penalties, all of which were very similar to each other. The space between each pair of defenders was too much. Manchester United are so far the only team in 2020 to have beaten City at home and, since then, they have an aggregate goal tally of 35-5 in 11 games.

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