After Manchester City continued their winning streak in all competitions to four games following a composed 3-1 victory over high-flying Leicester, supporters have flocked to hail unlikely hero Ilkay Gundogan following the display – with the German’s spot kick integral to securing a vital win.
The Sky Blues went 1-0 down early in the first half courtesy of a brilliant finish from Premier League top scorer Jamie Vardy before former Foxes star Riyad Mahrez equalised for the hosts with a deflected effort.
From then on, City would show their metal in the pursuit of a lead – eventually getting a spot of luck when Raheem Sterling went down from a challenge in the area to gift Pep Guardiola’s side a deserved penalty.
Gundogan, 29, converted the spot-kick before Gabriel Jesus secured all three points later in the contest, feeding off Kevin De Bruyne’s brilliant cross for a tap in.
Master mind different class great personality
— BEN @8 (@AsieduB21363927) December 21, 2019
— TP (@TheSilvaFlair) December 21, 2019
What a player
— Sagar (@sagarmcfc) December 21, 2019
You were brilliant tonight Gundo! Super performance from the whole team. Good pen also
— (@bardo_8) December 21, 2019
Brilliant performance Ilkay. Wonderful Pen. Keep fighting!
— Josh4City (@Josh4City9320) December 21, 2019
What a brilliant performance. Hope you don’t have an injury.
— Mayer (@Mayer46231196) December 21, 2019
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