Following a devastating 3-1 loss to Liverpool at Anfield, Manchester City are looking to use the international break as a breather before their next huge game at home to Chelsea, but some supporters aren’t finished taking aim after the defeat.
After Jurgen Klopp’s side took an early two-goal advantage following some casual defending combined with clinical finishing, City had a mountain to climb. But before they could make their pressure count, Sadio Mane put the game beyond doubt with a goal soon after the start of the second half.
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Despite having the Lion’s share of possession, controlling the midfield and crafting plenty of half chances, the Sky Blues could only manage a consolation ten minutes from the final whistle – with Bernardo Silva instinctively driving the ball past Alisson at his near post.
As a result, some supporters have taken particular aim at Ilkay Gundogan following the loss – slamming him for carelessly losing possession for Liverpool’s first goal.
Fans have also been debating his merit in the ‘number 8 role’ – prompting some to suggest he is levels above in the ‘6’ position.
Here’s what they had to say:
Should never play again.
— Raheem (@Ale_MCFC) November 10, 2019
KDB runs for 90 minutes every game, Mendy and Gundogan are just stocky and not as fit as anyone else
— AR MCFC (@arfrmthecity) November 10, 2019
Worst player with Walker
— دحدح (@iD7Mi1) November 10, 2019
Gundogan isnt having his best game by his standards as he doesn’t work well with rodri.
However with angelinho I disagree
— steve bower (@bowermcfc) November 10, 2019
Gundo is better at 6 not 8 Pep is stupid
— Matt Kron (@mattkron17) November 10, 2019
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Gundo has been shocking
— Hamza (@Hamza93729353) November 10, 2019