Man City beats Newcastle 2-0, stays in touch with ArsenalMarch 4, 2023 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City passed a huge test of its Premier League title credentials by beating Newcastle 2-0 on Saturday as a couple of big calls by Pep Guardiola paid off in a match between the wealthiest teams in English soccer.
Foden stars as Man City advances in FA Cup; Leicester upsetFebruary 28, 2023 GMT
Phil Foden was in danger of becoming one of the forgotten players at Manchester City this season.
Maybe not anymore.
The England winger is over his injury problems and back in favor with City manager Pep Guardiola — and is repaying the faith with goals as the English champions head into the final stretch of the season on the hunt for more trophies.
Man City held 1-1 by Leipzig in last 16 of Champions LeagueFebruary 22, 2023 GMT
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Joško Gvardiol stifled the threat of Manchester City star Erling Haaland before scoring himself to earn Leipzig a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their round-of-16 matchup in the Champions League on Wednesday.
City routs Chelsea in FA Cup, 4th-tier Stevenage ousts VillaJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
Different competition, same outcome. Manchester City beat Chelsea for the second time in less than three days, on this occasion in the FA Cup.
And this time it was a 4-0 thrashing, without even needing Erling Haaland and Kevin De Bruyne.
Man City beats Chelsea 1-0, trims gap to Arsenal to 5 pointsJanuary 5, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Manchester City trimmed the gap to Premier League leader Arsenal to five points by beating Chelsea 1-0 on Thursday after a double substitution by Pep Guardiola paid off immediately at Stamford Bridge.
Haaland scores as Man City beats Liverpool 3-2 in League CupDecember 22, 2022 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Erling Haaland scored his 24th goal of the season but it was Nathan Ake's first that clinched Manchester City's 3-2 win over Liverpool in the English League Cup on Thursday.
Alvarez inspires Man City CL win in absence of HaalandNovember 2, 2022 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Julian Alvarez may never replicate Erling Haaland’s sheer goal-scoring power. But the Argentine showcased his value to Manchester City by scoring one goal and creating two more in a 3-1 win against Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Almiron the emblem of Newcastle’s rise after Grealish jibeOctober 27, 2022 GMT
Bleary-eyed and with a croaky voice, Jack Grealish was deep into Manchester City’s Premier League title parade when he was asked by teammate Bernardo Silva what the big factor was in the team’s final-day comeback win over Aston Villa.
Guardiola irked by Man City’s ongoing penalty problemsOctober 26, 2022 GMT
One of soccer’s most meticulous and deep-thinking coaches, Pep Guardiola seemingly cannot come up with an answer to a big flaw hurting his Manchester City team.
The relatively simple task of converting a penalty.
Haaland frustrated on Dortmund return as Man City draws 0-0October 25, 2022 GMT
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund frustrated Erling Haaland on his return and held Manchester City to a 0-0 draw Tuesday to clinch a spot in the Champions League knockout stage with a game to spare.
Without Haaland, 10-man City held by Copenhagen but advancesOctober 11, 2022 GMT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Manchester City juggernaut ground to a halt in the unlikeliest of places on Tuesday.
FC Copenhagen, a team languishing in the bottom half of the Danish league, became the first team to stop City from scoring this season as a Champions League group match overshadowed by early video-review decisions ended in a 0-0 draw.
Haaland scores again as Man City rolls; Chelsea beats WolvesOctober 8, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — With Manchester City easing toward another big English Premier League victory, the only question still lingering an hour into the game was whether Erling Haaland would get in on the scoring.
Haaland nets 20th goal of season as City beats SouthamptonOctober 8, 2022 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Erling Haaland scored his 20th goal in just 13 games this season as Manchester City routed Southampton 4-0 to lead the English Premier League on Saturday.
Haaland extended his scoring streak to 10 straight games in all competitions by netting the fourth goal in the 65th minute for City.
Haaland nets 2 in City rout, Guardiola denies release clauseOctober 5, 2022 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — After Erling Haaland's latest two-goal display in the Champions League, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola had to quell speculation that the Norway striker could already be planning a move out of the club.
Penalty save denies City victory, keeps EPL title race aliveMay 15, 2022 GMT
Another Premier League trophy was virtually in Manchester City’s hands. All it needed was Riyad Mahrez to convert a penalty, like he had done in each of his previous seven attempts from the spot this season.
City recovers to draw 2-2 at West Ham, still title favoriteMay 15, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Manchester City's Premier League title defense is having a jittery conclusion.
Pep Guardiola's defending champions recovered from two goals down at West Ham to draw 2-2 on Sunday and move four points clear of Liverpool with a game remaining for City.
Man City wins to stay in charge of Premier League title raceApril 20, 2022 GMT
It's still advantage Manchester City in the Premier League title race.
Three second-half goals earned City a 3-0 win over Brighton on Wednesday, lifting Pep Guardiola's team back into first place after being ousted — only for 24 hours as it turned out — by title rival Liverpool.
City beats Brighton 3-0, reclaims top spot in Premier LeagueApril 20, 2022 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City scored three times in the second half to reclaim top spot in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Brighton on Wednesday.
The scoreline did not tell the full story of a nervy contest at Etihad Stadium in which the champions were frustrated by Brighton before the break.
Inseparable: EPL rivals City, Liverpool to meet in cup semisMarch 20, 2022 GMT
Manchester City and Liverpool just can’t be kept apart this season.
Engaged in yet another tight tussle for the Premier League title, the two rivals from northwest England must now squeeze an FA Cup semifinal meeting into their busy end-of-season schedules.
MATCHDAY: EPL leader Man City at Palace; Madrid at MallorcaMarch 13, 2022 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Monday:
Riyad Mahrez is preparing for Manchester City’s visit to Crystal Palace saying the close Premier League title race with Liverpool is bringing out the best in him.
Man City doubles down on United’s anguish for derby gloryMarch 6, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — A double from Kevin De Bruyne. A double from Riyad Mahrez. The double completed by City over United in this season's Manchester derbies.
Just further confirmation of the divergent paths these one-time rivals are on in the Premier League.
De Bruyne, Mahrez lead City to 4-1 win over United in derbyMarch 6, 2022 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez both scored twice to allow Manchester City to outclass Manchester United for the second time this season, winning the derby 4-1 on Sunday.
What City could have got: Kane shines with late Spurs winnerFebruary 19, 2022 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — No wonder Pep Guardiola once branded Tottenham the Harry Kane team. No wonder Manchester City pursued four rebuffed bids to sign him.
There he was — still in a Tottenham jersey — in the fifth minute of stoppage time on Saturday, putting the ball in the City net for a second time.
City ruthless in 5-0 win over Sporting in Champions LeagueFebruary 15, 2022 GMT
LISBON (AP) — Manchester City was so good in the Champions League on Tuesday that even the fans of its opponents couldn’t help but applaud.
When Phil Foden side-footed home the third of City’s four first-half goals in a 5-0 win over Sporting in the last 16, it wasn’t just the vocal away fans showing their appreciation inside the Estádio José Alvalade.
Man City moves 12 points clear with 2-0 win over BrentfordFebruary 9, 2022 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Riyad Mahrez scored for the seventh straight game for Manchester City in its 2-0 win over Brentford on Wednesday that moved the Premier League champions into a 12-point lead.
Tough day for Salah’s Egypt, Mahrez’s Algeria at African CupJanuary 11, 2022 GMT
DOUALA, Cameroon (AP) — Mohamed Salah was kept in check as Egypt lost 1-0 to Nigeria on a superb goal by Kelechi Iheanacho in their first game at the African Cup of Nations on Tuesday.
Riyad Mahrez also had a tough day as he and his Algeria teammates missed several goal-scoring chances to open their title defense with a surprising 0-0 draw with minnow Sierra Leone, which is playing in its first major tournament in 26 years.
Arsenal loss to leader Man City sees grip on 4th loosenedJanuary 1, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Watching an electrifying first half and wowed by Bukayo Saka’s goal, Arsenal fans were euphoric with the display against Manchester City.
For 45 minutes, Arsenal made the runaway Premier League leader look average.
Arsenal fans hurl bottles at City players after Rodri winnerJanuary 1, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — The hottest-ever New Year's Day in London saw Arsenal fans get heated after a meltdown against Manchester City.
Arsenal fans hurled plastic bottles and toilet rolls at City’s celebrating players after Rodri scored a stoppage-time winner at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday as temperatures reached 16.2 degrees Celsius (61.16 degrees Fahrenheit) in the capital.
Premier League leader Man City beats ailing Newcastle 4-0December 19, 2021 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Premier League leader Manchester City made it 11 goals in two games by sweeping aside struggling Newcastle 4-0 on Sunday.
Ruben Dias and Joao Cancelo scored before the break, and Riyad Mahrez and Raheem Sterling netted in the second half.
Man City ruthless, Leeds woeful in 7-0 Premier League routDecember 14, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Seven goals — even without a recognizable striker. A seventh successive victory. Manchester City is looking ruthless in its Premier League title defense.
Kevin De Bruyne struck twice, while Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, Riyad Mahrez, John Stones and Nathan Ake also got on the scoresheet as the champions overpowered Leeds 7-0 on Tuesday.
Man City’s 7-0 rout hands Leeds its largest-ever EPL lossDecember 14, 2021 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City inflicted Leeds’ largest-ever Premier League loss to show why the champions are well-placed for another title.
A 7-0 rout by the league leaders was begun by Phil Foden guiding in a shot from outside the box in the eighth minute.
Leipzig beats Man City 2-1 in CL, Walker red card costlyDecember 8, 2021 GMT
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig defeated Manchester City 2-1 in their final Champions League group game on Tuesday to ensure a Europa League playoff place in the team’s first match since firing American coach Jesse Marsch.
Man City beats West Ham 2-1 in Premier LeagueNovember 28, 2021 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Champions Manchester City overcame heavy snow and a battling West Ham side to claim a hard-fought 2-1 victory in the Premier League on Sunday.
Ilkay Gundogan tapped home after 33 minutes and Fernandinho added a late second at the Etihad Stadium as the champions kept up the pressure at the top of the Premier League.
Sterling scores as Man City beats Brugge 4-1 in CLNovember 3, 2021 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Raheem Sterling ended his scoring drought as Manchester City netted three second-half goals Wednesday to move closer to the Champions League knockout rounds with a 4-1 win over Club Brugge.
Foden scores 2, City beats Brighton 4-1 in Premier LeagueOctober 23, 2021 GMT
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Phil Foden led a masterful first half from Manchester City in a 4-1 win at Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday.
The defending champions were untouchable before halftime as Phil Foden scored in the 28th and 31st minutes after the recalled Ilkay Gundogan had opened the scoring at Amex Stadium.
Manchester City routs Club Brugge 5-1 in Champions LeagueOctober 19, 2021 GMT
BRUGGE, Belgium (AP) — Manchester City put on a dominant display of slick passing and movement to rout Club Brugge 5-1 on Tuesday in the Champions League.
Following its loss to Paris Saint-Germain last month, Pep Guardiola's team recovered in style, making things look easy against opponents who were overwhelmed from the start and were forced to defend throughout the match.
Silva, De Bruyne score for City in 2-0 EPL win over BurnleyOctober 16, 2021 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Bernardo Silva and Kevin De Bruyne scored as Manchester City claimed a hard-fought 2-0 win over Burnley in the English Premier League on Saturday.
City's players were not at their fluid best after manager Pep Guardiola rang the changes for the first game after the international break but they still did enough to earn a customary home win over the Clarets, who had lost 5-0 in their last four trips to Etihad Stadium in all competitions.
Algeria, Egypt back to winning in World Cup qualifyingOctober 8, 2021 GMT
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Riyad Mahrez scored twice as African champion Algeria romped to a 6-1 win over Niger to return to winning ways in World Cup qualifying on Friday.
Egypt took top spot in its group from Libya by edging their encounter 1-0.
Algeria pummels Djibouti 8-0 in World Cup qualifyingSeptember 2, 2021 GMT
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — African champion Algeria pummeled Djibouti 8-0 to open its World Cup qualifying campaign on Thursday in ferocious form and extend its unbeaten run to 28 games.
Islam Slimani scored four, including the first goal in the fifth minute in Blida.
Grealish scores his 1st goal for City in 5-0 rout of NorwichAugust 21, 2021 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Jack Grealish scored his first goal since a British-record $139 million move to Manchester City in a 5-0 win over Norwich on Saturday, helping the champions earn the first points of their Premier League title defense.
Man City ousts PSG to reach first Champions League finalMay 4, 2021 GMT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — By the time Riyad Mahrez completed the counterattack that sealed Manchester City’s spot in a first Champions League final, it looked so effortless overcoming a Paris Saint-Germain lineup that lost its cool and composure...
City rallies to win 2-1 at PSG in first leg of CL semifinalApril 28, 2021 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain lost its composure and the match as Manchester City rallied to win 2-1 away from home in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Wednesday...
Man City beats Dortmund for Champions League semifinalApril 14, 2021 GMT
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Pep Guardiola shared an emotional moment with goal scorer Phil Foden as Manchester City ended its run of failure in the Champions League quarterfinals Wednesday, beating Borussia Dortmund 2-1 for a 4-2 aggregate win...
Jesus nets hat trick as Man City eliminates Dinamo in CLDecember 11, 2019 GMT
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Gabriel Jesus scored a 20-minute hat trick as Manchester City rallied for a 4-1 win at Dinamo Zagreb to scupper the Croatian team’s chances of advancing to the Champions League’s knockout stage on Wednesday...