Kevin De Bruyne (33, Man City) made an unfamiliar mistake.
Manchester City defeated Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 at 5 a.m. ET on Sunday at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England, in the round of 32 of the 2023-2024 FA Cup.
With the win, City advances to the Round of 16.
Continuing their jinx of not scoring against Tottenham, City had a difficult game. 토토사이트 They had 57% possession and 18 shots on goal, but the goal was hard to come by. Tottenham were so dominant that they managed just one shot on target.
City’s best chance came in the 37th minute when Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg lost the ball to Phil Foden in the box. Foden passed to Der Bruyne, who was unmarked in front of goal. Der Bruyne took careful aim and hit a powerful shot, but the ball went wide of the goal.
Der Bruyne is one of the best midfielders in the world with many strengths, but one of the first is his powerful and accurate kicks. His explosive kicks, both in open play and on set pieces, provide City’s main avenue of offense.
However, in this game, with no one in his way, De Bruyne missed a great scoring chance.
“How on earth could he miss this chance,” said the UK’s Daily Mail, “and his shot was well wide of the target.” The mistake was highlighted in the article.
Der Bruyne, meanwhile, made amends for his mistake moments later in the 43rd minute. A sharp corner from the left flank led to a scramble in front of goal. 사설 토토사이트 Nathan Ake then pounced and slotted the ball into the back of the net.
“He made a glaring mistake but won the game from the corner,” said the Manchester Evening News.