• Ilkay Gündogan 76', 81'
  • Rodri 78'
3
Regular Season
Finished
  • Matty Cash 37'
  • Philippe Coutinho 69'
2
MCI
AVL
KO
  • VILLA LEAD! City go behind! On the counter, Villa surge down the left through Ramsey, and an overlapping run from Digne ends with the French full-back flipping in an inviting cross for Cash, who proceeds to steer his header into the bottom corner! With Liverpool level at Anfield, the title race is very much alive!
    Aston Villa
    Goal
    AVL - Matty Cash
    37'
HT
  • For a foul on Jesus inside his own half, Mings receives the game's first booking.
    Aston Villa
    Yellow Card
    AVL - Tyrone Mings
    49'
  • Guardiola makes his second substitution, as Mahrez makes way for Sterling in attack.
    Manchester City
    Manchester City
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out26 - Riyad Mahrez
    Substitution - In7 - Raheem Sterling
    56'
  • There is no fairytale ending to the season for Grealish, as Silva is instead replaced by Gundogan for the final 20 minutes.
    Manchester City
    Manchester City
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out20 - Bernardo Silva
    Substitution - In8 - Ilkay Gündogan
    68'
  • VILLA GO TWO UP! City's title hopes hang by a thread, as Villa strike on the counter once again! Former Liverpool man Coutinho jinks clear from a head-on by Watkins; turning Laporte inside out and finding the bottom corner with a precise finish. It's City 0-2 Villa, and the ball is in Liverpool's court!
    Aston Villa
    Goal
    AVL - Philippe Coutinho
    69'
  • Having scored earlier in the game, Coutinho is replaced by the fresh legs of Nakamba in Villa's midfield.
    Aston Villa
    Aston Villa
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out23 - Philippe Coutinho
    Substitution - In19 - Marvelous Nakamba
    72'
  • CITY BACK IN IT! The champions reduce their arrears, as Gundogan arrives at the back post to plant a powerful header past Olsen following Sterling's floated cross. Now it's just 2-1 to Villa, and the comeback is on!
    Manchester City
    Goal
    MCI - Ilkay Gündogan
    76'
  • CITY PULL LEVEL! Incredible scenes in Manchester, as Zinchenko becomes the second substitute to set up a crucial goal; laying the ball into the path of Rodri, who coolly side-foots a finish into the bottom-left corner from the edge of the area! It's 2-2 at the Etihad, and City are back on top as things stand!
    Manchester City
    Goal
    MCI - Rodri
    78'
  • CITY LEAD! What a comeback! The champions have one hand on the trophy, as De Bruyne pounces ruthlessly on a Mings error to surge into the box and pull the ball across goal for Gundogan to again arrive at the back post - this time turning it into the net with a close-range tap-in! An amazing comeback in under 10 minutes!
    Manchester City
    Goal
    MCI - Ilkay Gündogan
    81'
  • A shell-shocked Gerrard makes another change to his Villa team, as Ramsey makes way for Ings.
    Aston Villa
    Aston Villa
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out41 - Jacob Ramsey
    Substitution - In20 - Danny Ings
    83'
  • A foul on De Bruyne results in a yellow card for Villa substitute Nakamba, who has only been on the pitch for a short while.
    Aston Villa
    Yellow Card
    AVL - Marvelous Nakamba
    87'
  • Villa's final change sees Young replace Buendia.
    Aston Villa
    Aston Villa
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out10 - Emi
    Substitution - In18 - Ashley Young
    88'
FT
Manchester City
Game Stats
Aston Villa
71%
Possession
29%
24
Shots
4
5
Shots (On goal)
2
13
Corners
1
0
Saves
2
5
Fouls
11

Lineups

31
Ederson
5
John Stones
25
Fernandinho
14
Aymeric Laporte
27
João Cancelo
17
Kevin De Bruyne
16
Rodri
20
Bernardo Silva
26
Riyad Mahrez
9
Gabriel Jesus
47
Phil Foden
Manchester City
4-3-3
25
Robin Olsen
2
Matty Cash
16
Calum Chambers
5
Tyrone Mings
27
Lucas Digne
7
John McGinn
6
Douglas Luiz
41
Jacob Ramsey
10
Emi
23
Philippe Coutinho
11
Ollie Watkins
Aston Villa
4-3-2-1

Team Stats

Manchester City

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
020
ForwardsGASFCFW
00213
00103
56'
00000
MidfieldersGASFCFW
78'
10301
01312
68'
00000
DefendersGASFCFW
00110
00002
00110
45'
00110
SubstitutesGASFCFW
45'(Fernandinho)
01000
56'(Riyad Mahrez)
01000
68'(Bernardo Silva)
76',
81'
20300
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--

Aston Villa

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
032
ForwardsGASFCFW
01023
MidfieldersGASFCFW
00010
00011
88'
00000
83'
00000
72'
69'
10211
DefendersGASFCFW
37'
10100
01010
00010
00010
SubstitutesGASFCFW
72'(Philippe Coutinho)
00020
83'(Jacob Ramsey)
00000
88'(Emi)
00010
00000
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--

Team Ranks

Manchester City
Game Stats
Aston Villa
71%
Possession
29%
24
Shots
4
5
Shots (On goal)
2
13
Corners
1
0
Saves
2
5
Fouls
11