Man City

Man City edge out Sheffield United 2-1. Image: @NathanAke

Rodri gives Man City victory after Sheffield blunder

Man City’s stand-in coach Juanma Lillo was happy with how his team showed character toward the end of the match.

Man City

Man City edge out Sheffield United 2-1. Image: @NathanAke

A late goal from Rodrigo gave Man City three points in a 2-1 victory at Sheffield United.

Erling Haaland, who had missed a first-half penalty, channelled his frustrations to hammer home a header just past the hour mark and open the scoring for the Citizens.

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Sheffield equalised through substitute Jayden Bogle with the clock ticking down to full-time.

With the game heading for a draw, Rodrigo – was at it again, blasting home an unstoppable drive to send the away fans wild.

Man City’s stand-in coach Juanma Lillo was happy with how his team showed character.

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“Today would have been difficult for any striker how it played out in the first half,” added Juanma.

“There is the penalty which was frustrating but that can happen to any striker, not just Erling.

“What it does show and not just because he scored, it really shows his mental fortitude to keep going,” said the Man City stand-in coach.

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“That’s really difficult to find and he showed it today.

“He is young but his mindset is so good.”

Man City next face Fulham on Saturday.

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