MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester Metropolis eked out a hard-fought 1-Zero win over Arsenal within the Premier League on Saturday, due to Raheem Sterling’s first-half aim.
Sterling slotted a rebound into an empty internet within the 23rd minute after Metropolis midfielder Phil Foden had a shot parried away by Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno at Etihad Stadium.
Metropolis was lacking star midfielder Kevin De Bruyne due to damage, however did welcome again Sergio Aguero. The crew’s all-time document scorer performed 65 minutes in his first match since June.
In a single incident within the first half, Aguero complained to a feminine assistant referee a couple of resolution after which positioned his arm round her neck briefly earlier than strolling away.
The Argentina striker didn’t have a clear-cut probability in his first sport again within the crew.
Metropolis had goalkeeper Ederson Moraes to thank for preserving its lead, with the Brazil worldwide producing nice saves from Bukayo Saka and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang late within the first half.
It was Metropolis’s second win in 4 video games within the Premier League, having began per week after a lot of the different groups due to its involvement within the latter levels of the Champions League final season.
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