Обсуждение участника:‘Challenging for 4th consecutive EPL title’, Man City regains the lead 5-1 win over Luton Town

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2 points ahead of Arsenal and Liverpool, who have played one less game

Holland and Gvardiol hugging

Manchester City (Man City) of the English Professional Football Premier League (EPL) regained first place in the league.

Manchester City defeated Luton Town 5-1 in the 2023-2024 EPL round 33 home game held at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England on the 13th (local time).

Manchester City, which won three games in a row, accumulated 73 points and climbed to first place in the EPL.

They are ahead by 2 points over 2nd place Arsenal, who have played one less game, and 3rd place Liverpool (71 points).

Arsenal and Liverpool will face 4th place Aston Villa (60 points) and 15th place Crystal Palace (30 points), respectively, on the 14th.

Manchester City is on an undefeated streak of 17 consecutive games, with 13 wins and 4 draws in the league, starting with the match against Luton Town in the 16th round in December last year.

Manchester City, who has won the EPL crown for three consecutive seasons starting from the 2020-2021 season, will challenge for a fourth consecutive victory.

While a three-way battle between Manchester City, Arsenal, and Liverpool continues for the championship this season, Manchester City has six games remaining, including two postponed games.

Manchester City took the lead in the second minute of the first half when Erling Haalan's left-footed volley hit Luton Town's Daiki Hashioka in the face and went into the goal, resulting in an own goal.

With Man City finishing the first half 1-0, Mateo Kovacic scored an additional goal in the 19th minute of the second half by returning the ball from a left corner kick into the penalty area in front of the goal and finishing with a powerful right-footed shot.

In the 31st minute of the second half, Holan neatly kicked a penalty kick taken by Jeremy Doku to take a 3-0 lead. Holland, who scored his 20th league goal, remained at the top of his scoring rankings.

Manchester City gave up a goal to Ross Barkley in the 36th minute of the second half, but in the 42nd minute of the second half, Doku beat the opposing defense with a dribble from the left penalty area and then stabbed the corner of the opposite goal with his right foot to score a goal.

In added time in the second half, Joszko Gvardiol scored a right-footed cannonball shot from the penalty line in front of the goal, completing Manchester City's 5-1 win. 스포츠토토맨