Skip to content
Man City 0-2 Crystal Palace: Patrick Vieira’s appointment looks like a match-by-match masterstroke

On a day when Chelsea gained a three-point lead after a 0-3 win at Newcastle United, failing to take any points in a game City should have won on their own ground was a major surprise, especially given their recent performance in a 4-1 Rout of Brighton and Hove Albion last week.

City fell behind on a goal from Wilfried Zaha in the sixth minute and defender Aymeric Laporte was sent off for depriving Zaha of a half-time scoring opportunity.

For Palace it was another promising performance under the direction of Patrick Vieira.

While his appointment seemed a relative risk – especially given Frank De Boer’s experience – after the stability brought by the Roy Hodgson era, the decision to bring him to Selhurst Park increasingly looks like a blow. of master.

Additional Reuters Reports

.


standard

Not all news on the site expresses the point of view of the site, but we transmit this news automatically and translate it through programmatic technology on the site and not from a human editor.