Manchester City 2 – 1 Sunderland as Guardiola wins first Man City match, as Late own goal earn Guardiola first premier league win.
Pep Guardiola took charge of Manchester City for the very first home competition game against Sunderland and it turned out to be quite a game at Etihad. City took the lead inside first 5 minutes thanks to penalty awarded by the referee when Sterling was brought down inside the box and Aguero stepped in to score first goal of Guardiola era. Sunderland however dig deep and fought hard even with only 36% of the possession in first half. Defoe finally brought Sunderland back into the game late in second half.
Manchester City 2 – 1 Sunderland Premier League Match Highlights
- 4′ 1 – 0 Sergio Aguero scores from the penalty spot after Raheem Sterling was brought down inside the box.
- 71′ 1 – 1 Jermain Defoe scores late in second half to put Sunderland back on level terms.
87′ 2 – 1 Patrick McNair own goal put City back in the lead and thats how the match ended.
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