Esteemed Kompany host Steven Mcinerney looks at 5 things we learned from Manchester City’s fantastic 3-1 win over Everton at Goodison Park. It was a crucial result for the world champions which follows on from their success at the FIFA Club World Cup last week.
Based on last night’s game Phil Foden has to continue to play in midfield. The England international put in an inspired performance. It continued Foden’s fine season as he’s become one of City’s most important players. The consistency and maturity in the youngster’s game has gone up another level this season and he is now becoming the player he always seemed destined to become. It was one of Foden’s best performances of his career and came when his team needed him the most. The midfielder is well on his way to developing into an elite midfielder and he should continue to play centrally even with the imminent return of Kevin De Bruyne.
Another player who returned to his best form of late is Jack Grealish. The winger has been in scintillating form recently and it continued at Goodison Park. While Phil Foden will get the headlines Grealish played a vital role for Pep Guardiola’s side. With Jeremy Doku injured City needed Grealish to step up and he has. The England international is a vital player to the treble winners and his contribution was key on Wednesday evening.
It appears that the title race is back on. Though City were never out of contention they needed to send a message to their rivals. The resounding win did that and with Arsenal dropping points City is back in the mix.
Steven Mcinerney looks at all of this and more in 5 things we learned from City’s crucial victory.