Three youths held over Swansea v Man City pitch invasions

Three youths held over Swansea v Man City pitch invasions

Matt Grimes calmly slotted the Swans ahead from the penalty spot, before a stunning move on the break saw the impressive Daniel James ran at the defence to open up the space for Bersant Celina, a former City youngster, to curl a wonderful shot past Ederson and into the top corner.

But Bernardo Silva's fine outside-of-the-boot effort pulled one back 21 minutes from the end, before Raheem Sterling contentiously won a penalty despite Cameron Carter-Vickers appearing to get the ball - Sergio Aguero's effort going in off goalkeeper Kristoffer Nordfeldt.

Two goals behind to Championship also-rans Swansea, for 68 minutes nothing went Manchester City's way.

It was a lucky escape for City as replays showed Raheem Sterling was fortunate to win the penalty that led to the equaliser, while Aguero was marginally offside for the victor.

Aguero completed the comeback with two minutes remaining, when he stooped to head home Silva's cross from the left to keep City's dream of lifting four trophies this season alive.

No-one was hurt as a result of the boys' actions, but they follow a number of high-profile incidents involving supporters running on to the pitch during games recently.

"They asked all the clubs if they want VAR and we said we want VAR all season. When we analyse the game we deserved to win by far".

"You need these kinds of situations to go through, because there are a lot of games and different competitions every three days".

In the end, Guardiola was left to sing the praises of Aguero, who had the final say in an exhilarating contest as he made up for lost time in dramatic fashion with his late victor. Our physicality and mental approach is so demanding. "It's not nice but thankfully nothing happened", he said.

But United were unable to match their city rivals, slipping to a 2-1 defeat at Wolves to hand interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer a second consecutive defeat.



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