Manchester City could also be a objective to the nice at Brighton however will go into the half time break feeling exhausting achieved by.
Issues had been going very swimmingly for the champions when Ilkay Gundogan nodded house a easy opener inside two minutes.
Nevertheless, the course of the Amex Stadium conflict modified vastly on the ten-minute mark as City had been decreased to 10 males.
Joao Cancelo was given a straight purple card for dragging down Danny Welbeck after misjudging the flight of an extended ball.
Referee Stuart Atwell didn’t hesitate in giving the Portuguese defender his marching orders.
However regardless of this and VAR upholding Atwell’s choice, former City full-back Danny Mills believes Cancelo is unfortunate to obtain a purple card.
Mills stated on reside commentary for talkSPORT: “Welbeck places his arm throughout him first. The place can Cancelo put his arms?
“I’m not satisfied that’s a purple card. It’s a coming collectively at that stage, it’s not deliberate, he doesn’t imply to convey him down, Welbeck nudges him first.
“I’m not satisfied there’s sufficient in that for a purple card.”
Hat-trick hero from their outing at Newcastle Ferran Torres was compelled to make means as Pep Guardiola introduced on Eric Garcia to shore up the defence.
City haven’t had it their very own means, with Phil Foden getting their most notable probability other than their objective.
In the meantime, Brighton may have levelled simply after the half hour mark however Pascal Gross made a hash of Jakub Moder’s lay-off on the precise.