Liverpool obtained an enormous let-off of their Premier League conflict at Manchester City as Kevin De Bruyne inexplicably put a penalty extensive simply earlier than half time.
The good Belgian was given the chance to place his facet in entrance after Joe Gomez was penalised for handball. However City’s star man couldn’t oblige as he dragged the ensuing spot-kick extensive of aim.
It was a really stunning second given De Bruyne’s standard calmness in entrance of aim however failing to attain from twelve yards towards Liverpool is a sense Man City followers are all-too acquainted with.
That they had an enormous likelihood to say a primary win at Anfield since 2003 as Pep Guardiola’s facet got a late penalty towards the Reds in October 2018.
Gabriel Jesus was as a consequence of take the penalty however Riyad Mahrez stepped up on Guardiola’s orders. However the supervisor’s last-second choice didn’t repay because the Algerian blazed the ball properly over the bar.
Extremely, De Bruyne’s miss is the primary Premier League penalty to utterly miss the goal since that match in October 2018.
Nevertheless, De Bruyne did properly to help Jesus, who bagged City’s equaliser after Mohamed Salah gave Liverpool the lead with a penalty of his personal.
Jesus’ aim additionally introduced up a bizarre Premier League stat because it was probably the most variety of passes (19) within the construct as much as a Premier League aim towards Liverpool since September 2017.
That aim was additionally scored by Jesus and assisted by De Bruyne with the identical quantity of passes used. Spooky!