Manchester City endured quite a few setbacks as they went all the way down to a 3-2 defeat at Brighton having let slip a 2-Zero lead.
The champions had been lowered to 10 males as Joao Cancelo was dismissed for a foul on Danny Welbeck moments after Ilkay Gundogan opened the scoring.
The Portuguese defender was dismissed for dragging Danny Welbeck down after misjudging the flight of the ball, nonetheless, Danny Mills believes Cancelo and City had been exhausting achieved by.
Mills mentioned on dwell 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 deliver him down, Welbeck nudges him first.
“I’m not satisfied there’s sufficient in that for a purple card.”
City stayed forward at half time and Phil Foden had seemingly given them a commanding lead with a effective solo effort shortly after the break. The England star collected the ball in his personal half, charging down the left hand aspect earlier than sliding into the nook of the online.
The 2-goal lead didn’t final lengthy although as Leandro Trossard pulled one again simply two minutes later. The Belgian took benefit of Rodri’s slack backpass earlier than turning John Stones and Ruben Dias inside out and smashing the ball house.
Gundogan then hobbled off the pitch with a knee damage as he didn’t get better from a sturdy Alireza Jahanbakhsh problem within the first half. City will definitely be sweating on the German midfielder’s health forward of the Champions League remaining every week on Saturday.
And to high all of it off for City, Brighton turned the sport round in entrance of 8,000 adoring followers.
Adam Webster’s bullet header levelled the scores and the winner subsequently got here from Dan Burn as he bundled the ball house on the rebound.