How Jesus saved Manchester City’s at Middlesbrough

Posted on April 30 2017 , at 04:29 pm
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  • The Brazilian's late goal earned Guardiola's side a point in the thrilling match.

Negredo scored against his former club

Manchester City missed out on a chance to go third on the Premier League table after only drawing 2-2 at Middlesbrough.

Former City striker, Alvaro Negredo put Boro ahead in the 38th minute with a strike which went in off the post.

Sergio Aguero however equalised on the stroke of half time with a penalty.

Aguero celebrates his goal – the 13th he has scored in his last 14 games

City’s defence was in unreliable form in the game and allowed Arsenal loanee, Calum Chambers to put relegation threatened Boro back in front.

But with five minutes to go, Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus headed in Aguero’s lofted pass to earn Guardiola’s side a point from the Riverside.

Aguero provided the ball for Jesus’ late equaliser

City remain fourth on the table as a result with 66 points, level with third placed Liverpool.

In another match, league leaders Chelsea scored three second half goals to beat Everton 3-0 at Goodison Park.

Nemanja Matic, Gary Cahill and Willian scored the goals for the Blues, who edge closer to a second league title in three seasons.

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