FPL bosses beware: Man City’s Joao Cancelo problem revealed before Leeds
Manchester City’s downing of Wolverhampton Wanderers earlier today came at a cost, it has been confirmed.
Sterling makes the difference
Pep Guardiola’s men were of course back in action a short time ago.
In their latest Premier League outing, the Sky Blues welcomed Bruno Lage’s Wolves to the Etihad Stadium, aware that a victory would, temporarily at least, guide them a full four points clear at the summit of the English top-flight.
And, when all was said and done, make it six league wins on the spin is precisely what City managed.
Despite completely dominating in terms of both possession and chances created, though, the hosts, upon the final whistle sounding, had just a solitary goal to show for their efforts.
This arrived midway through the 2nd-half of action in Manchester, when Raheem Sterling stepped up to slot home from the penalty spot, making it 100 Premier League goals for the English international in the process:
Raheem Sterling bags his 100th goal in the Premier League from the penalty spot! ⚽
The composure 🥶 pic.twitter.com/YySL5BPfjK
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) December 11, 2021
As outlined above, though, whilst Manchester City, in the end, got the job done on Saturday, the Citizens latest triumph came at a cost.
This arrived late in proceedings at the Etihad, when Joao Cancelo, of course one of the most in-form players in English football of late, was shown his latest yellow card.
This meant that the Portuguese has now accumulated five bookings to this point in the Premier League campaign.
In turn, in a blow to Pep Guardiola and Fantasy Premier League managers across the globe alike, Cancelo will be forced to sit out City’s upcoming meeting with Leeds United on Tuesday night:
🟨 | YELLOW CARD – Joao Cancelo picks up his fifth yellow card of the season, so will be suspended in #GW17.
🏆 Man City 1-0 Wolves 🐺#FFScout #FPL #GW16 #MCIWOL #FPLCommunity pic.twitter.com/CAo0iGZoQq
— Fantasy Football Scout (@FFScout) December 11, 2021
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