Manchester City stumbled in the English Premier League again, after it tied at home to West Bromwich Albion (1-1), in the match that was hosted by the Etihad Stadium this evening, Tuesday, in the 13th round.
City opened the scoring with İlkay Gündoğan (30), and West Brom adjusted through Rúben Dias by error (43).
With that result, Manchester City raised its score to 20 points, to rise to 6th place, and West Brom raised its score to 7 points in the 19th place.
West Brom formed the first risk in the match in the 8th minute, with an incursion by Grant into the penalty area, during which he manipulated Aké, and ended with a powerful ground shot that Ederson shined in facing it.
Rodrigo hitted a header over the crossbar from a corner kick by De Bruyne in the 25th minute, .
City opened the scoring in the 30th minute, after Sterling launched on the right side of the penalty area, to pass a cross-ground ball to Gundogan, who was free of supervision, who easily hit the net.
The response from West Brom came quickly through Gallagher, after he hit a powerful ball from outside the penalty area in the 32nd minute, which passed nearly to the post.
Cancelo fired a missile from outside the box in the 36th minute, and Johnstone caught it.
De Bruyne sent a deceptive cross from a corner kick in the 38th minute, towards Cancelo, who rushed from the back forwards, flight and hit a ball that passed next to the post.
West Brom adjusted the score in the 43rd minute, after the ball came to Ajayi inside the penalty area, who hit it before Diaz’s foot changed its direction into the net, and the first half ended with a 1-1 draw.
With the start of the second half, Rodrigo fired a powerful ball from outside the penalty area in the 52nd minute, which went wide.
De Bruyne received a ball inside the penalty area from Gundogan in the 53rd minute, but his shot passed next to the post.
City continued its advance towards the West Brom goal, elevating Jesus header passed just above the crossbar from a corner kick by Gundogan in the 55th minute.
Phillips tried to surprise Ederson with a shot from outside the penalty area in the 62nd minute, but his ball went past the post.
City returned to form the danger again in the 66th minute, with a scissor kick from Fodin from inside the penalty area, and it went away from the goal.
De Bruyne penetrated the boundaries of the penalty area in the 86th minute, and hit the ball directly, which was successfully saved by the West Brom goalkeeper.
Gundogan almost scored the winning goal in the third minute of additional time, after he carried out a penetration from the borders of the penalty area, and hit a direct ball that passed near to the vicinity of the post.
Johnstone continued creativity and saved his team from a deadly goal, after De Bruyne sent an elaborate cross to Stirling, completely free of supervision, into the penalty area, to hit a header that was blocked by the West Brom goalkeeper, to end the meeting in a positive 1-1 draw.