Man City Held by Everton at Etihad Stadium
Manchester City’s ambition to collect their second Premier League win and also their first at home this season suffered a slight disappointment as Pep Guardiola’s men as they were held into a 1-1 draw by Everton.
Playing in front of their home crowd, City were looking to dominate proceedings since the first minutes with their regular ball possession play.
The home team did dominate things, but their opponent were not an easy side to break down and Wayne Rooney and co also showcasing their potential threat going forward with their fast counter attacking display.
Despite their dominant possession play, Man City found themselves trailing when the visitor got themselves in front through their summer signing, Wayne Rooney, who also marked his 200th Premier League goals with that strike.
Things seem to be getting worse for Guardiola’s side when Kyle Walker saw red just before half time break, leaving his team with 10 men as they go into the second period of that tie.
Going one man down didn’t give too much discourage for City as they kept on pushing hard in search for that equalizing goal, which finally arrived eight minutes from time through their England international, Raheem Sterling
That equalizer lifted the home team’s confidence as they push for a victory, while their opponent got more pressured as they also have to finish that game with just 10 men following Morgan Schneiderlin’s dismissal.