Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester City, 11 July 2020

Score5-0 to Manchester City
RefereeGraham Scott
CompetitionPremier League
VenueAMEX Stadium
Kick-off: 8.00pm Played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 restrictions. Premier League Head to Head Played: 6 Brighton and Hove Albion won: 0 Drawn: 0 Manchester City won: 6 Brighton and Hove Albion scored: 2 Manchester City scored: 20 Manchester City had now scored four or more goals in each of the last three meetings (all Premier League).

0 Brighton and Hove Albion

Manager: Graham Potter

5 Manchester City

Manager: Pep Guardiola

Goals:

Goals:

Raheem Sterling 21 G
Gabriel Jesus 44 G
Raheem Sterling 53 G
Bernardo Silva 56 G
Raheem Sterling 82 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Mat Ryan
Defender Martín Montoya
Defender Adam Webster
Defender/Midfielder Bernardo
Defender/Midfielder Lewis Dunk
Midfielder Yves Bissouma
Midfielder Pascal Gross
Midfielder Davy Pröpper
Midfielder Leandro Trossard
Midfielder/Forward Aaron Mooy
Forward Aaron Connolly

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ederson
Defender Eric García
Defender Aymeric Laporte
Defender Benjamin Mendy
Defender Kyle Walker
Midfielder Rodri
Midfielder/Forward Bernardo Silva
Midfielder/Forward Kevin De Bruyne
Midfielder/Forward Riyad Mahrez
Midfielder/Forward Raheem Sterling

Substitutions:

Tariq Lamptey for Martín Montoya 59
Neal Maupay for Aaron Connolly 59
Dale Stephens for Davy Pröpper 59
Alireza Jahanbakhsh for Leandro Trossard 69
Dan Burn for Pascal Gross 78

Substitutions:

Phil Foden for Gabriel Jesus 63
David Silva for Kevin De Bruyne 64
Olexsandr Zinchenko for Benjamin Mendy 64
Fernandinho for Rodri 72
John Stones for Eric García 72

Cards:

Yves Bissouma 83 Y

Cards:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper David Button
Defender Dan Burn
Defender Shane Duffy
Defender Tariq Lamptey
Midfielder Alireza Jahanbakhsh
Midfielder Alexis Mac Allister
Midfielder Dale Stephens
Forward Neal Maupay
Forward Glenn Murray

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Scott Carson
Defender John Stones
Defender/Midfielder Fernandinho
Defender/Midfielder Olexsandr Zinchenko
Midfielder David Silva
Midfielder Tommy Doyle
Midfielder Phil Foden
Midfielder/Forward Cole Palmer

Comments:

League position: 15th Brighton and Hove Albion had now conceded 11 goals in their last three home games in the Premier League (scored one). Albion had now won two of their 15 games in the Premier League in 2020; the joint fewest in the division. This was the Seagulls' heaviest defeat since AFC Bournemouth's 5-0 win at the AMEX Stadium in the Premier League on 13 April 2019.

Comments:

League position: 2nd Manchester City avoided losing four consecutive away games in the Premier League for the first time since April 2015. Raheem Sterling scored his fourth hat-trick in the Premier League and City's 27th in the competition. Kevin De Bruyne became the 14th player to make 150 appearances for Manchester City in the Premier League.