‘Mahrez, Rodri’ take ‘Haaland’ penalty

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Pep Guardiola insists Erling Haaland is Manchester City’s number one penalty taker, although Riyad Mahrez did so in the win over Aston Villa

amid the drama. club after they were charged by the Premier League for violating financial rules. That didn’t seem to be an issue for City’s players as they beat Villa 3-1 at home

, however, there was a bit of confusion when the team earned a penalty that led to a third goal scored by Mahrez. Such a duty, instead of Haaland, even Rodri came to take it. But in the end it was Ilkay Gundogan as team captain who sent the ball in for the Algerian winger to kill. I wanted it to be, but Riyad was always trying to score, Rodri came in and asked to score. I don’t know what happened,” Guardiola said.

Haaland, City’s top-scorer, grabbed an assist for the second goal of the afternoon. But failed to come back out for the second-half and was replac by Julian Alvarez. It was believed that Haaland may have hurt himself during a collision with Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez – and Guardiola has confirmed that the former Borussia Dortmund man was forced off with a minor issue. the UFABET report

“Tomorrow we will talk to them. I like it when players want to take penalties. But the team will always have the number one killer and that’s Erling.”