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Manchester City player ratings against Leeds United

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Player Ratings: Manchester City thrashed Leeds United by 7-0 at Etihad Stadium and took sweet revenge after losing to Marcelo Bielsa’s side the last term by 1-2. 

Pep Guardiola’s side started the game in a brilliant manner and was already up by 2-0 before the 12 minutes mark thanks to the contributions from Phil Foden and Jack Grealish. Kevin De Bruyne extended the margin even more before the interval. 

In the second half, Riyad Mahrez, De Bruyne, John Stones, and Nathan Ake scored four more goals to earn a comfortable victory in a tricky fixture. Following this win, Manchester City extended their lead at the top of the Premier League after earning 41 points in 17 games. 

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Manchester City 7-0 Leeds United: player ratings 

Ederson(GK)(6/10):

The Brazilian goalkeeper didn’t even have to break his sweat apart from one occasion due to the lack of threat from the visitors. 

John Stones(RB)(7/10):

The Englishman started in an unfamiliar position and made a mistake in the first half but overall had a very good performance and also scored a goal. 

Ruben Dias(CB)(6/10):

Didn’t have to do much defensively and it was a pretty comfortable outing. 

Aymeric Laporte(CB)(6/10):

The Spaniard also had a great time and wasn’t challenged enough by the opposition attackers. 

Oleksandr Zinchenko(LB)(6/10):

Made a handball early into the game and thankfully it was outside the box otherwise VAR would easily give the penalty. Apart from that, displayed a pretty tidy performance. 

Rodri(CDM)(7/10):

Provided a great assist for De Bruyne on the second goal and played very well as long as he was on the pitch. 

Bernardo Silva(CM)(6/10):

Missed a glorious opportunity to open the scoresheet but movement in the middle was good and showed a few good touches. 

Kevin De Bruyne(CAM)(9/10):

Scored two great goals. The finishing on the first goal was excellent and the strike for the second was simply outstanding. 

Riyad Mahrez(RW)(8/10):

Delivered a great cross for the second goal and also scored the fourth at a crucial time when the visitors were trying to get back to the game. Overall a great performance. 

Jack Grealish(LW)(6.5/10):

Scored a goal but was taking too long to release the ball which was slowing the game down for the Citizens. 

Phil Foden(CF)(7.5/10):

Scored the opener and also delivered a great corner on the seventh goal. A great outing after recovering from injury. 

Substitute:

Ilkay Gundogan(CM)(7/10):

Came on in place of Bernardo Silva and provided the pass that De Bruyne scored his second goal. 

Fernandinho(CDM)(6/10):

Replaced Rodri and didn’t require to do much in the second half. 

Nathan Ake(CB)(7/10):

Scored a great goal from a set piece and was an important game time for the Dutchman. 

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