Luke Shaw has come out swinging in defence of Harry Maguire following a tough international break. Maguire struggled in England's 3-3 draw with Germany on Monday evening and his name was booed by the Wembley faithful prior to kick-off. The centre back had a positive first half, but gave away a penalty after the break with a foul on Jamal Musiala in the area.
Ilkay Gundogan and Kai Havertz doubled their lead with under 25 minutes to go But England recovered and led 3-2 before a Nick Pope error let Germany back in The German press blasted their side for a 'weak' performance at Wembley They have been left with serious concerns ahead of the upcoming World Cup
Relegated to League B in the Nations League Gareth Southgate's England turned the game around despite going two goals behind, but they failed to hold on to their lead against Germany, with the game ending in a 3-3 draw. Neither England nor Germany managed to impress in a dull first half that saw Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen produce a couple of fine saves.
England fans have slammed Harry Maguire after he gave away a stonewall penalty against Germany. Maguire fouled Jamal Musiala inside the box to concede a penalty. The match referee reviewed the incident before awarding a spot-kick. Ilkay Gundogan converted the penalty to open the scoring at Wembley Stadium, with people online taking aim at the under-fire Manchester United defender.
PROTECTING players from excessive workloads must be the starting point for any new international match calendar, one of the leading figures at the world players’ union FIFPRO has said. FIFPRO announced a new agreement with the World Leagues Forum on Monday, which will involve collective discussion on a whole range of matters related to the employment of professional male and female footballers, including the schedule.
In the lead up to Manchester City’s continental Clash with Borussia Dortmund, Ilkay Gundogan has reflected on his captaincy style. The 31 year-old was appointed club captain for the 2022/23 campaign, following the departure of Fernandinho. Although Rodri glided the ball into the back of the net, tying the game against Aston Villa, it was Ilkay Gundogan’s second-half brace which brought the Premier League trophy back to the Etihad for the fourth time in five seasons.
Five things to look out for when City take on Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League. Manchester City will return to action on Wednesday evening when they face Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League. Pep Guardiola's side will look to build on a superb start to their group stage campaign, with a thumping 4-0 win at Sevilla a clear indication of their intentions in Europe's premier club competition this season.
Manchester City captain Ilkay Gundogan is unsure about next season. At today's Champions League presser, Gundogan was asked about his future at the club. The Germany midfielder is now in the last year of his contract and there is no certainty about what happens next term.
Sergio Gomez at left-back, Ilkay Gundogan returns - Predicted XI: Manchester City vs Nottingham Forest (Premier League)
Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City side will have their sights set on yet another victory at the Etihad Stadium, as they go toe-to-toe against Nottingham Forest on Wednesday night. Manchester City returned to winning ways in emphatic fashion with a 4-2 comeback victory against Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon.
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Ilkay Gundogan showed awareness and selflessness by shouting at Cole Palmer during Manchester City's 3-3 draw with Barcelona Ilkay Gundogan told Cole Palmer he was claiming some of the assist for Manchester City's second goal against Barcelona after deliberately making sure he didn't touch the ball in the build-up.
Manchester City's 3-3 draw with Newcastle saw another moment of VAR controversy Former referee Dermot Gallagher has given his verdict over whether Kieran Trippier should have received a red card during Manchester City's 3-3 draw with Newcastle on Sunday. City fought back from 3-1 down at a raucous St James' Park as they maintained their unbeaten start to the Premier League season.
The former Premier League referee has had his say Former Premier League referee Dermot Gallagher says the 'right decision' was made to overturn Kieran Trippier's red card for his challenge on Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne. Newcastle and Man City produced an early contender for game of the season as the two sides served up a six-goal thriller on Sunday.
Allan Saint-Maximin was an absolute joy to watch as Newcastle drew 3-3 to Manchester City on Sunday. City had taken a very early lead through Ilkay Gundogan as they threatened to ease to victory at St James’ Park. But Saint-Maximin was never going to let that happen.
Allan Saint-Maximin's individual highlights vs Man City sum up why he's the Premier League's ultimate showman
Allan Saint-Maximin established himself as the Premier League's greatest entertainer with a stunning performance in Newcastle United's 3-3 draw with Manchester City. The two sides played out an early contender for game of the season at St. James' Park on Sunday and Saint-Maximin was easily star of the show.
Tell us your players ratings using our interactive widget below Newcastle United continued their unbeaten start to the Premier League season with an incredible 3-3 draw against Manchester City at St James' Park. Man City took an early lead through Ilkay Gundogan before Miguel Almiron bundled home Allan Saint-Maximin's low cross to level the score on 28 minutes.
Manchester City dropped their first points of the Premier League season after fighting back to claim a 3-3 draw with Newcastle at St James’ Park. Ilkay Gundogan gave City an early lead, but the home side responded superbly and Miguel Almiron equalised before Callum Wilson put them ahead in the 39th minute.
Kieran Trippier scored a stunning long-range free-kick to put Newcastle 3-1 up in a pulsating affair against Manchester City at St James' Park. Ilkay Gundogan put City ahead early on but Eddie Howe's side responded brilliantly and led at half-time courtesy of goals from Miguel Almiron and Callum Wilson - both assisted by the unplayable Allan Saint-Maximin.