THE FREE KICK WHICH SEALED A POINT---
ATSU ON THE EDGE OF THE BOX, PASSES TO SHELVEY AND AZ
THIS PIC SHOWS, SHELVEY IZ TEEIN' UP FOR THE SHOT,
WHICH LIFTED THE ROOF OFF THE GALLOWGATE END!
"JONJO'S WONDER STRIKE SECURES A PRECIOUS POINT!"
Jonjo Shelvey woz the hero of the hour with a fantastic strike in the 88th minute to rescue a point from the leegue champions in a gritty performance that had the crowd bouncin' with delight!
Man City had taken the lead in the 23rd minute through Sterling at The Gallowgate End after a scramble in the penaly area.
Jetro Willems equalised a couple of minutes later, when he hit a right footed screamer into the far corner of the net from a Almiron pass!(Almiron's 1st ever assist for a goal!)
We held on az The Blue Moonies pounded wor goal and missed several chances to retake the lead in the 2nd half.
They finally did it just 8 minutes from the end when De Bruyne hit a thunderbolt shot which went in off the bar, giving Debravka nee chance in the Toon goal!
When we aall thought it woz ower, we got a free kick near the penalty area. Substitute Atsu took it and just when we thought that he would centre the baall into the box, he changed his mind and passed to Shelvey, who woz waitin' at the edge of the box and the rest is history, az they say! (see top pic!)
|HAPPY FANS LEAVE THE GROOND AFTER THE MATCH!|
Toon team: Dubravka, Manquillo, Fernandez, Clark, Dummett, Willens, Shelvey, Hayden, Saint-Maximin (Atsu 80), Almiron, Joelinton (Gayle 69)
Attendance: 49,937 (3,000 Blue Moon Brigade)