Super Eagles Midfielder Frank Onyeka was in action as Brentford ended Manchester City’s four game winning streak to grab all three points in a 2-1 away at the Etihad Stadium.
Pep Guardiola would have been left scratching his head as Brentford had the better start and looked most threatening in the opening ten minutes of the clash.
You will have to go back 70 years to the last time Brentford scored a goal against Manchester City, but Ivan Toney ended that miserable run.
Earlier he had failed to dispatch two clear chances In the opening 10 minutes, but was at the right place at the right time to find the back of the net with an header after a well worked set piece play from Brentford.
Manchester City started to grow into the game and pulled back an equaliser through Phil Foden.
But the hosts only had themselves to blame as they huffed and puffed, but couldn’t get the winning goal.
Following a head injury to Aymeric Laporte in the second half the referee added ten minutes and Ivan Toney proved to be a man on a mission, as he scored his second of the encounter following a swift counter that left Ederson helpless as Josh Da Silva an inch perfect cross for the Striker to tap in.
Onyeka got Eighty-five minutes on the day and he was a busy man registering a shot on goal, made 16 passes, attempted 2 tackles and registered 2 blocks.
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