Phil Foden leads Man City to win at Aston Villa despite red card for Stones

Phil Foden leads Man City to win at Aston Villa despite red card for Stones

The Guardian

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After a tumultuous few days in which their dreams of a quadruple evaporated and their reputation acquired a foul odour, Manchester City got the result they needed to move closer to the Premier League title.

Although this performances occasionally lapsed into slapdash errors – they conceded after 20 seconds and John Stones was sent off before half‑time – City were mostly superb, particularly Phil Foden. “At times it was like he was from a different planet,” said Aston Villa’s manager, Dean Smith.

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