Man City 1-0 Crystal Palace: Haaland brings down the tough Eagles
A single lapse in defense by Olise made Palace give away a penalty which Erling Haaland converted to score his 28th of the season
managed to secure a hard-fought 1-0 win against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park with a late penalty from Erling Haaland. Although Patrick Vieira's side are now without a win in their last 11 games, they managed to keep City at bay for large periods of the game, despite not registering a shot on target themselves.
Guardiola decided to start the match without De Bruyne and Walker, but was considering bringing De Bruyne on as a substitute. De Bruyne came on, However, City won a penalty in the 78th minute, which was scored by Haaland. This secured City's third consecutive Premier League win and moved them to within two points of the league leaders Arsenal, who will play against Fulham on Sunday.
With seven minutes left on the clock,Haaland
had another opportunity to score, but he missed the header from Grealish's cross, and City managed to hold on to their lead, adding more weight to the pressure on Arsenal in the fight for the Premier League title.
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