MON, MAY 06 2019-theG&BJournal-He cost Manchester City just about 5 million pounds eleven years ago. But his screamer from 30 yards out after the break was the stuff of a Hollywood script and could be valued at over $1 billion today. His goal leaves Man City one win away from the title.
The 1-0 win over hard fighting and very well organised young Leicester City puts the Pep Guardiola’s well-oil machine a point ahead of second placed Liverpool FC with just one league match left.
City captain Kompany had gone so long with injury problems and had a handful of games going into City’s last home game of the season. The tense game ended goalless in the first half with two stunning saves from Leicester’s keeper Schmeichel that resonated around the world.
Leicester almost ruined the game towards the end of the second half after Nigeria star Kelechi Iheanacho’s shot went wide after a graceful counter attack in the eventful second half.
City will secure a back-to-back championship if they beat Brighton in their final fixture on Sunday May 12.