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Twitter Reacts As Manchester City Miss Two Penalties Against Everton

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 15: Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City (R) takes a penalty but it is saved during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Everton at Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Manchester City are making extremely hard work of their Premier League clash against Everton at the Etihad.

Pep Guardiola’s Premier League table leaders enjoyed the lion’s share of possession they have been finding the Everton defence tough to break down, though they found the net once through birthday boy Noltio.

However, they should really have won the game. They have been awarded two penalties in this match, but somehow managed to miss on both occasions.

Kevin De Bruyne was the first to miss, his effort saved by Everton goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg.


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They got the chance to atone for that in the second half, only for substitute Sergio Aguero’s effort to go the same way.

Stekelenburg has made a number of fine saves and evidently had one of the best games of his career.

Naturally, social media isn’t exactly feeling much empathy for Man City’s penalty travails:

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Author: The PA Team

This article was written by a member of The PA Team.