Bernardo Silva Refuses MOTM Award, Presents It To Goalscorer Phil Foden
Portuguese midfielder Bernardo Silva added to his great Premier League marketing campaign, successful the Man of the Match award as Manchester Metropolis defeated Tottenham on the Etihad.
Metropolis wanted a victory to leapfrog rivals Liverpool on the prime of the desk and put in a gritty efficiency in opposition to their Champions League conquerors Spurs to select up an important 1-Zero win.
All through the sport Silva was the standout man for Guardiola’s aspect, wanting extremely full of life when attacking the Tottenham left and dealing arduous for his workforce when Metropolis discovered themselves out of possession.
One other who impressed for the champions was 18-year-old midfielder Phil Foden, who was making solely his second Premier League begin.
From the off, Foden seemed shiny and scored his first Premier League aim after simply 4 minutes as he headed house Sergio Aguero’s ball throughout the field.
Foden’s aim proved to be the winner for Metropolis in what may grow to be an enormous consequence within the title race.
Following the sport, Sky Sports activities interviewed each Bernardo Silva and the goalscorer Foden, with the previous being awarded the Man of the Match award following his wonderful efficiency.
Silva, nevertheless, felt that his teammate Foden was way more deserving of the award following his successful aim.
Talking after the victory, he mentioned: “I want to hand it over to Phil as a result of I actually suppose he deserves it.
“He’s so younger, he’s a incredible participant and this one’s for you. He scored the winner so congratulations!”
Nice contact from Bernardo Silva giving his Man of the Match award to Phil Foden! 👍 pic.twitter.com/GdAvNpu3zB
— Soccer AM (@SoccerAM) April 20, 2019