Date: 2nd March 2020 at 6:04pm
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Manchester City won the EFL Cup for the third consecutive season, beating Aston Villa 2-1 at Wembley on Sunday. Phil Foden was outstanding for the Sky Blues, assisting City’s opening goal and being a constant threat throughout the weekend encounter, leading to praise from supporters on social media.

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For City’s first goal, Foden glanced a header to Sergio Aguero who finished on the volley from close-range after Rodrigo brilliantly picked out the 19-year-old’s run in behind Matty Targett.

Foden had multiple chances to score on at Wembley, set up opportunities for his teammates, frequently ran at his opponents, seldom relinquished possession and was brilliant at turning over the ball.

Against Villa, Foden played for 90 minutes, made 70 touches, won two aerial duels, completed 90.2% of his 51 passes, created two chances, had five shots, whipped in two crosses, made two tackles, had three successful dribbles, made one interception and made one clearance.

The England u21 international was named man of the match for his performance in the EFL Cup final and could start in City’s FA Cup fourth round clash with Sheffield Wednesday on March 4.

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