#sports activities PLAYER RATINGS: Jack Grealish flourishes under pressure as classy Man City triumph 3-0 at Molineux
Jack Grealish scored within the very first minute as Manchester City steamrolled Wolves 3-0 at Molineux to climb high of the Premier League.
The reigning champions made it two via Erling Haaland within the sixteenth minute to maintain up the Norwegian’s scintillating goal-scoring kind, and Phil Foden discovered the web within the second-half to seal the snug win.
Sportsmail has analysed the gamers’ performances from the conflict at Molineux.
Manchester City climbed to the highest of the Premier League with a 3-0 victory in opposition to Wolves
Virtual spectator for lengthy intervals however remained poised, particularly on the ball when Wolves tried to press City’s defenders within the second half.
John Stones 7
In his secondary right-back place the place he was caught in possession a few time however in any other case reliable.
Manuel Akanji 7
First style of Premier League and continues to suit effectively. Physical and aggressive however managed and equally good on the ball.
Ruben Dias 6
Note overly troubled by Wolves, even after they had 11, however maintained his focus and regarded sharp.
Joao Cancelo 7
More of an attacking than defensive function for the left-back who fashioned partnership with Grealish.
Captain Kevin De Bruyne impressed once more after creating the opening aim within the first minute
Kevin De Bruyne 7
His imaginative and prescient created the killer opening aim and remained a menace with a watch for the short shot even earlier than his second help.
Booked for an early foul on Neves which may have been problematic, given he’s the one defensive midfielder, however confirmed self-discipline to final the remainder of the sport.
Bernardo Silva 7
Busy show, flitting round and linking defence with assault successfully. Tried to get Grealish concerned as a lot as attainable and succeeded.
Phil Foden 7
Amazing imaginative and prescient for the opening aim and was a nuisance for the opposite 89 minutes. Constantly appeared in harmful positions within the Wolves field, together with his aim.
Erling Haaland 8
The legend continued with yet one more show low on touches and excessive in productiveness. Like most groups, Wolves regarded terrified and had no reply for him.
Jack Grealish 9
Man under pressure following some detached kind scored a terrific poacher’s aim and revelled within the function of pantomime villain, particularly after Collins’ purple.
Jack Grealish answered his critics after offering an outstanding efficiency and City’s first aim
Riyad Mahrez for Foden 71mins – 5
Ilkay Gudogan for De Bruyne 71mins – 6
Julian Alvarez for Silva 71mins – 5
Cole Palmer for Grealish 76mins – 7
Sergio Gomez for Rodri 80mins
Substitutes (not used) Ortega, Carson, Walker, Ake.
Jose Sa 6
No probability with the objectives and saved effectively from Haaland within the second half. Did effectively contemplating the pressure.
Bullied out of the best way by Grealish for the opening aim and was by no means in a position to get into the sport offensively.
Nathan Collins 4
Had regarded unsettled even earlier than his flying, studs-up problem caught Grealish within the chest and earned him a straight purple.
Max Kilman 5
Had no reply to Haaland working at him for the primary aim however at least caught to his process after that regardless of the aim menace posed by City.
Rayan Ait-Nouri 4
Foden’s back-heel put him out of the play far too simply for the opener and followers have been on his case as the sport wore on for his poor use of the ball.
Rayan Ait-Nouri struggled in defence – notably in opposition to Phil Foden on Wolves’ left-hand aspect
Mattheus Nunes 7
Had his palms full having to cope with Grealish or Cancelo down his proper aspect and finally picked up a yellow for fouling the latter.
Ruben Neves 8
Curled a free-kick over on a uncommon sight of aim after which needed to fill in at centre-half after Collins’ purple card, which he did impressively.
Joao Moutinho 6
Wasted a few free-kicks simply exterior the City space and whereas there was no questioning his work price, he solely sometimes posed a menace.
Pedro Neto 7
Unlucky with a shot that flashed inches broad of the aim and saved probing ahead, particularly at the beginning of the second half when Wolves loved their finest spell.
Wolves star Daniel Podence missed with an 18-yard shot and failed to bother the champions
Daniel Podence 7
Narrowly missed with an 18-yard shot earlier than the break and a cheeky again heel arrange an opportunity for Guedes.
Goncalo Guedes 6
Quiet however nonetheless drew a routine save out of Ederson early on however mis-cued a uncommon, and good, probability after the hour.
Hwang Hee-Chan for Guedes 69mins – 5
Boubacar Traore for Podence 69mins – 5
Nelson Semedo for Ait-Nouri 80 minutes
Chem Campbell for Neto 85mins
Substitutes (not used) Sarkic, Mosquera, Toti, Ronan, Bueno.
Referee: Anthony Taylor 7