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What Phil Foden did after Pep Guardiola tantrum proves point in front of Man City legend David Silva

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In Manchester City’s dominant 4-1 victory over Wolves, one player who stood out was Phil Foden, whose clever playmaking provided crucial support to City’s star striker Erling Haaland.

The win keeps City’s Premier League title hopes firmly within their own grasp.

The biggest applause at the Etihad Stadium, however, wasn’t just for any of Haaland’s four goals but for the return of former City legend David Silva.

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The beloved Spanish midfielder received a rousing ovation as he made his first appearance back at the ground since his departure in 2020.

Silva, now retired from playing, was joined by his family as he took his seat in the stands to watch City in action. Watching the team’s performance, he must have been impressed with the development of Phil Foden, a player who has emulated Silva’s creative role in City’s midfield.

During the match, Pep Guardiola’s team faced a minor setback when Wolves scored their only goal of the game. Guardiola’s visible frustration was quickly alleviated thanks to Foden’s swift response.

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Foden’s intelligent ball forward set up Haaland for his fourth goal of the game, instantly restoring City’s three-goal lead.

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Foden’s impact continued throughout the match as he seamlessly transitioned from his wide position to a more central role. His quick thinking and precise passing significantly contributed to City’s fluid play.

As the season nears its conclusion, Foden’s continued development and influence on games like this will be key for City as they aim to defend their Premier League title.

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His performance serves as a testament to his growth as a player, earning the admiration of City’s fans and perhaps even the approval of Silva, who paved the way for the young star’s success.

Foden’s contribution not only helped City secure a vital victory but also demonstrated his ability to rise to the occasion when the team needed him the most.

As Manchester City push for a successful end to their season, Foden’s performances will be instrumental in keeping their ambitions alive.

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