Sergio Aguero has apologized to Manchester Metropolis followers after his try at a Panenka penalty, saved by Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, ensured the membership had to attend to win a fifth Premier League title.
The Argentine striker, who’s leaving the Etihad Stadium at the tip of the season, stepped up simply earlier than half-time to double Metropolis’s lead after Gabriel Jesus was bundled into the field by Billy Gilmour.
Aguero’s penalty was simply overwhelmed by Mendy | SHAUN BOTTERILL / Getty Pictures
If Aguero had scored, Metropolis would have been 2-0 simply earlier than half-time and would have been overwhelming favorites to complete the job towards a Chelsea facet they may face once more within the Champions League ultimate at the tip of the month.
However to the dismay of all of the spectators on the stadium and on TV, Aguero tried a cheeky Panenka-style penalty – simply to see his tame chip simply saved by Chelsea goalkeeper Mendy. The Miss would return to hang-out Metropolis when Thomas Tuchel’s facet got here again into the recreation and first equalized by way of Hakim Ziyech earlier than stealing all three factors at loss of life by way of Marcos Alonso.
Aguero has taken to his official Twitter web page after the match and has now apologized for not taking the penalty in a standard method and admitting that he had made a mistake in the decision.
I would like to apologize to my teammates, workers and supporters for lacking the penalty. It was a unhealthy determination and I take full duty.
– Sergio Kun Aguero (@aguerosergiokun) Might 8, 2021
“I would really like to apologize to my teammates, workers and supporters for lacking the penalty,” learn Aguero’s submit. “It was a unhealthy determination and I take full duty.”
Luckily for Aguero, his legendary standing on the membership is already sure, and this miss – completely a catastrophic collapse in Metropolis’s final three Premier League matches – shouldn’t price his staff in the massive subject. Neighborhood rivals Manchester United should win their remaining 5 video games and hope Metropolis don’t take up one other level.
As for the longer term, it’s at present unclear the place the 32-year-old will find yourself. He has been linked with a transfer to Barcelona, whereas he has additionally been dominated out as a possible goal for Chelsea. 90min understands that Leeds are additionally eager to unite him with compatriot and supervisor Marcelo Bielsa.