Manchester Citys Oleksandr Zinchenko (left) and Brighton and Hove Albions Percy Tau fight for the ball during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Image Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2021.
Brighton attacker Percy Tau gave Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko a bit of disco football when he left the left side lying on the ground with some skill.
The South African made his full Premier League debut on Wednesday night and impressed because Brighton did well to keep Man City at bay for much of the first half.
Graham Potter was, after 44 minutes, almost able to extend the visitors’ lead with a well placed diving header after the ball had looped into the center, but home side’s keeper Phil Foden made the save.
From a local perspective, Tau looked comfortable and had a few impressive periods of play that let SA fans show their support on social media.
The way Percy Tau skinned Zinchenko ??
– Brighton & Hove Albion (@MzansiBHA) January 13, 2021
As for me, it’s 1-1. What Percy Tau did to Zinchenko is a goal.
– Lesilo Rula (@kay_mahapa) January 13, 2021
Tau lasted 67 minutes in an impressive debut while Brighton pushed Man City into a surprisingly tight competition.
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