Cheltenham was on the verge of recording turmoil after Alfiemei opened the scoring in the second half, but Citi was delayed to win at Johnny Rocks Stadium.
Cheltenham needed to keep the heroes from goalkeeper Josh Griffith and captain Ben Tozer in the game, with almost shocking results.
The Premier League side almost started scoring within 25 seconds, but goalkeeper Griffith saved Jesus’ Robe’s efforts.
Cheltenham needed a tozer to create outstanding goal line clearance to deny Benjamin Mendi After a while.
Griffith came to Cheltenham’s rescue again with great relief from Torres’ short-range strike.
Twenty-three minutes after striker May’s shot was saved in the USMNT near post, the host approached the goal. Zack Steffen..
Immediately before the break, the match was suspended because a player was off the pitch at a fireworks display.
Jesus had a great chance to lead the city in the 5th minute of the second half, but his shot hit the post.
Just before the hour mark, Cheltenham took a shocking lead after Charlie Ruggler flicked Tozer’s long throw in May and turned from close range.
Fernandinho Then, three minutes later, he clipped the ball to Jesus before Torres won one-third on the final kick of the game.
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Cheltenham Town v Manchester City-Soccer Match Report-January 23, 2021
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