Fans stunned as Sterling is gifted bizarre penalty in Man City Champions League game

first_img Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Pep Guardiola gives Man City injury update and talks Christmas schedule Sterling’s leg tattoo shot itself. Only logical explanation.— Steven (@StevenMcinerney) November 7, 2018 What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Raheem Sterling genuinely just got a penalty for kicking the pitch instead of the ball, which then forced him to trip over. The most Sterling thing I’ve ever seen. 😂😂😂 #MCISHA pic.twitter.com/ETHMwpUJGM— Jake Heasman (@jakeheasman) November 7, 2018 Latest Manchester City News whoops Raheem Sterling now hitting such high levels at Man City that he can win penalties without being tripped or diving. Fair play— Dean Jones (@DeanJonesBR) November 7, 2018 PEP TALK Manchester City went 2-0 up against Shakhtar Donetsk in bizarre fashion on Wednesday night.Pep Guardiola’s men had initially taken the lead through David Silva on 13 minutes and were gifted the opportunity to double it from the spot just ten minutes later. REVEALED REVEALED Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father ANALYSIS Alternative Premier League table based on expected goals – lucky Spurs? BIG PRESENTS UP TOP Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? LIVING THE DREAM shining The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Sterling wins a penalty. pic.twitter.com/52mPrIunVX— Graham Abbott (@HarboroAbbo) November 7, 2018 THAT IS A SHOCKER!Raheem Sterling trips on the turf, unopposed and the referee awards a penalty kick. 😱 pic.twitter.com/vdCDsw8Qsf— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) November 7, 2018Raheem Sterling was played in by a beautiful ball from Fernandinho, however scuppered his opportunity inside the area, as he booted the turf and fell over while being pursued by multiple defenders.To his – and everyone else’s – shock, Sterling was then awarded a penalty.Despite the Shakhtar players’ appeals and sheer disbelief, the spot kick stood and was tucked away by Gabriel Jesus.You can watch the video of the incident above, and read the reaction below. Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won targets revealed last_img read more