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Son of ex-Prem star with 232 appearances in England plays against Man City in UCL
Manchester City in their draw against Copenhagen.Isak Johannesson played as his side held the ten-man Citizens to a 0-0 draw at the Parken Stadium.And his father, Joey, made 232 outings in England - 32 of which were in the Premier League.READ MORE: Pep Guardiola didn't tell Erling Haaland why he's been dropped for Man City gameOf those appearances in the elite division, the Icelandic midfielder played 11 times for Aston Villa, 11 times for Wolves, and on ten occasions for Burnley.Something of a journeyman, Joey retired in 2017 and is now assistant manager of the Iceland national team.As for his son, Isak, who's the eldest of four brothers, he’s played for Copenhagen since 2021, and he helped them win the Danish Superliga last campaign.A midfielder like his father, Isak has featured for Iceland at under-16, under-17, under-19 and under-21 level - while he made his debut to the senior squad in a Nations League match against England, being the fifth youngest player to do so.On Tuesday night against the Premier League champions, the 19-year-old helped his side overcome the odds and earn a point against City, even though Pep Guardiola’s men were forced to play 60 minutes of the match with ten men as Sergio Gomez was sent off for pulling Hakon Arnar Haraldsson down when he was through on goal.A VAR review from the referee sealed his fate after it had chalked off Rodri’s stunning goal for hitting Riyad Mahrez on the hand in the build-up.Afterwhich, VAR handed City a penalty, but Mahrez saw his shot from the spot saved by Kamil Grabara.Guardiola opted not to bring on Erling Haaland, who is on an incredible goal-scoring run, and the side could only muster a point, with a game against Liverpool being the side’s next fixture.In any
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