After practically two years at Man City, Scott Carson made his first look for the Premier League membership and it was actually a memorable on.
The veteran goalkeeper has been on mortgage from Derby County as a 3rd selection behind Ederson and Zack Steffen.
Pep Guardiola has been identified to rotate his squad repeatedly, significantly with a busy fixture schedule.
The 35-year-old stopper began considerably surprisingly in opposition to Newcastle United on Friday evening.
City have already been named as Premier League champions, with Guardiola maybe wanting to present Carson an look and in addition give Ederson a well-deserved relaxation.
It was fairly the memorable encounter as he conceded three objectives as City received 4-3, however he was hardly at fault.
His aspect did him no favours as they conceded two penalties, and he saved one earlier than Joe Willock scored the rebound.
After the ultimate whistle, he was mobbed by his City teammates and is clearly a preferred member of the squad.
Earlier than the sport, Carson instructed Sky Sports activities: “I’m over the moon to get an opportunity to play. There was an opportunity I might have performed final season by Eddy (Ederson) was going for the golden glove.
“I believe Norwich scored after which VAR dominated it offside. I used to be simply getting my shin pads on.
“The goalkeeping coach instructed me yesterday, I’m delighted and I believed my Premier League days have been over.
“I’ve by no means given up and I’ve acquired an opportunity tonight.
“I used to be stunned, however since I’ve been right here I’ve tried to work as onerous as I can and be there if wanted.
“Fortunately the supervisor has seen that and given me a recreation tonight.”
Carson’s final Premier League look got here again in 2011 whereas taking part in for West Brom.
The 3645 days between Premier League appearances is the longest for any goalkeeper within the historical past of the competitors.
He has made 520 profession appearances in a profession that began at Leeds and took him to Liverpool, Charlton, Sheffield Wednesday, Aston Villa, West Brom, Bursaspor, Wigan and Derby.