Agreed. The Predators are hunters, not Godzilla-esque movie monsters, so putting him in a city was basically tasking a professional fisherman to challenge himself fishing in a koi pond.The idea was an interesting one. A force so beyond human level that setting doesn't matter, we still don't have a chance against it. Even in the heart of our most "advanced society" an American city. In execution... that really doesn't work. The Predator's avoidance of collateral damage and mass casualty completely sidesteps what would make such a thing truly terrifying.
Explaining it away with canon doesn't mean it worked cinematically where its predecessor did. "Oh, he's young and inexperienced," but comes from a culture based on the hunt, and would likely know better at least than to try his new hands in an urban setting unbefitting a hunt. Human hunters go into the wild, and as far as I know, they don't take their kids to a zoo to break them in on the family trade.It is pointed out and implied that Yajuta in this movie is younger, a bit more inexperienced, and didn't cocky. It shows and fits.
That aside, as @Kyrian007 said, it didn't work for me. If you liked the movie, more power to you, but when I weigh it against the experience of the first, it left me wanting. It was a very different movie from the first, and different in worse ways. But I'll give you this, I'm not a fan of any Predator outings since the first one, and Prey was only decent, so don't take my disliking of Predator 2 as anything unique to it.