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Manchester City beat United to return to the top

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Manchester City bounced back to the top of the English Premier League following a two-nil win against Manchester United.

Manchester City came into the game knowing that three points are what they need to keep off the pressure from Liverpool.

With three games to go, Pep’s side finished the first half goalless and had to turn up the temp come the second half.

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In the 54th minute, Bernardo Silva sent a low ball past David De Gea giving City a one-goal lead in an away match.

Leroy Sane doubled the lead shortly and the Manchester United keeper was at fault again as the ball went through his arms.

Also read: Manchester City beat Tottenham piling more pressure on Liverpool

The win will force Liverpool to respond back with a win against Huddersfield when the two sides meet on Friday.

Pep display of quality

Manchester City truly showed quality in the Premier League in what was to be a tough title decider in an away fixture.

Manchester City beat United to return to the top
Manchester City player celebrate goal

Keeping their composer, City displayed a great display and taking home a deserved three points in the Premier League.

Manchester United second defeat

Manchester United suffered the second defeat of the Premier League coming in from a humiliating 4-0 defeat away to Everton over the weekend.

Failing to compete for the fourth position, Manchester United have to stay behind Arsenal and Chelsea with three games left to the end of the season.

Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international


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