Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Manchester City silenced by 10 man Leeds at Etihad stadium

Manchester City’s challenge for a Premier League tittle was slowed down by visitors Leeds who emerged victorious in the Saturday fixture at the Etihad Stadium.

Leeds were reduced to 10 men in the first half when Liam Cooper received a red card following a challenge on Gabriel Jesus.

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They however got a break late in the first half when Stuart Dallas headed home with his shot find the post in the 42nd minute of the clash.

Torres equalized for the host but in the 76th minute but it was Dallas again who stoppage time goal to beat the Premier League leaders, the first defeat for Pep Guardiola since March.

With only six games matches to play, Pep Guardiola’s side is 11 points away from their third league cup under the Spaniard in four seasons in charge.

The results leave Leeds in 9th position with 45 points, seven points shy of 4th placed West Ham who are fighting for a Champions League position these season.

Manchester City are expected to rise from the defeat and write a name for themselves especially after a win against Dortmund in the first round of the Champions League.

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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