Man City Put One Hand On Premier League Title Following Win Over Crystal Palace

Man City Put One Hand On Premier League Title Following Win Over Crystal Palace

Akan Anwankwo
May 1, 2021 at 3:14 PM

- Crystal Palace vs Man City ended in a 2-0 win for Pep Guardiola's men at Selhurst Park

- Two second half goals from Sergio Aguero and Ferrand Torres made the difference in the game

- City will now be depending on Liverpool to defeat Man United to emerge Premier League champions

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Man City emerged victorious in the week 34 Premier League fixture against Crystal Palace as they coasted to a 2-0 win at Selhurst Park.

Veteran striker Sergio Aguero and Ferrand Torres scored a goal each in succession in the second half to move the Citizens closer to another remarkable league triumph.

Pep Guardiola's men started the match brightly but were unable to convert their chances leaving the Spanish frustrated on the sidelines.

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Raheem Sterling had the best opportunity in the for City as he had too many defenders to beat before Tyrick Mitchell made the vital block.

On the other hand, Palace's best chance fell to Christian Benteke but Ederson came out to make the vital block.

City finally took the lead in the 57th minute as Benjamin Mendy's through ball to Aguero saw the Argentine hit the ball first-time after his control to make it 1-0.

Less than a minute later, Torres capitalized on City's attack and made it 2-0 after shooting through the legs of Cheikhou Kouyate to beat Vicente Guaita in goal.

Sterling and Torres also wasted scoring opportunities but City held on for their 11th straight away win in the Premier League.

Guardiola's men are now 13 points clear off city rivals Man United who will play Liverpool at Old Trafford on May 2, 2021.

If United lose to Liverpool the Citizens will be officially crowned English champions for the seventh time in their history.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Paul Pogba had to take a short break from the intense Europa League semi-final first leg clash against AS Roma to break his fast in a beautiful moment.

Man United were rampant on the day, thumping their opponents 6-2 to set one foot on the final.

Pogba was among the goalscorers on the day as he found the net with a header to make the scores 5-2.

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