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Manchester City drops Tottenham at Home; awaits United stumble


Amir Lamir Khan

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:37 GMT

Manchester City were one step from being crowned champions of the Premier League for the third time after their 3-1 victory at Tottenham on Saturday evening.

At Wembley Stadium, Manchester City’s Brazilian star Gabriel Jesus scored in the 22nd minute after a long pass from the Belgian captain, Vincent Kompany. German international Elkay Gundogan made it 2 nil with a questionable penalty three minutes later.

Denmark's Christian Eriksen got one back for Tottenham three minutes before the half ended, after a pass from Harry Kane inside the area. In the second half, any offensive threat from Spurs was absent, with Manchester City taking control before Raheem Sterling scored the third goal for City in the 72nd minute, taking his own tally to 17 goals this season.

Manchester City now have 87 points, 16 points more than their neighbours Manchester United in second, who hosted West Bromwich Albion on Sunday night.

When the “Red Devils” duly stumbled at home by losing to West Brom, Manchester City were officially crowded champions; with both teams having only 5 matches till the end of the season, City cannot now be caught.

Tottenham are in 4th place with 67 points, behind Liverpool in third on 70 points.