Manchester City puts four past Leeds United

Manchester City produced the perfect response to Premier League title rivals Liverpool by outclassing Leeds United to regain top spot. City needed the win after Liverpool had overtaken them earlier in the day with victory at Newcastle – and they produced a highly impressive display in Elland Road’s hothouse that also prolonged the relegation worries for Jesse Marsch’s side. The reigning Premier…

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Manchester City beat Burnley to reclaim top spot

Manchester City made an instant return to the top of the Premier League with a comfortable win over struggling Burnley. Liverpool’s victory over Watford earlier on Saturday had knocked the defending champions off the summit for the first time since 4 December, but Pep Guardiola’s side responded in impressive style at Turf Moor. It took only five minutes for City…

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Manchester City held by Crystal Palace in a goalless draw

Manchester City missed their chance to go six points clear at the top of the Premier League as they were held by a resilient Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. City dominated proceedings, twice hitting the woodwork, while defender Aymeric Laporte failed to find the net with the goal at his mercy in the first half. The result means Liverpool can…

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Joao Cancelo signs contract extension at Man City

Full-back Joao Cancelo has signed a new contract with Manchester City, extending his stay at Etihad Stadium until 2027. Cancelo’s deal had been due to expire in 2025. The Portugal international, who joined from Juventus in 2019, has made 106 appearances for the club, winning three major trophies. “I am incredibly happy to have signed this new agreement, there is…

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Joao Cancelo injured in robbery

Manchester City full-back Joao Cancelo claims he suffered cuts to the face after attempting to fight off a gang of robbers while with his family. The 28-year-old posted an image of his injuries on Instagram. “Unfortunately today I was assaulted by four cowards who hurt me and tried to hurt my family,” he wrote. “When you show resistance, this is…

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Manchester City beat PSG to top group A

Manchester City came back from behind to beat Paris St-Germain and secure qualification for the Champions League last 16 – doing so as Group A winners. City’s outstanding display reaped the reward it deserved, as they showed character as well as class after Kylian Mbappe swept PSG into a 50th-minute lead. PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino was left disappointed as City…

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Cancelo withdraws from Portugal squad

Joao Cancelo has been replaced by Diogo Dalot in Portugal’s Euro 2020 squad after testing positive for Covid-19. Cancelo was named in Fernando Santos’ final 26-man squad for the European Championships. He helped Manchester City win a Premier League and Carabao Cup double in 2020-21. The 27-year-old was expected to be one of Portugal’s key players at the summer tournament.…

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