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Manchester City have handed Liverpool a huge boost in the Premier League title race after defeat to Manchester United on Saturday night.
A lackluster 2-1 defeat at the Etihad means Pep Guardiola’s side now sit a whopping 16 points off the pace of Liverpool, who strengthened their grip on a maiden title with a3-0 win away to Bournemouth.
This most recent loss means City have now dropped points in games – the same amount of points they managed to drop in the wholeety of the / 90 campaign, as they reclaimed the trophy by a single point.
Defeat to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men, who raced into a 2-0 lead with goals from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial , means the reigning champions have now lost four games and drawn twice.
Read Ian Doyle’spost-match analysis hereas Liverpool defeat Bournemouth
Liverpool on the other hand have been relentless having won 16 and drawn just once.
With this, the Reds now find themselves in the top flight driving seat with nearest rivals Leicester City points off the pace ahead of their meeting with Aston Villa on Sunday.
Bournemouth vs Liverpool matchday
Victory for Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes would see the Foxes climb six points clear of City who scored a consolation through Nicolas Otamendi.