Sterling double takes Man City top once more | The Guardian Nigeria News


Crystal Palace’s Scottish midfielder James McArthur (L) and Crystal Palace’s Serbian midfielder Luka Milivojevic (R) waytch Manchester City’s English midfielder Raheem Sterling (C) take a shot during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park in south London on April 14, 2019. Adrian DENNIS / AFP

Manchester City eased back to the top of the Premier League as Raheem Sterling struck twice to beat Crystal Palace 3-1 at Selhurst Park on Sunday.The English champions move a point ahead of Liverpool, who host Chelsea at Anfield later on Sunday, with five games remaining for both sides.

Sterling had already missed a glorious chance before opening the scoring on 15 minutes as City rarely looked troubled despite having failed to beat Palace on their two previous meetings.

Another cool Sterling finish looked to have ended the game as a contest 27 minutes from time.However, Pep Guardiola’s men had to see out a nervous finale to…

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