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Sheffield United’s English defender Jayden Bogle (L) challenges Manchester City’s Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus (R) during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Sheffield United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on January 30, 2021. Michael Regan / POOL / AFP

Manchester City opened up a four-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win over bottom-of-the-table Sheffield United, while Everton’s bid for a top-four finish was dented by a shock home defeat by Newcastle.

Gabriel Jesus scored the only goal inside the first 10 minutes at the Etihad as City extended their winning run to 12 games in all competitions.

Pep Guardiola’s men thrashed West Brom 5-0 in midweek, but after beating Manchester United away on Wednesday, the Blades again belied their lowly position to put up a fight against the leaders.

“People think if we won the last one 5-0, we will win this one 5-0. This is the real world, not a…



Source: Guardian Newspaper