EPL: Palace Hold Man City; Arsenal, Sheffield Share The Spoils At The Emirates


Manchester City’s grip on the Premier League got even weaker as Crystal Palace earned a 2-2 draw at the Etihad Stadium following a dramatic final 10 minutes.

Kevin De Bruyne hit the bar early on with a brilliant 30-yard free kick, but Palace scored against the run of play as Cenk Tosun headed home at the far post from a corner in the 39th minute, the visitors’ first and only effort of the first half.

City had a penalty correctly overturned by VAR in the second half following a Jairo Riedewald handball, before sub Gabriel Jesus curled a beauty for Aguero to convert at the far post in the 82nd minute.

Aguero got his second and what looked to be the winner with a fine header three minutes from time, but Palace refused to feel sorry for themselves as Wilfried Zaha forced a Fernandinho own goal in the 90th minute.

The result means City are 13 points behind Liverpool, who have two games in hand, the first of which…

Source: Complete Sports