.City opens eight points gap at the top after 2-1 victory

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Manchester City have opened eight points gap at the top of the Premier League after a 2-1 victory at Huddersfield Town on Sunday.

Pep Guardiola’s side equalled the club record – set in 2015 – despite falling behind just before the break through a Nicolas Otamendi own goal, BBC reports.

Sergio Aguero’s penalty early in the second half drew City level, and Raheem Sterling struck the winner with only six minutes to go.

This was the first time City have come from behind at half-time to win a Premier League away match since April 1995.

Tempers frayed at the final whistle, with Huddersfield forward Rajiv van la Parra sent off following a clash with Leroy Sane.

Victory meant City re-established an eight-point lead over second-placed Manchester United.

Defeat – Huddersfield’s second at home in their first Premier League campaign – leaves the Terriers…

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