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Royal couple Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland find each other again, but old acquaintances prevent Manchester City from winning

Royal couple Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland find each other again, but old acquaintances prevent Manchester City from winning
Royal couple Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland find each other again, but old acquaintances prevent Manchester City from winning

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Manchester City were stuck in a draw on Saturday evening during the visit to Aston Villa. However, the national champion had taken the lead thanks to a new goal from Erling Haaland – assisted by Kevin De Bruyne – but in the end it was 1-1. Arsenal leader will have a chance to run out on Sunday.

Manchester City had not scored in a difficult first half, but they succeeded shortly after the break. Thanks to star players Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland. De Bruyne ran free with an excellent running action and provided a tailor-made cross for Haaland, who could not miss from close range. 0-1.

Despite this, City would not go for the win, as Aston Villa came alongside with fifteen minutes to go. Leon Bailey, the Jamaican who made good weather at Racing Genk from 2015 to early 2017. 1-1 was also the final score. City remains second in the standings with 14 out of 18. Villa is at the bottom of the standings with 4 points.

Tottenham beat scoring Mitrovic

City must also share that second place with Tottenham, because The Spurs do attend their game on Saturday afternoon. Against Fulham it became 2-1 after goals from Hojbjerg and Kane. The inevitable Aleksandar Mitrovic (ex-Anderlecht) later provided a connecting goal on behalf of the visitors.

Chelsea still bend backlog

At the same time, Chelsea also won the London derby against West Ham United 2-1. The Blues had fallen behind after an hour after a defensive fumbling (see video below), but thanks to goals from Chilwell and Havertz in the final quarter, Chelsea could still take the win. With 10 points, it shares fourth place with Brighton, which is still in action on Sunday.

Brentford hits hard, Toney scores gem

On Saturday afternoon there was the match between Brentford and Leeds United. That turned out to be a spectacle: Brentford won 5-2. Hero of the day was Ivan Toney, who scored a hat-trick – including a gem on a free kick.

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