News ID: 89824
Publish Date : 02 May 2021 - 21:45
MANCHESTER (Dispatches) -  Manchester City are on the brink of a third Premier League title in four seasons after a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday secured with goals by Sergio Aguero and Ferran Torres.
Chelsea’s 2-0 home win over Fulham cemented them in fourth place while leaving their London rivals facing almost certain relegation and Brighton & Hove Albion took a massive leap towards safety by beating visiting Leeds United 2-0.
Everton’s hopes of qualifying for Europe suffered a blow as they went down 2-1 at home to Aston Villa.
City scored twice in 83 seconds in the second half to notch an 11th successive away league win and will be confirmed as champions if Liverpool win at Manchester United on Sunday.
Pep Guardiola’s side have 80 points with four games left, while second-placed United are on 67 with five to play.
Leicester City, who drew 1-1 with 10-man Southampton on Friday, are third on 63 points. Fourth-placed Chelsea have 61, six ahead of West Ham United who travel to Burnley on Monday.
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