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Saturday, May 1, 2021

Torres goal, Aguero shines again, ManCity close to PL title

Aguero, Torres strikes, Manchester City defeats Crystal Palace 2-0, close to win the Premier League title.

 Manchester City could clinch the Premier League title on Sunday after two goals in the space of 83 seconds saw off a stubborn Crystal Palace. 

Manchester City will secure a third title in four seasons if second-placed Manchester United lose at home to Liverpool.

 After a lazy first half at Selhurst Park, Sergio Aguero thumped City ahead with a clinical finish before Ferran Torres drilled in a low shot.

 City made their breakthrough when Aguero smashed high into the net, quickly followed by Torres' neat finish, the result was not in doubt. 

Aguero inspires once again vs crystal palace, As Man City close to winning Premier League title, stats, facts.

1  -- Crystal Palace have suffered three consecutive Premier League defeats for the first time since July 2020 (a run of seven)

2  --  Man City enjoyed their 11th away league victory in a row, equalling the English top-flight record for consecutive away wins - Chelsea (Apr-Dec 2008) and City (May-Dec 2017)

3  --  No team have conceded more Premier League goals from outside the box this season than Palace (11, level with Sheffield United)

4  --  Man City's second goal was their 700th in all competitions under Pep Guardiola, 157 more than any other Premier League side since he took over in 2016

5  --  Man City had to wait until the 57th minute to register a shot on target, their longest wait in the Premier League since November 2019 v Southampton (70th minute)

6  --  Raheem Sterling has failed to score and registered only one assist in his past 11 appearances in all competitions for City, after netting six and assisting two in the previous nine

What's next match fixtures of Manchester City and Crystal Palace ?

Crystal Palace travel to relegated Sheffield United on 8 May (15:00 BST).

Man City turn their attention to Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second leg against PSG (20:00), before hosting Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday (17:30).

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