City beat Aston Villa (2-0) and lead the provisional Premier League – 01/20/2021

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Manchester, United Kingdom, 20 January 2021 (AFP) – Manchester City did not miss a chance to take the lead in the Premier League by beating Aston Villa 2–0 in the postponed game of the first game on Wednesday. English Championship Round.

With these three points, Pep Guardiola’s team has a total of 38, similar to Leicester, though it is more than that on goal difference. Also, Citi has fewer games than ‘Fox’.

Manchester United, who face Fulham and hold 37 points, could gain an edge if they beat this newly promoted team, who struggle not to return to the second division.

It was not easy for City, who only managed to overtake Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez in the 78th minute, when Portuguese Bernardo Silva shot from an angle.

The winning goal came to an end when Ilke Gundogan from Germany converted a penalty (90).

The match was only for City who were better in the match and finished 28 times, nine of them in the right direction.

Guardiola said, “We played very well against a great team. We had the same level of play since the game against Newcastle where we started playing a lot better. I am very impressed with today’s performance. We played very well. ”

It was City’s ninth consecutive win, which counted all competitions.

This season, the Catalan coach’s team also stood out for their good defense: they have not scored goals in 13 of the last 16 matches, helping them battle for the title.

– Premier League first round postponed game results:

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Manchester City 2 Bernardo Silva (79), Gundogan (90 off penalty)

Aston Villa 0

Classification: PTS GVED GP GC SG

1. Manchester City 38 18 11 5 2 31 15 18

2. Leicester 38 19 12 2 5 35 21 14

3. Manchester United 37 18 11 4 3 34 24 10

4. Liverpool 34 1897 2 37 21 16

5. Tottenham 33 18 9 6 3 33 17 16

6. Everton 32 17 10 2 5 28 21 7

7. West Ham 32 19 9 5 5 27 22 5

8. Chelsea 29 19 8 5 6 33 23 10

9. Southampton 29 18 8 5 5 26 21 5

10. Arsenal 27 19 8 3 8 23 19 4

11. Aston Villa 26 16 8 2 6 29 18 15

12. Leeds 23 18 7 29 30 34 -4

13. Crystal Palace 23 19 6 5 8 22 33 -11

14. Wolverhampton 22 19 6 49 21 29 -8

15. Newcastle 19 18 5 4 9 18 30 -12

16. Brighton 17 19 3 8 8 22 29 -7

17. Burnley 16 17 4 4 9 9 22 –13

18. Fulham 12 17 2 6 9 14 25 -11

19. West Bromwich 11 19 2 5 12 15 43 -28

20. Sheffield United 5 19 1 2 16 10 32 -22

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Sarah Gracie

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