Aguero, Sane strike as Man City end Liverpool’s unbeaten run, close gap at top of EPLJanuary 3, 2019
Aguero, Sane strike as Man City end Liverpool in a crucial tittle chase
Sergio Aguero and Leroy Sane scored to help Manchester City beat Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday, thereby closing gap on the Premier League leaders.
After early exchanges and harsh tackles between both sides, Aguero lashes a shot into the roof of the net from tight angle to put the hosts ahead in the 41st minute.
Trailing from the firat half, Liverpool levelled minutes after the break when Roberto Firmino stooped low to head in Robertson’s cross from close range.
But City got back ahead on 71 minutes as Sane’s brilliant low drive found the net off far post.
The Pep Guardiola side, which suffered two shocking defeats recently, held on to the lead and ensured they secured all three points.
With the result, Liverpool’s unbeaten run in the league since the start of the season has ended