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10-man Leeds United stun Manchester City 2-1

Stuart Dallas scores twice as visitors beat league leaders at Etihad Stadium

Can Erozden   | 11.04.2021
10-man Leeds United stun Manchester City 2-1

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Ten-man Leeds United beat English Premier League leaders Manchester City on Saturday 2-1 in an unexpected victory for the visitors.

Leeds United scored the opener in minute 42 at Etihad Stadium when Northern Irish left-back Stuart Dallas fired a low shot that hit the goalpost and went inside.

The visitors were down to 10 men near the end of the first half when Scottish captain Liam Cooper was shown a red card for fouling Man City forward Gabriel Jesus.

Manchester City equalized in the 76th minute when Spanish winger Ferran Torres scored on a right-footed shot in the penalty area.

In minute 92, Dallas received a through ball to score the winning goal.

Manchester City have 74 points in 32 matches to top the Premier League standings.

Leeds United are at mid-table with 45 points.

Despite the loss, Manchester City are quite comfortable. Second-place Manchester United have 60 points in 30 league matches.



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