Football: Manchester City stay alive in Premier League title race
Published on Apr 22, 2014 5:26 AM
MANCHESTER (REUTERS) - Manchester City kept their flickering hopes of a second Premier League title in three seasons alive and increased West Bromwich Albion's relegation worries with a 3-1 victory on Monday.
Goals inside the first 10 minutes from Argentines Pablo Zabaleta and Sergio Aguero and a third before halftime from compatriot Martin Demichelis, following a Graham Dorrans strike for the visitors, helped close the gap on leaders Liverpool to six points.
Third-placed City also have a game in hand on the top two clubs.
Liverpool, seeking a first English title since 1990, have 80 points from 35 games followed by Chelsea on 75 from 35 and City with 74 from 34.
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