Manchester City cruise to win as neighbors United sack Solskjaer


London, November 22 (UNI / Xinhua) Manchester City picked up an easy home win over Everton to stay in the Premier League title race with Chelsea and Liverpool.

Although Pep Guardiola’s side lost Kevin de Bruyne to Covid-19 in the days leading up to the game, they were clear winners on Sunday, opening the scoring in the 44th minute thanks to Raheem Sterling, who beat Jorden Pickford after a magnificent defensive pass from Joao. Cancelo.

Rodri doubled City’s lead with a thunderous 55th-minute shot and Bernardo Silva added a third from close range four minutes from time.

Tottenham beat Leeds United 2-1 in Antonio Conte’s home debut in the Premier League thanks to goals from Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Sergio Reguilon, whose second-half strikes called off Daniel James’ opener in the 44th minute for Leeds who had threatened to make things difficult for the home side.

On Saturday Chelsea won 3-0 at Leicester City to ensure they stay ahead of the league, while Liverpool demolished Arsenal 4-0 to remain second and West Ham were beaten 1-0 against Wolves.

Meanwhile, Manchester United‘s 4-1 loss to Watford led to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer being sacked from his first-team coaching position on Sunday at noon, with former player Michael Carrick taking over in the short term.

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