31.01.2021, 09:31

Man City extend lead as Jesus goal sinks Sheffield United

Man City extend lead as Jesus goal sinks Sheffield United

Soccer Football - Premier League - Manchester City v Sheffield United - Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain - January 30, 2021 Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus scores their first goal. (Reuters)   

A ninth-minute goal from Brazilian Gabriel Jesus gave Manchester City a 1-0 win over bottom club Sheffield United on Saturday as Pep Guardiola's side extended their lead at the top of the table to four points.

* A moment of magic from Jack Grealish teed up Ross Barkley to score the only goal of the game as Aston Villa won 1-0 away to Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday to lift them up to eighth in the table.

* Manchester United were held to a 0-0 draw at Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday as they fell three points behind leaders Manchester City.

* Ivan Cavaleiro came off the substitutes bench to grab a late equaliser as Fulham held fellow Premier League strugglers West Bromwich Albion to a 2-2 draw at the Hawthorns on Saturday.

* Newcastle United celebrated their first Premier League win in 10 games and lifted some pressure off their manager Steve Bruce after two goals from Callum Wilson gave them a deserved 2-0 win at Everton on Saturday (Jan 30).

* Romelu Lukaku scored a second-half double as Inter Milan kept the pressure on Serie A leaders AC Milan with a 4-0 win over Benevento on Saturday (Jan 30).

* Federico Chiesa's first-half goal and a stoppage-time Aaron Ramsey finish earned Juventus a 2-0 victory at Sampdoria in Serie A on Saturday, with the win sending Andrea Pirlo's side third in the standings.

* Sevilla earned a 2-0 win away to Eibar on Saturday to go third in La Liga after first missing out on a penalty due to a VAR call and then earning one thanks to a video review.

* Bayern Munich on Saturday (Jan 30) confirmed media reports they are in talks with RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano as a possible replacement for David Alaba and Jerome Boateng, whose contracts expire at the end of the season.

* Christopher Nkunku fired in a second-half winner as RB Leipzig beat rivals Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 to tighten their hold on second place and open up a five-point lead over third-placed Eintracht Frankfurt.

* Borussia Dortmund snapped a three-match winless streak by easing to a 3-1 win over Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday (Jan 30).

* Bayern Munich crushed visitors Hoffenheim 4-1 on Saturday with four different scorers, to go provisionally 10 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga in their quest for a ninth consecutive league crown.

* Levante striker Roger Marti brushed off squandering a penalty to score the winning goal as his side pulled off a shock 2-1 La Liga victory at Real Madrid on Saturday after playing the majority of the game with an extra man.

* A goal eight minutes into stoppage time won Palmeiras the Copa Libertadores on Saturday as a Breno Lopes header earned the Sao Paulo club a 1-0 win over Santos.

Reuters, CNA