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Great news Liverpool fans, Man City were held to a draw by Sunderland tonight

Manuel Pellegrini’s grip on the Premier League trophy loosened a bit more tonight.

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Manchester City v Sunderland - Etihad Stadium Samir nasri reacts to a missed chance against the Black Cats. Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images

THIS INTRIGUING PREMIER League title run-in took yet another twist tonight with Manchester City dropping points at home to relegation-threatened Sunderland.

Beaten 3-2 at Liverpool on Sunday, City were bidding to close to within four points of Brendan Rodgers’s side in the first of their two games in hand.

It could have been even worse for Manuel Pellegrini’s side however. They took the lead at Eastlands through Fernandinho in the first half but fell behind to a Connor Wickham brace.

Source: MaxSoccer200/YouTube

Source: MaxSoccer200/YouTube

However, with two minutes to go Vito Mannone spilled Samir Nasri’s shot into the net.

The result left City six points below Liverpool in third place and although Manuel Pellegrini’s side still have a game in hand, the title is inching ever closer to Anfield.

Classy Negredo dummy sets up Fernandinho as Man City take early lead against Sunderland

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