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Manchester City F.C. hit back to earn a draw with Liverpool F.C. in Premier League

Sergio Aguero scored as Manchester City F.C. came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw at home with Liverpool F.C. in the Premier League. Liverpool scored through James Milner

football Updated: Mar 20, 2017 00:14 IST
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Manchester City F.C. ’s John Stones vie for the ball with Liverpool F.C. 's Sadio Mane during their English Premier League match on Sunday. (REUTERS)

Manchester City F.C. had to come from behind to hold Liverpool F.C. 1-1 as both teams lost ground in the Premier League following victories for Chelsea Football Club and Tottenham Hotspur.

City, in third place, stayed a point ahead of the Merseysiders with a game in hand thanks to Sergio Aguero’s equalising goal.

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Knocked out of the Champions League by Monaco in midweek, City fell behind when full back Gael Clichy conceded a penalty six minutes after halftime and James Milner scored from the spot against his old club.

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Liverpool, who had come into the game more after a slow start, were pegged back 18 minutes later when Aguero scored from Kevin de Bruyne’s fine low cross.

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De Bruyne then hit a post and Adam Lallana missed badly for Liverpool in an exciting finish.

First Published: Mar 20, 2017 00:08 IST