(Sporting Alert) — Manchester City took another giant step towards lifting the Barclays Premier League title on Sunday, following their 2-0 victory over Newcastle United on the road.
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Roberto Mancini’s side, which led defending champions Manchester United on goal difference coming into today’s clash with Newcastle, beat the hosts 2-0.
The two second half goals coming from Yaya Toure, who scored in the 70th and 89th minutes of play.
With the win, Manchester City now move up to 86 points, three-points more than Manchester United, which face a must win situation at Old Trafford against Swansea City later on this evening.
Newcastle, in the meantime, were left disappointed as it seems as though they push to win a Champions League slot might have come to an end.
The hosts had their own chances get something from the game, but were able to get anything past Joe Hart.
After Arsenal drew with Norwich on Saturday Newcastle new it would have been a glorious opportunity close the gap on third place, but the likes of Demba Ba and Hatem Ben Arfa, who both looking threatening were unable to score for Alan Pardew’s men.