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Manchester City was held to a 0-0 draw at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers despite two first-half goals from Manchester United’s Harry Maguire.


The visitors took the lead just before half-time when a close-range finish from Adnan Januzaj was swept away by goalkeeper Ederson Moraes.

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But after a slow start to their league campaign, the champions bounced back with goals from Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne to seal the victory.


Wolves’ loss was their fifth defeat in five matches in all competitions, while City remains unbeaten since they lost 5-1 to Tottenham Hotspur last month.


“It wasn’t good enough – we didn’t get chances and we don’t deserve anything,” said Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo.
“We started well then fell asleep and couldn’t react to any danger.”

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The result meant City climbed above their rivals to second place in the Premier League table, albeit having played fewer games than leaders Liverpool.

However, they face a huge test when they travel to Anfield to play Jurgen Klopp’s side in the weekend’s early kickoff.
Sterling opened the scoring on 15 minutes when he slotted past Matt Macey after being put clean through.


He doubled his tally midway through the first half with a low shot from outside the area, although Wolves did not concede again until late.

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Januzaj had a chance to make it 2-0 in front of the goal but his effort struck the crossbar.
De Bruyne added a third soon afterward from a free kick 25 yards out, turning in a cross from Bernardo Silva to complete the rout.


Ayoze Perez was denied by Macey in stoppage time following a corner, but the Wolves could not find an equalizer.
“I’m proud of my players; they gave everything,” said Silva.

  • City has been crowned Premier League champions after beating Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 at Molineux Stadium.

  • Leeds United’s Harry Winks scored his first goal since returning from injury as he netted in the 25th minute in Sunday’s 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town.

  • The Championship play-offs begin tomorrow (Wednesday) night with Aston Villa facing off against Norwich City at Villa Park.

  • Wolves’ Tom Zenga was sent to hospital after falling ill before their clash with Manchester City last weekend.

  • Leicester City midfielder Matty James has returned to training following surgery on his ankle.

  • Liverpool has announced that they will return home to face Brighton & Hove Albion in the FA Cup quarter-finals on Saturday – just five days after they were knocked out of the EFL Cup by Southampton.

  • Everton defender Mason Holgate sustained a thigh injury during Monday’s draw with Stoke City.

  • Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez says his side is ready to face Arsenal at St James’ Park after a run of four straight league wins.

  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says Eden Hazard still has work to do despite not having played for seven months due to a knee problem.

  • Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin says he is confident he can help them secure promotion back to the Premier League.

  • Burnley goalkeeper Michael McGovern has signed a two-year contract extension until June 2022.

  • Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose says he is ‘not sure what I’ll be doing next season.

  • West Ham United want England international Mark Noble to join their ranks next season.

  • West Bromwich Albion are interested in signing Crystal Palace striker Connor Wickham.

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