Leeds vs Manchester City: Pep Guardiola's side drop precious points at Elland Road

Leeds vs Manchester City: Pep Guardiola's side drop precious points at Elland Road

- Leeds vs Manchester City had all the sparks of great football

- The Citizens however drop precious points on a night full of drama

- Raheem Sterling opened the scoring for the visitors while Rodrigo restored parity for the hosts

It was fight to finish at the Elland Road on Saturday evening, October 3, as Leeds United put up a sensational show to earn a 1-1 draw against the very experienced Manchester City.

Pep Guardiola's men knew how crucial the three points would be and they started brightly when Kevin De Bruyne almost scored in the 4th minute.

The Belgian spotted a big gap left by Meslier, whipped it over the wall from 30 yards out and smacked the ball against the post.

In the 17th minute, Leeds had a glorious chance after Laporte's pass goes loose and it's crossed in by Costa and Alioski made a clean contact with the header, but sent it over the bar.

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The opening goal came in the 17th minute as City's relentless pursuit for a goal finally yielded one and it's Sterling at his best, cutting in from the left and beating two defenders before slotting into the far corner to put the visitors ahead. 0-1.

The first half saw sparks by both sides however it was the Citizens that went into the break the happier side.

With the return of the second half, Leeds United looked brighter as they emerged from the tunnel with more confidence.

Leeds vs Manchester City: Pep Guardiola's side drop precious points at Elland Road
Leeds vs Manchester City saw Guardiola's side fail to win. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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And in the 59th minute, the hosts restored parity through Rodrigo who took advantage of a horrendous error from Ederson.

The Brazilian made a hash of catching the slippery ball and Rodrigo tucks home. 1-1.

Manchester City fought so hard to claim all three points late on, but the were denied on several occasions and that was how it ended; Leeds United 1-1 Manchester City.

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Meanwhile, Everton remain on top of the Premier League standing having defeated Brighton 4-2 to maintain a 100 percent record start to the season.

The Toffees have now won all their first four games of the season and this is their first time of achieving such feat since 1961.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Chelsea bounced back to winning ways beating Crystal Palace 4-0 in Premier League encounter played at Stamford Bridge.

Debutant Ben Chilwell opened the scoring just five minutes after the restart before Kurt Zuma headed home the second for Chelsea in the 66th minute.

Abraham was fouled in the box in the 78th minute and after VAR consultation, referee awarded a penalty and then Jorginho slotted home.

And four minutes later, there was another penalty and drama ensued as Abraham attempted to take it, but was shoved off by Jorginho who made it 4-0.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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