Premier League — 18 March 2013


Manchester City far away from the first place

The 2-0 defeat at Everton left the reigning Premier League to 15 points behind leaders Manchester United, who beat Reading and reached its sixth straight win.

Everton has severely damaged Manchester City s hopes to defend their title in the Premier League by beating the actual champions 2-0 at Goodison Park.

A goal from 25 meters by Leon Osman and another one in the added time by Nikica Jelavić made ​​the Citizens came out from Liverpool empty-handed, despite the expulsion of Steven Pienaar on 61 minutes due to a second yellow. The defeat leaves the City with an almost impossible difference of 15 points compared to United, who beat Reading FC 1-0 in the last game to start on Saturday.

Everton’s victory left him in sixth place in the table, four points for fourth place, and above their neighbors Liverpool FC, ​​whose impressive run of results in recent weeks came to an end with his defeat by 3 -1 on Southampton FC. This win was a great relief to the locals, who are seven points away from the relegation zone.

One point behind is Aston Villa FC, ​​who beat Queens Park Rangers 3-2 in a dramatic encounter for survival. The defeat leaves QPR in the last place in the table, seven points from safety.


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