Loud cheers heard at Old Trafford as Man City goal deals severe blow to Liverpool title hopes

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FANS at Old Trafford cheered when Manchester City scored the game-winning goal against Burnley on Sunday.

Sergio Aguero’s strike dealt a massive blow to Liverpool’s title hopes as Pep Guardiola’s men regained the lead in the Premier League.

Fans at Old Trafford cheered when Man City scored a goal, leapfrogging Liverpool in the title race
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Sergio Aguero broke the deadlock at Turf Moor to secure a win over Burnley
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City were once called “lousy neighbours” by Sir Alex Ferguson.

But Manchester United fans seemingly put the rivalry with their local enemies on hold for the ‘greater good’.

Just days after City beat Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men 2-0 at Old Trafford, an explosion of happiness rocked the very same arena when Guardiola’s side scored against Burnley.

That could have possibly been the final blow to Liverpool‘s title hopes – to the joy of the red part of Manchester.

United fans evidently would rather have Guardiola’s side claim another Prem crown than see it go to their nemeses from Anfield.

Even though Red Devils legend Gary Neville once said it is like “choosing between two blokes to nick your wife”.

Sean Dyche’s men kept City at bay until late in the second half, with Guardiola growing frustrated with every minute at Turf Moor.


But, thanks to Aguero, the Prem champs have again leapfrogged the Reds into first with two games left to be played.

Although, the Argentine needed some help from goal-line technology to break the deadlock.

Clarets defender Mat Lowton seemed to have cleared the ball away, but replays showed it crossed the line by an inch.

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