Sterling Keeps Manchester City in the Title Race
- South London's a lunch-bucket, diverse area, so they have a more balanced perspective on life in general.
- Another reason was likely the T-shirt he wore while playing with England last month, honoring Palace youth player Damary Dawkins.
- Then there's the fact that dude's damn good at what he does.
Sterling popped a pair go goals in this one, which enabled City to keep pace with table-topping Liverpool.
Dude was on his game quickly, too. As such, it didn't take the Sky Blues long to open a lead.
In the 62nd minute, Sané was at it again. He delivered a cross that ended up with Sterling, who dutifully beat Guaita for a second time:
It seemed like this one was already done and dusted for City.
However, in the 81st minute, Luka Milivojević put the Eagles back in the match with a low free-kick from the edge:
Who knew at the time that'd be Palace's courtesy goal to give the locals a reason to cheer?
But it was, and then, in the 90th minute, Gabriel Jesus put the cherry on top for City. It came at the end of a counter when de Bruyne found Jesus on the left. The Brazilian dribbled past one defender and found nylon from close-range:
Thus, the Sky Blues remain within a Liverpool stumble and have a game in hand:
The race continues.