The Manchester teams had it tough in the English Premier League on Tuesday as Manchester City lost ground in the title race with a shock 2-1 loss away to Newcastle. City rivals, Manchester United, could only salvage a home draw.
The defeat left Pep Guardiola’s second-placed side four points behind leaders Liverpool, who will go seven clear at the summit if they beat Leicester at Anfield on Wednesday.
Sergio Aguero fired City into a first-minute lead at St James’ Park but Newcastle equalised in the second half through Salomon Rondon before Matt Ritchie struck the winner with a penalty 10 minutes from time.
For United, though their winning streak was halted, the Red Devils will take consolation as they forced their way to secure a 2-2 draw against Burnley.
United were two goals down before Paul Pogba and Victor Lindelof rescued their team from defeat.
In other Tuesday games, Arsenal beat grieving Cardiff City 2-1 while West Ham United were pounded 3-0 by Wolverhampton.
Fulham also gave themselves hope of surviving relegation as they came from behind to beat Brighton 4-2.
Arsenal 2-1 Cardiff
Fulham 4- 2 Brighton
Huddersfield 0- 1 Everton
Wolves 3-0 West Ham
Manchester Utd 2-2 Burnley
Newcastle 2-1 Manchester City
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