- Newcastle United vs Man City Premier League clash produced seven goals at St. James Park
- Ferran Torres scored a hattrick to help the Citizens claim a 4-3 win
- Pep Guardiola's men will be hoping to win their remaining two games this season
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Manchester City open 13 points gap on the Premier League table following their 4-3 victory over Newcastle United at St James' Park.
The victory means that the Citizens have become the first team in the history of the EPL to win 12 consecutive away games.
Despite already winning their third English topflight titles in four years, Pep Guardiola's men are now ready to drop points regardless.
The hosts got the game started on a good note with Emil Krafth grabbing the first goal of the meeting in the 25th minute. His stunning header beats every Man City player in the 18-yard box before the ball journeyed into the net.
Joao Cancelo restored parity for the visitors six minutes before halftime with a low but precise shot from the edge of the box. It was a well-orchestrated build-up before finally launching the shot.
Ferran Torres handed City the lead for the first time in the 42nd minute from a close range with a sidekick - benefiting from a cross freekick from Ilkay Gundogan.
Joelinton ensured Newcastle ended up the opening half in a draw after converting a spot-kick in the added minutes.
Joseph Willock restored his side's leadership with a rebound in the 62ns minute after his initial effort from the penalty spot was denied by Scott Carson.
Meanwhile, two quick goals from Ferran Torres in the 64th and 66th minutes ensured Guardiola's men cruise to victory at the end of the meeting.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Ole Solskjaer has congratulated Pep Guardiola and his wards at Manchester City for winning the 2020/21 Premier League title.
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The Citizens were confirmed champions on Tuesday night, May 11, thanks to Leicester City's win over Manchester United which gave Pep Guardiola and his players the title for the third time.
With three games to end the current Premier League campaign, Ole Solskjaer and his men at Old Trafford are 10 points behind Manchester City.