English Premier League: Important Weekend in the Title Race as City Lose Further Ground on United

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Wayne Rooney of Manchester United-Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images
As we approach the two-thirds mark of the Premier League season, Manchester United have managed to extend their already healthy lead atop the table after their nearest rivals dropped points once again.
The weekend’s action got underway at Loftus Road, where QPR and Norwich played out a goalless draw in which Norwich stopper Mark Bunn saved a penalty from Adel Taarabt. The pace soon picked up in the day’s later games, most notably at St. James’ Park. Newcastle United came from behind to inflict defeat upon Chelsea thanks largely to home debutant Moussa Sissoko’s two goals – the last of which came in the final minute of the contest.
There was similar drama at Goodison Park too, where Everton came back from a 3-1 deficit to draw 3-3 with struggling Aston Villa. Marouane Fel...

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