Winning run ended by Man U but City running away with title
Manchester United won 2-0. Manchester United's 2-0 victory on Sunday halted City's winning run at 21 matches in all competitions. The most important number to Guardiola is 11 — the points advantage City holds over second-place United. City running away with the title seemed unimaginable in November when it lost to then-leader Tottenham. After a one-two with Marcus Rashford, the left back scored his first league goal since 2018, putting the ball through Rodri’s legs.
Newcastle beats 10-man Sheffield Utd 3-0 amid takeover talks
Newcastle's Allan Saint-Maximin takes a knee as he celebrates his goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Newcastle United and Sheffield United at St James' Park stadium in NewCastle, England, Sunday, June 21, 2020. (Michael Regan/Pool via AP)NEWCASTLE Newcastle beat 10-man Sheffield United 3-0 in the Premier League on Sunday to virtually guarantee its top-flight status for another year and make the club an even more attractive option for its controversial potential buyers. The win at an empty St. James Park lifted Newcastle to 38 points, 11 clear of the relegation zone with eight matches remaining. Five minutes later, Ritchie played a ball across the area, Sheffield United left back Enda Stevens completely missed his kick, and Saint-Maximin applied a finish at the far post past goalkeeper Dean Henderson. Sheffield United stayed in seventh place, two points behind fifth-place Manchester United.