NATHAN AKE and Rodrigo have put Manchester City on course for another massive win in their Premier League title chase.

Stuart Dallas has been hauled off on a stretcher after appearing to injure his knee in a challenge with Jack Grealish.

City had taken an early lead at Elland Road after Rodrigo headed home an enticing ball in from the set piece.

The visitors survived a huge scare after Leeds fluffed an early opportunity to take the lead following Cancelo’s slip that let them in on goal.

Jack Grealish and Phil Foden start for the away side after their midweek Champions League heroics against Real Madrid.

  • Kick-off time: 5.30pm
  • TV channel: Sky Sports Premier League
  • Live Stream: Now
  • Leeds United team: Meslier, Ayling, Struijk, Koch, Firpo, Klich, Dallas, Phillips, Raphinha, Harrison, Rodrigo.
  • Manchester City team: Ederson, Cancelo, Dias, Laporte, Ake, Rodri, Gundogan, Grealish, Foden, Sterling, Jesus.

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  • Leeds 0-3 Man City

    78. Great pass from Foden feeding it into the path of Jesus.

    One touch to control it, one touch to finish it.

    Game over.

  • Goal – Gabriel Jesus (Man City)

  • Leeds 0-2 Man City

    76. City have done well to keep Leeds at bay in this second half.

    They have been trying to find a way through but the reigning champions have stood firm.

    And all of this with many of their big-hitters on the bench.

  • Leeds 0-2 Man City

    74. City have another chance fall at the feet of Sterling.

    Leeds again get bodies on the line and block the shot.

    The home side probe forward trying to find a way back into the game.

  • Leeds 0-2 Man City

    72. Raphina goes over to take the corner.

    Still balls of paper rain down around him.

    The Leeds playmaker snaps at the home fans.

  • Leeds 0-2 Man City

    70. Raphina breaks down the left.

    He cuts inside and looks to get a shot away on his left foot.

    Laporte manages to deflect the ball over the bar.

  • Leeds 0-2 Man City

    68. The Leeds manager was shown the card for what one of his coaches said or did.

    Protocol being that the manager ‘takes one for the team’.

    The American seems bemused by this.

  • Leeds 0-2 Man City

    66. City are knocking on the door again.

    They can be blamed in some ways for trying to walk the ball in.

    Marsch is shown a yellow card by the referee.

  • Leeds 0-2 Man City

    64. Gelhardt comes on for Leeds.

    He will give them a focal point up front.

    Leeds are trying to stretch the City defence.

  • Leeds 0-2 Man City

    62. Leeds are trying their hardest to try and create something.

    They just cannot seem to hold onto the ball in the final third.

    Laporte wins the ball with a lunging challenge.

  • Leeds 0-2 Man City

    60. Zinchenko comes on for a limping Ake.

    With the games coming thick and fast it is important that Guardiola does not risk any of his players.

    City happy to manage the game now, passing it around to infuriate their opponents.

  • Leeds 0-2 Man City

    58. Grealish comes to take a corner.

    It is like it is raining paper balls as he is peppered by the Leeds fans.

    The cross comes in but is headed clear.

  • Leeds 0-2 Man City

    56. Disappointing goal to give away for Leeds.

    That is two goals they have given away from set pieces.

    It is that kind of defending which is seeing them sucked into a relegation battle.

  • Leeds 0-2 Man City

    54. The corner comes in and Dias wins the header at the back post.

    No one in the Leeds team reacts to the second ball.

    Ake sweeps it into the back of the net.

  • Goal – Nathan Ake (Man City)

  • Leeds 0-1 Man City

    52. When Leeds seem to get into the City final third they seem lacking in ideas.

    The attack breaks down and the visitors counter.

    Sterling skips out of a few challenges before his shot is blocked with a sliding challenge.

  • Leeds 0-1 Man City

    50. Leeds come forward with Raphina.

    He switches play across to Rodrigo.

    Harrison cannot get anywhere near the cross as he is eased away from it by the City defenders.

  • Leeds 0-1 Man City

    48. Grealish makes a break down the left.

    He beats his man for pace and clips a cross into the box.

    Not a single City attacker in the box to get on the end of it.

  • Leeds 0-1 Man City

    46. At times City seem rushed in their play.

    Nothing to do with any sort of press from Leeds.

    The home side need to try and capitalise on this.

  • Kick-off: Leeds 0-1 Man City

    The second half is underway.

    Leeds in need of an early goal to try and make a game of this.

  • HT: Leeds 0-1 Man City

    Leeds need to focus on their own survival than City’s title push.

    The hype before the game seemed to be on how to stop Pep’s side but such is the score that Leeds really need to start thinking about how they will score goals.

    An early goal with the crowd behind them and anything could happen here.

  • HT: Leeds 0-1 Man City

    Leeds need to regroup now after that injury late on in the half.

    The City goal was very avoidable, they allowed the visitors the opportunity to score.

    When they are in City’s final third they need to be more composed as they seem to snatch at chances currently.

  • HT: Leeds 0-1 Man City

    The referee brings the first half to a close.

    Highly competitive half with neither team giving an inch.

    Injuries to key players may have made the task more difficult for Marsch’s side.

  • Leeds 0-1 Man City

    45+6. Dan James comes on for Dallas.

    Wishing the Leeds player a speedy recovery.

    Both teams seem ready for the break now.

  • Leeds 0-1 Man City

    45+4. Dallas did go flying into that challenge.

    The stretcher is on, it seems he may have done something to his knee from the replays.

    Huge blow for Marsch losing Cooper and now Dallas.



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