Newcastle United 2-2 Man City: Late Jonjo Shelvey strike holds champions
Jonjo Shelvey stepped up with an emphatic late equaliser as additional points were surrendered by champions Manchester City at St James’ Park in the Premier League title race.
Kevin de Bruyne’s equally brilliant attack from the edge of the box appeared to have salvaged success for the side of Pep Guardiola with eight minutes .
The clever, backheeled pass of david Silva allowed Raheem Sterling to float after 22 seconds from the visitors’ opener.
But three minutes later levelled when left-back Jetro Willems tied up before firing with Miguel Almiron in.
Pep Guardiola’s side climb although Newcastle are around 12th.
Manchester City, who move above Leicester on targets, could drop 11 points behind leaders Liverpool should Jurgen Klopp’s side conquer Brighton.
More to follow.