English Premiership

Late Eriksen goal downs City

Christian Eriksen (AFP)
Christian Eriksen (AFP)

Manchester - Christian Eriksen grabbed an 83rd-minute winner as Tottenham beat Manchester City 2-1 away to move within two points of English Premier League leader Leicester on Sunday.

It was a second straight home loss for City, which missed a chance to cut into Leicester's lead following its defeat at Arsenal earlier.

Spurs went ahead in the 53rd through Harry Kane from a controversially-awarded penalty, with Raheem Sterling adjudged to have handled as he turned his back to a cross from Danny Rose.

Substitute Kelechi Iheanacho equalized in the 74th, only for Eriksen to race onto Erik Lamela's through-ball and slip a low finish past goalkeeper Joe Hart to give Spurs the win.

Fixtures
Sun 05 Jul 20 13:00 PM (SAST)
Burnley
Sheffield United
Turf Moor
Sun 05 Jul 20 15:15 PM (SAST)
Newcastle United
West Ham United
St. James' Park
Sun 05 Jul 20 17:30 PM (SAST)
Liverpool
Aston Villa
Anfield
Results
Sat 04 Jul 20
Chelsea 3
Watford 0
Sat 04 Jul 20
Wolverhampton Wanderers 0
Arsenal 2
Sat 04 Jul 20
Leicester City 3
Crystal Palace 0
Logs
Team
P
W
PTS
1. Liverpool
32
28
86
2. Manchester City
32
21
66
3. Leicester City
33
17
58
4. Chelsea
33
17
57