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EPL: Man City thrash United in derby, Arsenal win to climb into UCL places



Manchester City secured a 4-1 victory over their city rivals Manchester United in a Premuer League clash at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

United dropped a place into fifth spot following the defeat and a win for Arsenal in another Premier League encounter also on Sunday.

City’s victory takes them six points ahead of second place Liverpool, who have a game in hand.

A brace by Kevin de Bruyne and another brace by Riyad Mahrez helped the champions thump their rivals, with Jadon Sancho’s equaliser being a consolation for the visitors.

The Ralf Rangnick side were without injured Cristiano Ronaldo and Edinson Cavani, as well as Raphael Varane and Luke Shaw, who have Covid-19.

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Earlier on Sunday, Arsenal overcame Watford as they sealed a 3-2 victory away from home in the Premier League.

Victory took the Gunners into the Champions League places while defeat left Watford in the relegation zone.

Super Eagles forward Emmanuel Dennis was in action for Watford, and he had scored within the first 20 seconds but he was offside.

Goals from Martin Odegaard, Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli made the difference for Arsenal over the goals by Cucho Hernandez and Moussa Sissoko.

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