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Manchester City thrashes Luton Town, claims EPL top spot

April 14, 2024
Manchester City

Manchester City delivered a statement performance on Saturday, crushing Luton Town 5-1 to temporarily claim the top spot in the Premier League standings. The victory showcased City’s dominance and underscored the intensity of the three-way title race.

The match started with a stroke of misfortune for Luton Town as Daiki Hashioka deflected a shot into his net in the second minute, gifting City an early lead. While Luton held strong for the remainder of the first half, Manchester City exploded after the break.

Mateo Kovacic delivered a stunning strike in the 64th minute to double City’s advantage. Erling Haaland, continuing his remarkable scoring form, converted a penalty in the 76th minute. The rout continued with late goals from Jeremy Doku (87th minute) and Josko Gvardiol (injury time). Ross Barkley managed a consolation goal for Luton in the 81st minute.

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The win puts Manchester City at the top of the table with 73 points from 32 games, temporarily surpassing rivals Arsenal and Liverpool by two points.

Yukesh Chaudhary

Yukesh Chaudhary is the CEO and Founder of Niriv, The parent company of The Ditible. He writes on sports news and trends, He has been writing sports news from 2021 and has been writing here.

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