Mahrez deprives Man City of the early crown and draws with West Ham

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Manchester City is close to winning the English Premier League title this season, after overturning its two-goal deficit against West Ham to a 2-2 draw during the match that brought them together on Sunday in the penultimate 37th round of the competition.

This round also saw Tottenham beat Burnley 1-0, Leicester City beat Watford 5-1, Wolverhampton drew 1-1 with Norwich City, Aston Villa with Crystal Palace 1-1 and Brighton with Leeds with the same result.

West Ham ended the first half with two clean goals, scored by Jarrod Bowen in the 24th and last minutes of the first half.

In the second half, Jack Grealish scored Manchester City’s first goal in the 49th minute, and West Ham’s Vladimir Koval added Manchester City’s second goal by an own goal in the 69th minute.

Riyad Mahrez missed a penalty kick for Manchester City in the 86th minute.

Manchester City raised its score to 90 points at the top of the standings, four points ahead of Liverpool, who faces Southampton on Tuesday, while West Ham raised its score to 56 points in seventh place.

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