City’s Premier League title defence suffered another damaging blow with defeat at in-form Crystal Palace.
Hopes of an Easter revival were dashed at Selhurst Park where goals from Glenn Murray and Jason Puncheon sank the champions, with Yaya Toure’s stunning late drive merely a consolation.
With City now nine points behind leaders Chelsea having played a game more a comeback in the title race would take a near-miraculous turn around.
Immediate focus must now turn to Sunday’s derby opponents United, who sit a point and a place above City in the table in third.Read full match report
Barclays Premier League
As of: 6 April 2015, 9:52 PMView full league table
- Duration: 95 minutes
- Home possession: 26%
- Away possession: 74%
- Home: 3
- Away: 4
- Home: 11
- Away: 11
- Home: 2
- Away: 0