Manchester United did not go beyond a goalless draw on their visit to Crystal Palace, in another advance of the 29th date of the Premier League of England football, and although they remain second, they could not keep up with the leader, their classic rival, Manchester City.
United reached 51 units and was 14 behind Sergio Agüero’s City, who yesterday thrashed Wolverhampton 4 to 1.
On Sunday, for the 27th day, the two Manchester teams will collide in the outgoing match of the program.
In other matches played this Wednesday, Burnley and Leicester drew 1-1 and Sheffield United, last in the standings, surprised by beating Aston Villa 1-0 at home, which had Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martínez as the starter.
Date 29 will continue tomorrow with West Bromwich Albion-Everton and Liverpool-Chelsea. On Friday 19 they will play Fulham-Leeds; on Saturday 20 they will Brighton and Hove-Newcastle; West Ham-Arsenal will meet on Sunday 21 and the clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton remains to be confirmed.
This weekend, meanwhile, matchday 27 will take place with the following meetings:
Sábado: Burnley-Arsenal, Sheffield United-Southampton, Aston Villa-Wolverhampton y Brighton and Hove-Leicester.
Sunday: West Bromwich-Newcastle, Liverpool-Fulham, the Manchester classic between City and United and Tottenham-Crystal Palace.
Lunes: Chelsea-Everton y West Ham-Leeds.
Main positions: Manchester City 65; Manchester United 51; Leicester 50; West Ham 45; Chelsea 44; Liverpool and Everton 43. (Télam)