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Fantastic four: All City teams victorious on Super Saturday

Fantastic four: All City teams victorious on Super Saturday
Saturday marked a remarkable day for Manchester City with all four of our teams victorious.

In an action-packed day dubbed ‘Super Saturday’, both of our first-teams were in action – our men’s team hosting Chelsea in a crunch Premier League encounter and our women’s team visiting Aston Villa in the FA Women’s Super League – while our Elite Development Squad and Academy sides were also in action.

Our Under-18s kicked-off the day on a positive note, defeating Liverpool 1-0 in the U18 Premier League North in a game shown live on CITY+.

Substitute Luca Barrington was the match-winner claiming an 86th minute strike to seal all three points on Merseyside.

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The victory ensured that Ben Wilkinson’s side kept up the pressure on leaders Blackburn with City second in the Under-18 Premier League North table, lying just two points behind Rovers.

Pep Guardiola’s men then triumphed 1-0 over Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium with Kevin De Bruyne’s superb 70th-minute strike securing what was a 12th consecutive Premier League victory.

Our latest triumph saw City extend our lead at the top the Premier League table to 13 points.

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Meanwhile, Gareth Taylor’s side returned to Manchester with three points, having beaten Aston Villa 3-0 at Walsall’s Banks’s Stadium to maintain their perfect start to 2022.

Georgia Stanway struck twice with Vicky Losada also on target as fifth-placed City closed the gap on fourth-placed Spurs to just one point.

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And our EDS squad then ensured it was a perfect day, capping off the football feast in superb fashion with a convincing 3-1 Manchester Derby victory in the evening, which was also broadcast live on CITY+.

James McAtee (penalty), Kayky and Oscar Bobb were all on target in the first half to move Brian Barry-Murphy’s team within two minutes of leaders West Ham in the PL2 table.

Congratulations to all of our teams on what has been an incredible day for the Football Club.

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