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Kompany stunner gives Man City final-day lead

6 May 2019
Vincent Kompany, Man City

Captain's astonishing long-range hit breaks Leicester's resistance as they go above Liverpool at top of table

An incredible second-half goal by Vincent Kompany broke Leicester City's resistance at Etihad Stadium as Manchester City won 1-0 to lead the Premier League going into the final day of the season.

Needing a win to go above Liverpool at the top of the table, Man City's first clear opening came on 32 minutes when Sergio Aguero's header was brilliantly clawed off the line by Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel after it hit the woodwork.

The top two

Pos Team Pl GD Pts
1 MCI 38 +72 98
2 LIV 38 +67 97

Ilkay Gundogan twice went close either side of half-time, before Leroy Sane's introduction gave fresh impetus to the defending champions.

Aguero was denied superbly by Schmeichel again before Kompany hammered a 25-yard shot into the top corner on 70 minutes.

Former Man City striker Kelechi Iheanacho spurned a great opportunity to level for Leicester, but Man City held on to go top on 95 points, one point above Liverpool with one match left.

Leicester City stay ninth on 51 points.

See: Man City report | Leicester report

Next fixtures

Man City: 12 May v Brighton (A)
Leicester: 12 May v Chelsea (H)

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