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Manchester City back on track after 2-1 victory over Luton Town

Manchester City returned to winning ways at Luton Town on Sunday to move four points behind Liverpool in the Premier League table

The Cityzens were on a four-game winless run in the English top flight but sealed victory after goals from Bernardo Silva and Jack Grealish. 

Pep Guardiola’s side entered the match without star players Erling Braut Haaland and Jeremy Doku, but they still made a good start to the Kenilworth Road encounter, with Phil Foden drawing a good save from Thomas Kaminski within the first two minutes. 

Rodri then made a great effort from the edge of the box but the Spaniard was also denied by Kaminski, who sprang to his right to push it over the bar. 

The Belgian goalkeeper again proved decisive in keeping the scoreline 0-0 when Foden unleashed a powerful shot from the edge of the box. 

But then just before the break, Luton popped up with a stunning goal to send the home fans into ecstasy. Elijah Adebayo headed home the opener after a good delivery from Andros Townsend to the far post. 

However, Man City came with all guns blazing in the second half and restored parity within a few minutes of the restart. 

Bernardo Silva whipped the ball into the far corner after it fell kindly for him when Rodri was tackled by Tom Lockyer.

Jack Grealish added another just three minutes later, tucking past Kaminski after a brilliant ball from Alvarez. 

Ross Barkley went on a jinking run and let fly a great shot but the effort went wide of the right post. 

Luton manager Rob Edwards made two changes to make a comeback in the game, bringing on Carlton Morris for Townsend and Sambi Lokonga for Marvelous Nakamba. 

But they failed to breach City’s defences and ultimately fell to a 2-1 defeat. 

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