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Sports News of Wednesday, 30 January 2019


Christian Atsu stars as Newcastle stun Manchester City

Two defensive lapses cost Pep Guardiola's side Two defensive lapses cost Pep Guardiola's side

Christian Atsu featured as Newcastle United shocked Manchester City and also dent the title ambitions of the defending Champions with a 2-1 comeback victory on Tuesday evening.

The Ghanaian international lasted until the 87th minute before he was replaced by Kennedy.

Sergio Aguero opened the scoring after just 24 seconds but the Blues failed to capitalise on the early lead.

The Magpies drew level on 66 minutes before Matt Ritchie converted from the spot with ten minutes to play to inflict City’s fourth defeat of the season.

Liverpool play Leicester at Anfield on Wednesday night and will extend their lead at the top of the table to seven points with a victory.