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EPL: Fernandinho’s own goal hands Crystal Palace a point at Man City

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EPL: Fernandinho’s own goal hands Crystal Palace a point at Man City

Fernandinho’s 90th-minute own goal forced title holders Manchester City to settle for a point against a hard-fighting Crystal Palace at Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

The 2-2 draw further dealth a damaging blow to City’s faint title hopes

Sergio Aguero’s brace in the last 10 minutes had turned a thrilling game on its head – and looked set to earn City victory – after Cenk Tosun had given the Eagles a first-half lead.

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But it was Palace who had the final word when Wilfried Zaha stole down the left and put in a low cross that Fernandinho reached before Connor Wickham, only to divert the ball into his own net.

The draw leaves champions City 13 points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool, who have two games in hand and play Manchester United on Sunday.

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