Leeds vs Man City LIVE: Premier League team news, line-ups and more today

Manchester City take on Leeds at Elland Road on Saturday evening and they find themselves two points behind Liverpool in the Premier League table after the Reds triumphed over Newcastle 1-0 in the lunchtime kick-off.

There is no room for slip-ups and Pep Guardiola’s men need to win in Yorkshire if they are to move one step closer to retaining their title. At this stage and at the level which the two title-chasing teams are performing at, a draw would feel like a defeat.

As they fight on multiple fronts, their epic midweek Champions League thriller against Real Madrid ended with City claiming a memorable 4-3 victory but what has that 90 minutes taken out of them? With the return leg against Madrid coming just four days after their trip to face Leeds, could the English champions take their eye off the ball?

For the Whites, not only do they want to derail City’s title charge but – slightly out of nowhere – they have found themselves dragged back into a relegation battle. They did earn themselves a precious point against Crystal Palace on Monday but with Man City, Arsenal and Chelsea their next three fixtures, a five-point buffer to Everton could quickly disappear for Jesse Marsch’s troops, so they will know they need to fight for everything as the season draws to a close.

Follow all the action from a crunch match at Elland Road below following the conclusion of the 3pm KOs:

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Wolves 0-1 Brighton

50 mins: Jonny replaces Nelson Semedo for Wolves as the full-back hobbles off with an issue.

Watford 1-0 Burnley

51 mins: Nick Pope keeps his side in it.

Dennis cuts the ball back for Kucka and his effort is clawed away superbly by Pope as Burnley hang onto the coattails of fellow relegation-threatened Watford.

Wolves 0-1 Brighton

48 mins: Brighton have started the second half on the front foot. Mwepu charges through the middle and tries his luck but his effort is just wide.

Back underway in 3pm kick-offs

  • Watford 1-0 Burnley
  • Aston Villa 1-0 Norwich
  • Southampton 1-0 Crystal Palace
  • Wolves 0-1 Brighton

Aston Villa 1-0 Norwich

Norwich have played well but Aston Villa lead at half-time through Ollie Watkins.

Southampton 1-0 Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace’s regular end-of-season slump looks set to continue this afternoon.

Oriol Romeu’s early goal has set Saints on their way to inflicting a fourth defeat in five games on Palace.

Wolves 0-1 Brighton

Alexis Mac Allister’s first half penalty separates the sides in this one.

The Argentine forward missed a spot kick earlier in the half as he struck it against the post. But he stepped up for a second time and found the back of the net for the Seagulls as they take a slender advantage into the break at Molineux.

Watford 1-0 Burnley

A nightmare for Burnley so far then. This would have been a game they were confident of winning given Watford have lost their last 10 home league matches.

But James Tarkowski’s own goal sees them go in behind. Everton fans will be loving the prospect of a Watford win here.

Premier League half-time scores

Here are your half-time scores in the Premier League then:

  • Watford 1-0 Burnley
  • Aston Villa 1-0 Norwich
  • Southampton 1-0 Crystal Palace
  • Wolves 0-1 Brighton

GOAL! Wolves 0-1 Brighton (Mac Allister, 43)

43 mins: Alexis Mac Allister steps up again having already missed a penalty today.

This time he gets it right though! He goes the same way and while Jose Sa gets a hand to it he can’t keep it out.

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