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Tévez hat-trick inspires City to emphatic win

Published: Saturday 14 April 2012, 20.21CET
Manchester City FC breathed new life into the title race after an emphatic 6-1 win at Norwich City FC moved them to within two points of leaders Manchester United FC.

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Published: Saturday 14 April 2012, 20.21CET

Tévez hat-trick inspires City to emphatic win

Manchester City FC breathed new life into the title race after an emphatic 6-1 win at Norwich City FC moved them to within two points of leaders Manchester United FC.

Manchester City FC closed the gap on Manchester United FC to two points at the Premier League summit after Carlos Tévez's hat-trick inspired them to a 6-1 win at Norwich City FC. 

Starting consecutive matches for the first time in 11 months, the Argentinian international curled his side into an 18th-minute lead, before turning provider for Sergio Agüero to make it two. Andrew Surnam halved the deficit shortly after the break, but any chance of a comeback was extinguished when Tévez completed a sumptuous treble either side of Agüero's second. Adam Johnson added a sixth in added time.

Meanwhile, in the first FA Cup semi-final Liverpool FC came from behind to triumph 2-1 against Everton FC. Nikica Jelavić gave David Moyes' side a half-time lead but their Merseyside rivals found their feet after the break. Luis Suárez restored parity with a cool finish, before Andy Carroll headed in the winner three minutes from time.

Elsewhere in the Premier League, Swansea City AFC ended a run of four consecutive defeats with a 3-0 win against struggling Blackburn Rovers FC, while Queens Park Rangers FC's relegation fears deepened after a 1-0 loss at West Bromwich Albion FC. Bottom club Wolverhampton Wanderers FC drew 0-0 with Sunderland AFC.

Last updated: 05/12/13 7.11CET

Results

English Premier League 2011/12

Matches
HomeAway
Last updated: 19/04/2012 09:37 CET

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West BromWest Brom1-0QPRQPR

Dorrans 22

Venue: West Bromwich

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SunderlandSunderland0-0WolvesWolves

Venue: Sunderland

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SwanseaSwansea3-0BlackburnBlackburn

G. Sigurdsson 37, Dyer 43, Dann 63 (o.g.)

Venue: Swansea

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NorwichNorwich1-6Man. CityMan. City

Surman 51

Tévez 18, 73, 80, Agüero 27, 75, A. Johnson 90+3

Venue: Norwich

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