02182018

Late Burnley goal earns draw with Man City

Raheem Sterling misses from close range

Raheem Sterling turned Kyle Walker’s cross wide when Man City were 1-0 up

Johann Berg Gudmundsson’s late equaliser for Burnley denied Manchester City victory for only the fourth time in the Premier League this season as Pep Guardiola’s side paid the price for missing a host of chances.

City took the lead through a long-range Danilo strike but failed to turn their dominance into further goals.

Raheem Sterling was guilty of their worst miss when he failed to find the target from six yards out after meeting Kyle Walker’s cross at the far post.

Burnley had gone close through Ben Mee and Aaron Lennon, who were both denied by brilliant Ederson saves, but there was no stopping Gudmundsson’s effort.

He ran into the box to meet Matthew Lowton’s cross with a powerful half-volley that City’s Brazilian goalkeeper got a hand to, but could not keep out.

City still extend their lead at the top of the table to 16 points, at least until nearest rivals Manchester United play Huddersfield later on Saturday.

Burnley have now gone nine league games without a win, but the manner of their comeback to hold the runaway leaders will give boss Sean Dyche something to smile about after a disappointing start to 2018.

More to follow.

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Match ends, Burnley 1, Manchester City 1.

Second Half ends, Burnley 1, Manchester City 1.

Ashley Barnes (Burnley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Nicolás Otamendi (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ashley Barnes (Burnley).

Foul by Kyle Walker (Manchester City).

Sam Vokes (Burnley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Hand ball by Ashley Barnes (Burnley).

Attempt missed. Bernardo Silva (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Kyle Walker.

Goal! Burnley 1, Manchester City 1. Johann Berg Gudmundsson (Burnley) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Matthew Lowton with a cross.

Attempt missed. Kevin Long (Burnley) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Johann Berg Gudmundsson with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Burnley. Conceded by Nicolás Otamendi.

Fernandinho (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sam Vokes (Burnley).

Substitution, Manchester City. Brahim Diaz replaces Raheem Sterling.

Attempt missed. Aaron Lennon (Burnley) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Ben Mee (Burnley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Bernardo Silva (Manchester City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ben Mee (Burnley).

Attempt missed. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) left footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Kyle Walker.

Attempt missed. Sam Vokes (Burnley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Jack Cork with a headed pass.

Attempt saved. Aaron Lennon (Burnley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Jack Cork.

Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City).

Aaron Lennon (Burnley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Ben Mee.

Attempt blocked. Danilo (Manchester City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Kevin Long.

Attempt blocked. Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Danilo (Manchester City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kevin Long (Burnley).

Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Nick Pope.

Attempt saved. Danilo (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Kevin De Bruyne.

Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Kevin Long.

Attempt missed. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Sergio Agüero.

Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Kevin Long.

Attempt blocked. Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sergio Agüero.

Attempt missed. Danilo (Manchester City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Kevin De Bruyne following a corner.

Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Aaron Lennon.

Corner, Manchester City. Conceded by Ben Mee.

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