EPL: Shelvey's late gem leaves Man City frustrated in Newcastle
The champion Manchester City lost two vital points in the Premier league race for the title like Jonjo Shelvey The surprising late attack earned Newcastle United a 2-2 draw at home on Saturday.
A careless game was heading for a draw when Kevin De Bruyne The 82-minute lightning seemed to have won the game for City, which started nine points behind Liverpool on the day.
However, for the second time in the game, Newcastle responded quickly when Shelvey shot Ederson in the 88th minute.
Raheem Sterling had fired City in the lead in the 22nd minute, but his lead lasted only three minutes when Jetro Willems finished a good play by Newcastle.
Despite enjoying overwhelming territorial superiority, City lacked its usual vanguard, as Newcastle sat down deeply, but De Bruyne's last 25-meter attack that shot from the bottom of the crossbar seemed to have sealed it.
However, Newcastle had other ideas and took advantage of a point to leave the city manager Pep Guardiola frustrated.
If Liverpool beat Brighton and Hove Albion later on Saturday, they will move 11 points above the champions.
Steve Bruce's Newcastle moved six points away from the relegation zone before the initial kicks.