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Walker earns Manchester City all points against Sheffield United

Manchester City score against Sheffield United

Kyle Walker’s first Premier League away goal handed Manchester City a 1-0 win over Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

Ferran Torres twice went close for City early on, heading wide before testing Aaron Ramsdale from close range.

City took the lead on 28 minutes with a goal from Walker, a former Sheffield United player.

Walker received Kevin De Bruyne’s pass and shot in low from outside the area.

Sheffield United’s best spell came around the 70-minute mark as substitute, John Lundstram, fired over from a well-worked opening.

Ramsdale again denied Bernardo Silva from doubling City’s lead late on, one of seven saves the goalkeeper made.

City are four matches unbeaten and rise to seventh with 11 points.

Sheffield United, on the other hand, remain on one point in 19th.

Wolverhampton Wanderers win too

On Friday night, a debut goal by Rayan Ait-Nouri set Wolverhampton Wanderers on the way to a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace, putting them level on points with the Premier League’s top two.

The hosts took the lead on 18 minutes when a cross from Daniel Podence was half-cleared, only for 19-year-old French wing-back Ait-Nouri to find the corner with a low shot.

Leander Dendoncker crashed a spectacular long-distance effort against the crossbar just before Podence doubled Wolves’ lead on 27 minutes, meeting Pedro Neto’s cross with a side-footed finish for his first goal of the season.

Palace had both a Michy Batshuayi goal and a penalty for a foul on Patrick van Aanholt ruled out for offside following Video Assistant Referee reviews.

Dendoncker and Podence had chances to extend Wolves’ lead after the break, while Wilfried Zaha went close at the other end.

With four minutes remaining, Luka Milivojevic was sent off for a challenge on Joao Moutinho after Martin Atkinson used the Referee Review Area.

Wolves are now level with first-placed Everton and second-placed Liverpool on 13 points ahead of other weekend fixtures.