3Manchester City12+1124
4Manchester United12+419
5Newcastle United12-119
6West Ham United12+418
7Swansea City12+318
10Stoke City12-215

Results - Wed 11 April 2012

Man City 4 West Brom 0
QPR 3 Swansea 0
Wigan 1 United 0
Wolves 0 Arsenal 3

11/04/2012 21:48
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City cut United's lead

Manchester United's misery at losing to Wigan Athletic for the first time in the Barclays Premier League was compounded on Wednesday night by Manchester City winning their fixture with ease.

The Blues beat West Bromwich Albion comfortably 4-0 to cut the Reds' lead in the title race back to five points, with five games remaining.

Sergio Aguero settled City down with a goal after just six minutes and doubled their advantage early in the second half. Former United striker Carlos Tevez made it 3-0 with his first goal of the season three minutes before David Silva chipped in the fourth.

The Blues' emphatic win at the Etihad and United's 0-1 defeat at the DW Stadium means Roberto Mancini's men now have a better goal difference, by +53 to +50.

Wigan's victory has boosted their bid to stay in the top flight, lifting them out of the relegation zone into 17th place. Survival rivals Queens Park Rangers remain above them on goal difference after beating Swansea City 3-0 at home, a

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