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Leeds hold Man Utd 0-0 to leave City close to title

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Goalless draw means Manchester City can be crowned PL champions as early as next Sunday

Manchester United were held to a 0-0 draw at Leeds United that gives Manchester City the chance to win the title next weekend.

Manchester United substitute Paul Pogba goes to ground during the closing stages

The Red Devils are now 10 points behind the league leaders with five matches left, meaning City will win the title if they beat Crystal Palace on Saturday and Man Utd lose to Liverpool on Sunday.

Bruno Fernandes brings the ball forward for Manchester United as they search for a late goal at Elland Road

The visitors had the best opportunities at Elland Road, with Marcus Rashford going closest in the first half as his free-kick was well saved by Illan Meslier.

Mason Greenwood gets a shot on target for the visitors in the second half

Man Utd’s best chance fell to Bruno Fernandes from Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s pass on the hour mark, but he dragged his shot wide.

Marcus Rashford’s effort is blocked as Leeds United players get back in numbers to defend

Leeds went close shortly after that chance when Helder Costa’s deflected shot landed on the roof of the net, but neither side could make a breakthrough.

Scott McTominay is crowded out by Leeds United players

A sixth match unbeaten lifts Leeds up to ninth with 47 points.

Manchester United stay second with 67 points and are now 13 matches without defeat.

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes reflect on a first half without a breakthrough goal
Stuart Dallas takes aim for Leeds United with Fred prepared to make a block
Manchester United’s Daniel James puts in an early challenge on Ezgjan Alioski

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