Sports Roundup


Manchester rule premiership, Valletta stutter and Juventus tactics backfire.

Both Mancheste sides won at the weekend to leave City and Utd heading the Engish Premiership.

Manchester City brushed aside Leicester in a 2-0 win to stay eight points clear of their arch rivals.

Despite taking the lead, Newcastle were swept aside in a 4-1 defeat by Manchester United.

Valletta were stunned by a defiant Hamrun who held title contenders City to a goal- less draw, a result which means three sides, Gzira, Balzan and Valletta now share lead at top of BOV Premiership.  A narrow 1-0 win against B’Kara means Hibernians are now only three points from the leaders.

Massimiliano Allegri’s decision to rest two key players backfired as Juventus lost valuable ground in the Serie A title hunt with a 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria.