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Toure guides City to victory

Toure guides City to victory (©GettyImages)
Toure guides City to victory (©GettyImages).

Yaya Toure helped Manchester City stay in touch with Barclays Premier League leaders Manchester United by sealing a hard-fought 3-1 win at Newcastle.

The reigning champions looked to be coasting to victory at St James' Park after Sergio Aguero and Garcia gave them a 2-0 lead before the break.

Demba Ba dragged Newcastle back into the game with a 51st-minute header and Papiss Cisse came agonisingly close to rescuing a point in front of a raucous crowd of 49,579, but the visitors eased over the line when Toure restored their two-goal advantage 12 minutes from time.

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