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    Crystal Palace earns a 2-2 tie at Manchester City thanks to a thrilling injury-time penalty.

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    Somali Magazine – Crystal Palace drew 2-2 with Manchester City in an English Premier League encounter on Saturday, thanks to an injury time penalty.

    Man City lead 2-0 at halftime, with to goals from England midfielder Jack Grealish and 19-year-old defender Rico Lewis.

    Pep Guardiola’s team appeared to be on their way to a home triumph until Palace’s Jean-Philippe Mateta struck from the six-yard box in the 76th minute to close the margin.

    Crystal Palace equalized in stoppage time. Man City, who were missing injured sensation Erling Haaland, were stunned when French winger Michael Olise converted a penalty.

    So the points were distributed at Etihad.

    Fourth-place Man City have 34 points in 17 Premier League games, trailing Liverpool, who have 37 points and a game in hand.

    On Sunday, Liverpool will host Manchester United at Anfield.

    Manchester City will shortly fly to Saudi Arabia for the FIFA Club World Cup, where they will face Japan’s Urawa Reds in a semifinal encounter on December 19 in Jeddah.

    Manchester City will play two games in Jeddah. Following the Urawa Reds game, they will either play a final or a third-place match.

    After returning from Saudi Arabia, Guardiola’s team will pay a visit to Everton on December 27.

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