Leeds v Manchester City, live! Score, updates, how to watch, stream

Manchester City must keep both eyes on desperate Leeds United despite an imminent UEFA Champions League semi-final second leg when they visit Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday (watch live, 12.30pm ET on NBC and online at NBCSports.com).

City beat Real Madrid 4-3 in Manchester on Tuesday and are unbeaten in seven consecutive Premier League matches, but could be back behind Liverpool in the standings if the Reds beat Newcastle earlier on Saturday. City open the week one point ahead of the Reds.


Leeds’ 34 points are now five points clear of the bottom three. The road back remains difficult despite Leeds’ recent recovery under US boss Jesse Marsch. Burnley are three points off 17th while Everton are in 18th but have a game in hand with their 29 points.

It wasn’t pretty when the two sides met in December, as Man City beat Leeds 7-0 behind a brace from Kevin De Bruyne and goals from five other players: John Stones, Nathan Ake, Phil Foden, Jack Grealish and Riyad Mahrez).

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Leeds vs Manchester City.

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How to watch Leeds vs Manchester City live stream, stream link and start time

Kick-off: 12:30 p.m. ET Saturday
TV channel: NBC
In line: Stream via NBCSports.com

Leeds vs Man City live updates – by Nicholas Mendola

90’+3 — HUOOOOAAALLL! Fernandinho finishes the scoring and City’s goal differential now scares Liverpool in addition to the point advantage.

78′ — GOOOOAL, 3-0 visitors! It is Gabriel Jesus who enjoys a second assist from Phil Foden. Good night, Irene.

68′ — Joao Cancelo picks up a yellow card as Leeds start to fight their way through, but edging City by three the rest of the way (or at least two, Liverpool supporters) seems like a streeeeeeetch.

54′ — That makes two for City, as Nathan Ake scores his third goal of the season thanks to an assist from Ruben Dias.

HALF-TIME – Leeds 0, Man City 1

City had 61% of the ball and took five of the game’s seven shots, including the only two on target.

45’+3 — Jack Grealish and Stuart Dallas are embroiled in a savage clash and Dallas is the worst for the attrition. He’ll take oxygen while he waits for a stretcher to get him out of the field.

35′ — CLOSED! Leeds blaze above the crossbar at the back post as the home side open Man City with timely press. It feels less like the first 25 minutes of near total control and more like a game.

29′ — Leeds defend so much that when they receive the ball, they find it difficult to attack calmly. Whether offside or just too frantic, the side that went down 7-0 earlier this season have shaken up the hosts a bit. Still just 1-0.

18′ — Scary! — Aymeric Laporte and Robin Koch face off in a violent collision and there is a long delay as the coaches take a look at the opponents. The two break away, but pass fit to return to the field.

12′ — HUOOOOAAAAALLLL!! — Ladies and gentlemen, Phil Foden. Pep Guardiola has promised that we will one day have a regular diet of ‘Stockport Iniesta’ and what a ball it is to put CIty ahead.

Rodri’s header isn’t completely showy and not easy, but the No.47’s accurate ball is magnificent.

3′ — Shades of Stevie G! When you talk about ‘staying your foot in the Premier League title race’ there is only one image that comes to mind and Joao Cancelo threatened to do two when he is slipped into the Leeds half.

Luckily for him, Ilkay Gundogan runs the length of the pitch and takes advantage of a slight hesitation from Leeds’ attack to keep the game scoreless.

Leeds squad news, injuries, roster options

Tyler Roberts and Adam Forshaw won’t be returning this season, while Patrick Bamford won’t be back yet but is closing in on availability. Jamie Shackleton benches.

Manchester City squad news, injuries, line-up options

John Stones is out after leaving Tuesday’s first-half win over Real Madrid, while Kyle Walker is also out and will be hoping to return for Madrid’s Champions League second leg.

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