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Guardiola – Still lots of games to play for the title

Man City manager Pep Guardiola has refused to concede the Premier League title to Liverpool after suffering a shock 2:1 Premier League defeat against Newcastle at St James' Park on Tuesday night, giving Liverpool further room to extend the points difference if they beat Leicester at Anfield on Wednesday. The 80th-minute penalty converted by Matt Ritchie was enough to seal all three points for the Magpies having gone behind in the early seconds of the game through a goal from Sergio Aguero. Rafa Benitez' Newcastle are currently 5 points clear from the relegation spot, but same can't be said for Man City in their title aspirations. Guardiola said: "We are in January and there's a lot of time. But of course, when you are behind the leader, you don't have to drop points because you he...