in the table of the Premier League in a match in which Manchester City beat this Saturday 2-1 to Leicester to climb to His rivals had a penalty annulled by two touches.
Riyad Mahrez slipped when kicking the penalty kick for Leicester in the 77th minute and the ball hit its foot of support, bouncing the angle. The referee nullified the goal, indicating with two fingers that Mahrez had given two consecutive touches.
David Silva at 29 minutes and Gabriel Jesús from penal at 36, gave the City a 2-0 lead at Etihad Stadium.
Leicester had been dominated to that point, but he replied with a spectacular volley of Shinji Okazaki at 42 and caused problems for Man City in the final leg.
City was placed two points above Liverpool who fell before his Sunday match at West Ham in the competition for qualifying for the Champions League the next campaign.
City now needs only one win in their last two matches (at home against West Brom and visiting Watford) to secure at least fourth place.
THE 'GUNNERS' STILL DREAM WITH THE CHAMPIONS
Arsenal kept alive their hopes of securing their place in the Champions League by beating emphatically Stoke City 4-1 to secure themselves in fifth place and stepping on Liverpool's heels .
Two goals from Olivier Giroud one from Alexis Sánchez and another from Mesut Özil gave the victory to Arsenal, who still needs to win both games That are left and wait for city or Liverpool stumbles.
Swansea took another step to avoid the decline by imposing 2-0 on the relegated Sunderland 2-0
Fernando Llorente and Kyle Naughton scored the Swansea goals in the first half.
In other games of the day, Southampton beat Middlesbrough 2-1 and Bournemouth to Burnley by the same account.