Everton 0 Manchester City 1
Everton were controversially denied a late penalty as Manchester City narrowly avoided another slip up in the title race with a 1-0 win at Goodison Park.
Having laboured to take an 82nd minute lead through Phil Foden VAR was asked to rule on a ball which struck the arm of midfielder Rodri.
Referee Paul Tierney had not given a decision on the pitch and the off-field official said there was no reason to change that — much to the fury of home fans who had the old stadium bouncing again after watching an encouragingly hearty performance from their team.
It was a huge escape for Pep Guardiola’s side, who extended their lead over Sunday’s Carabao Cup finalists Liverpool back to six poi …