Manchester City closed the gap on Premier League leaders Manchester United in dramatic fashion as Gareth Barry's stoppage-time winner clinched a crucial 1-0 victory over Reading.
Manchester City's Gareth Barry (2nd L) climbs onto Reading's Nicky Shorey to score the winning goal during their Premier League match on December 22, 2012. City broke the deadlock when Barry headed home from a David Silva cross.
With United not in action until Sunday's trip to Swansea, Roberto Mancini's team desperately needed to put pressure on their bitter rivals and they finally seized the opportunity in the closing minutes at Eastlands.
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.