Manchester City pounced on a stumble from Chelsea to tighten their grip on second place in the Premier League on Saturday, after Manchester United took another stride towards the title.
Sunderland's English defender Danny Rose (R) vies with Manchester United's Dutch striker Robin van Persie (L) during the English Premier League football match at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland on March 30, 2013. Manchester United won the game 1-0.
United's 1-0 win at Sunderland had given them an 18-point lead but City cut their advantage back to 15 points ahead of the forthcoming Manchester derby by crushing Newcastle United 4-0 at the Etihad Stadium.
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