(Video) Rodri heads home HUGE goal in the title race, Man City return to pole position

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Manchester City took the lead after just 13 minutes at Elland Road, with Rodri heading home.

With Liverpool picking up three points on the road in the lunchtime kick-off, the pressure was on Pep Guardiola and his Manchester City players to go to Leeds United and win to return to the top of the Premier League.

You could have forgiven them for being a little cagey and anxious in the opening exchanges, but instead, they’ve gone and got themselves ahead after just 13 minutes of football, with Rodri scoring with a great header.

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The delivery was pinpoint, but Rodri, who has been somewhat of a goal threat from the defensive midfield position this campaign, did brilliantly well to divert it beyond the goalkeeper and into the back of the net.

Pictures courtesy of the Premier League

Leeds have sufficient attacking talent to turn the game around, but the last thing you want to do when playing Man City is concede early. This could be a very long evening for the relegation battlers…

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