In Gameweek 13, Manchester United were held to a draw at home by Leicester City, while Chelsea beat Manchester City. Elsewhere, Tottenham Hotspur were held to a goalless draw by Sunderland.
United took the lead against Leicester in the fifth minute through Callum Gribbin. The Foxes found their equaliser midway through the second-half through Josh Knight, however, to narrow their deficit by a point to leaders Liverpool. City are second in the table and five points adrift after 13 games.
Chelsea played out a five-goal thriller against Manchester City, coming from behind to take all three points late on. City took the lead in the fourth minute through Lorenzo Gonzalez. They doubled their advantage on half-time to give Chelsea a mountain to climb in the second-half.
Martell Taylor-Crossdale halved the deficit for the visitors midway through the second-half and bagged his second of the game ten minutes later. Harvey St Clair turned the game on its head with the winning goal in the 89th minute.
Monday, December 18, 2017
- Manchester United 1-1 Leicester City
Tuesday, December 19
- Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Sunderland
- Chelsea 3-2 Manchester City
U23 Premier League table up to December 19, 2017
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