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EPL race still alive after Manchester United draw

Thrilling 4-4 draw between Man Utd and Everton means Abu Dhabi-owned Manchester City still in with chance of winning English Premier League

EPL race still alive after Manchester United draw
The Premier League title race took another dramatic twist on Sunday when leaders Manchester United blew a two-goal lead to draw 4-4 with Everton and Manchester City beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 to narrow the gap to three points. (Getty Images)
EPL race still alive after Manchester United draw
Wolves were relegated after losing to City who will go top of the standings if they beat United in the Manchester derby at the Etihad Stadium next Monday.(Getty Images)
EPL race still alive after Manchester United draw
United, who led Everton 4-2 with seven minutes remaining at Old Trafford, head the standings on 83 points, three ahead of City who have a better goal difference with three games of the season left. (Getty Images)
EPL race still alive after Manchester United draw
City's victory at Molineux, secured with goals from Sergio Aguero and Samir Nasri, condemned Wolves to the Championship (second tier) after three seasons in the top flight. (Getty Images)
EPL race still alive after Manchester United draw
United, who trailed to Nikica's Jelavic's 33rd-minute header, looked set to open a temporary eight-point advantage over City when they led Everton 3-1 and 4-2 thanks to two goals from Wayne Rooney against his old club and one each for Danny Welbeck and Nani. (Getty Images)
EPL race still alive after Manchester United draw
But Marouane Fellaini's volley gave Everton a lifeline at 3-2 and Jelavic and Steven Pienaar struck twice in two minutes to earn their team a deserved point. (Getty Images)
EPL race still alive after Manchester United draw
In Sunday's other game, former Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson enjoyed his first return to Anfield since leaving the club in 2011 by leading West Bromwich Albion to a 1-0 victory.(AFP/Getty Images)
EPL race still alive after Manchester United draw
The only goal, from the prolific Peter Odemwingie, earned West Brom their first win at Anfield for 45 years and lifted them into the top half of the table. (Getty Images)
EPL race still alive after Manchester United draw
City led the table for five months but their defeat at Arsenal two weeks ago left them eight points behind United. (AFP/Getty Images)
EPL race still alive after Manchester United draw
Now, if they beat their neighbours next week, they will go top on goal difference but manager Roberto Mancini remained in cautious mood.\n\n"We have three very difficult games left - United, Newcastle and QPR," the Italian said.(Getty Images)