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A decisive turn in the Prem race

Updated: May 8, 2012, 3:54 AM ET
By Dan Riccio and Jason York, ESPN Stats & Information

Manchester City moved closer to its first top-flight title since 1968 as it defeated Newcastle United 2-0 on Sunday in the penultimate round of the Barclays Premier League. City and Manchester United, which also won 2-0 over Swansea City, are tied with 86 points each, but City is ahead due to a superior goal difference.

Here is a statistical look back at this weekend's action:

• The Premier League title race has previously been decided on the final day of the season ...

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