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Sergio Aguero and Samir Nasri give Manchester City win over West Brom

Manchester City in fourth are four points clear of fifth-placed Manchester United who visit Tottenham Hotspur on April 10th.

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Sergio Aguero and Samir Nasri helped Manchester City cement their place in top four of Premier League.(Source: AP)

Goals from Sergio Aguero and Samir Nasri helped Manchester City cement their place in the top four of the Premier League but only after they had been given a fright at the Etihad Stadium.

West Brom went ahead with their first attack after six minutes when Stephane Sessegnon fired a shot past a flat-footed Joe Hart in goal.

Sessegnon then blotted his copybook when he fouled Aleksandar Kolarov and Aguero slotted home a 19th-minute penalty.

Nasri, making his first league start since September, put City in front after 66 minutes, tapping in from close range after Aguero’s effort was blocked.

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West Brom had chances to equalise against a shaky home rearguard, chiefly through Saido Berahino who missed the target with the home defence expecting an offside flag.

City, in fourth, are four points clear of fifth-placed Manchester United who visit Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.