Aguero grabs winner for Man City as Laporte makes return

SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — Sergio Aguero came off the bench to score a sixth goal in his last three Premier League games and earn Manchester City a 1-0 win over Sheffield United on Tuesday.

The Argentina striker tapped in at the far post in the 73rd minute following another perfectly weighted cross from Kevin De Bruyne, giving the Belgian his 15th assist of the campaign.

Aguero had come on six minutes earlier as a substitute for Gabriel Jesus, who had a first-half penalty saved by Dean Henderson.

As important as the victory for City was the return of France center back Aymeric Laporte after nearly five months out with a serious knee injury.

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