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Dzeko ends Man City's poor away run with Wigan win

Updated: January 16, 2012, 17:14


Manchester City's Edin Dzeko, centre left, is congratulated by teammates after scoring against Wigan Athletic during their English Premier League soccer match at The DW Stadium, Wigan, England, Monday Jan. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

WIGAN, England(AP) Edin Dzeko ended Manchester City's two-month wait for an away win in the Premier League on Monday, scoring the only goal in a dour 1-0 victory at Wigan to go three points clear at the top.

The Bosnian striker brought an 11-match goal drought to an end in the first half, heading David Silva's free kick into the net.

He had not scored since Nov. 5 at Queens Park Rangers, which was City's last away win in the league before four successive setbacks.

City is three points clear of Manchester United and a further two ahead of Sunday's opponent, Tottenham.

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