Leaders Manchester United were held to a draw for the first time in the Premier League this season.
Defender Patrice Evra headed United ahead from a Robin van Persie corner on 16 minutes but the league's top scorer Michu netted his 13th goal of the campaign, moving the Spaniard one ahead of Van Persie, to level just before the half-hour.
United have 43 points from 18 games, followed by City on 39 and four clubs on 30. Chelsea have the chance to regain third place with victory at home to Aston Villa in the late kickoff game. - Reuters