Manchester City on brink of title after victory

  • Manchester City on brink of title after victory

Manchester City on brink of title after victory

But Pep Guardiola's side was back in fine form to see off fourth-place Tottenham.

"I am not concerned, we must now be ready for Tuesday".

City could have wrapped up the title with a win at home to Manchester United last Saturday but threw away a two-goal lead to suffer their first home loss of the campaign, falling 3-2 to Jose Mourinho's side. "We had good results in the month so that's the most important thing".

Having crashed out of the UEFA Champions League competition at the quarterfinal stage last Wednesday, the Citizens stepped up their game to claim maximum points against Spurs, who are in the race to finish among the top four teams ahead of the current EPL champions, Chelsea. We have to win it at home.

Crystal Palace look close to safety after they beat Brighton 3-2 while Huddersfield are two points better off than Palace with a 1-0 win over Watford.

City impressed with their ability to control the game and not let it get out of hand despite missing chances at the other end, something they found tough to do so in the three defeats they suffered in the last few days.

Swansea couldn't make home advantage count against Everton, but also opened up a five-point lead on Southampton just above the relegation zone with a 1-1 draw.

Sane nearly scored City's third goal on 29 minutes only to be denied by Davinson Sanchez who raced back to block the German's effort.

Sterling finally got on the score sheet after he blasted in a shot past Lloris in the 71st minute. lucas Moura was brought in for Lamela by Spurs coach Mauricio Pochetinno. The referee pointed to the spot, however, and Gundogan rolled home the kick.

The Blues have had a nightmare week, losing three games in a row in disappointing fashion, while simultaneously getting dumped out of the Champions League and squandering the opportunity to win the Premier League title in front of their arch-rivals.

But they wasted no time in shutting up their critics and were 2-0 up by just the 25th minute as they cruised to a 3-1 win which ended Spurs' record of 14 games unbeaten. Leroy Sane hit the woodwork in the third minute as helpless Hugo Lloris watched as the post denied the German from a close range.

Just before the goal came up, the visitors had tried Spurs keeper a couple of times but Lloris had no problem dusting Kevin De Bruyne's effort just four minutes into the game.

Spurs will face Manchester City while Liverpool will line up against Bournemouth in the 33rd round of the Premier League, with each of Kane and Salah looking to increase their goal tally.

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