Manchester City drew on the 30th match day of the Premier League to Stoke City. The authoritarian leader from the second-to-last in the position, so everyone expected a high score. Despite a monopoly of the ball continued, however, with two goals. Twice David Silva. 2-0.
Vincent Kompany was again central in the defence at Manchester City, Kevin De Bruyne was again the metronome in midfield.
Already after ten minutes was City the lead after a wonderful, collective attack: via De Bruyne, Jesus, and a Sterling crossed the ball to David Silva who, in good finish: 1-0!
Manchester City monopoliseerde the ball, which at one point resulted in a ball of 81%… However, kept the home team in a 1-0 stand precariously on the sporadic tegenprikken, two times, through a deviated ball. First next to and then had to Ederson a dangerous ball into the roof of goal tipping.
After ten minutes in the second half fell the reassuring second goal. Once again it was David Silva, the finisher of the service, this time after a nice combination with him: 2-0.
And the Belgians? Kompany was by the staartploeg never put to the test, De Bruyne was the dial on the society but this time without an assist or goal of his foot.
By this victory has, Manchester City and 16 points ahead of closest pursuers and city rivals Manchester United. Stoke remains on a Crystal Palace shared penultimate place.