Manchester City has Saturday night a resounding victory over Everton booked. The English leader won at Goodison Park with spacious numbers: 1-3.
The players of Manchester City celebrate.
Everton, with Wayne Rooney as a defensive midfielder, started, had, in the run-up to the duel is still good hope. In the last four matches with the team of Pep Guardiola was not lost: one victory, three times the same.
City shot that hope, however, early to smithereens. Leroy Sané made in the fourth minute with a biting volley for 0-1. Gabriel Jesus said, after an assist from – who else than – Kevin De Bruyne’s second goal against the ropes.
The rapid Raheem Sterling lifted the score with his sixteenth goal of the season for the rest to 0-3. After a ball at the size of David Silva was the Englishman simply binnentikken.
Despite the dominance of City in the beginning of the two half (ninety percent possession of the ball), it was Everton that scored. From the edge of the penalty area to bounce back Yannick Bolasie after more than an hour playing with a slider over the inside of the post with the 1-3.
Leading the City with seven matches to play, a lead of 16 points on the number two to Manchester United: 84 to 68. Everton is on place nine with a total of 40.