Manchester City beat West Ham to go 13points clear on top of the EPL

Manchester City beat West Ham to go 13points clear on top of the EPL

Manchester City extended their winning run to 20 matches and moved 13 points clear at the top of the Premier League after seeing off a stubborn West Ham United.

English Premier League leaders maintained their flawless run as they beat West Ham United 2-1 on Saturday. The result means City have stretched their lead at the top of the table to 13 points ahead of Manchester United and Leicester City’s clashes on Sunday.

The win was not an easy one for Pep Guardiola’s side as West Ham put up a great fight with the pace of Lingard and Michail Antonio causing problems at the back for City.

Ruben Dias scored the opener in minute 30, heading home a great Kevin De Bruyne cross pass a stand-in West Ham keeper Darren Randolph. Michail Antonio put the ball in the back of the net just before half time from a Jesse Lingard ball across the City goal to put the scores at one appease at thee break

John Stones was well positioned to convert a Riyad Mahrez pass with a low shot into the back of the West Ham net to win the match 2-1 for the former Premier League champions.

The win is the 500th win for Pep Guardiola as a manager and 200th as a City manager in 273 games.

City has now gone 27 matches unbeaten – winning 24 and drawing 3, making it their second-longest run in their history, after 28 games between April and December 2017.




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