Register Login Scores

English Premier League

Unbeaten Man City Brush Aside Leicester

English Premier League:

Result: Leicester City 0-2 Manchester City

Date: 18 November 2017

Venue: King Power Stadium

Manchester City maintained their unbeaten start to the Premier League season, with an impressive 2-0 win over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.

Pep Guardiola's charges dominated in the opening exchanges, but were unable to carve out a clear-cut opening.

The visitors nearly went ahead after 22 minute through David Silva, whose close-range strike was turned away by Foxes goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

Seven minutes later, Man City were dealt a blow when John Stones was forced off with an injury. He was replaced by Eliaquim Mangala.

Leicester, meanwhile, were on the back for most of the half and failed to threaten City's goal.

However, Guardiola's charges broke the deadlock on the stroke of halftime, as Raheem Sterling played in Silva, who teed up Gabriel Jesus for the simple tap-in, 0-1.

Three minutes into the second half, City doubled their lead as De Bruyne collected a pass from Leroy Sane, before rifling the ball into the top corner from 20-yards out, 0-2.

The Foxes looked livelier in the second half, but they were unable to test City goalkeeper Ederson, while Jamie Vardy cut a frustrating figure.

Claude Puel introduced Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho with just over 20 minutes remaining, as the home side pushed for a way back into the match.

However, Guardiola's were in full control and never looked like conceding as they ran out convincing 2-0 winners.


Bayern Coach Confirms Talks With Germany International

Mourinho Confirms The Return Of Three Man Utd Stars

Aubameyang Sits Out As Dortmund's Bundesliga Struggles Continue


Top 5

7 In & 15 Out For Pirates – A Chance To Win The League

39 Oct 20, 2020 05:08 PM in Orlando Pirates

Reports: Barca Star Wants Out Because Of Messi

18 Oct 16, 2020 08:00 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Agent Comments On Laffor’s Downs Future

45 Oct 20, 2020 07:48 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

25 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Breaking: Pirates Finally Confirm New Goalkeeper

87 Oct 20, 2020 12:02 PM in Orlando Pirates

A Shot-Stopper's Showstopper! Pirates' New BMW Boy

Oct 20, 2020 03:09 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Hunt Singles Out Chiefs' Young Stars After Debut Win

62 Oct 18, 2020 06:00 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Downs’ R13m Star To Be Shipped Out?

43 Oct 20, 2020 04:52 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Agent Comments On Laffor’s Downs Future

45 Oct 20, 2020 07:48 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Seven Down, Four To Go For Pirates’ 11 Departures

16 Oct 20, 2020 01:06 PM in Orlando Pirates

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Rejected: Why Baroka Wont’ Sell To Chiefs

15 Oct 20, 2020 07:11 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

The World's 10 Highest-Paid Football Stars Today

3 Sep 14, 2020 08:30 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Maluleke To Be Unveiled At New Club

7 Oct 20, 2020 09:13 AM in Siyagobhoza