Get up and go Guardiola’s runaway league leaders set a new best mark for an individual season when they beat Manchester United 2-1 on Sunday and have now surpassed Arsenal’s 14-league game streak, which was enlisted crosswise over two battles.
Two goals from the inform Spaniard David Silva and one each from Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero fixed a normal triumph over the Swansea club, keeping up City’s gigantic lead over United at the summit.
Silva, who snatched the opener against United at the end of the week, got City up and pursuing 27 minutes with an astute complete before De Bruyne proceeded with his astounding season by scoring with a free-kick.
MATCH FACTS AND STATS
Fabianski 6.5; Naughton 6, Van Der Hoorn 5.5, Mawson 5.5, Olsson 6; Dyer 5.5 (Narsingh 65, 6), Carroll 6 (Abraham 46, 6), Mesa 5.5, Ki 6, Ayew 5.5; Bony 6 (Fer 73)
Subs not used: Mulder, Clucas, Rangel, Fernandez
Manager: Paul Clement 5
Manchester City (4-3-3):
Ederson 7; Danilo 6.5, Otamendi 7, Mangala 6, Delph 7 (Zinchenko 73, 6); Fernandinho 7 (Toure 58, 6), D Silva 8.5, De Bruyne 7.5 (Gundogan 77); Sterling 7, Aguero 7, B Silva 7
Subs not used: Bravo, Walker, Sane, Jesus
Goals: D Silva 27, De Bruyne 34, D Silva 52, Aguero 85
Manager: Pep Guardiola 7
Ref: A Taylor 6
Spain international Silva got his second soon after the restart with another fine complete and just some great saves from Lukasz Fabianksi kept the scoreline from spiraling wild.