MANCHESTER CITY claimed their eighth Premier League win in a row after narrowly beating West Brom 2-1 on the Hawthorns.
Regardless of Matt Phillips pulling a aim again in harm time, the Residents moved 5 factors clear on the op after targets from Leroy Sane, Fernandinho and Raheem Sterling.
Pep Gaurdiola’s males bought off to the proper begin after Sane fired the Eastlands outfit in entrance within the tenth minute – hanging low into the underside nook.
However simply three minutes later, baggies striker Jay Rodriguez equalised, out-muscling John Stones to fit low underneath Ederson.
Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho then bought his facet again into the lead within the 15th minute, as his deflected try clipped the defender and into the again of the web.
Raheem Sterling then netted his ninth aim of the marketing campaign within the second half as he tapped house from shut vary.
David Silva discovered Kyle Walker down the precise flank, and the right-back delivered a pinpoint cross for his England compatriot.
It regarded as if Metropolis would then run riot, and would have scored extra if not for the heroics of Ben Foster.
The previous Manchester United goalkeeper denied Gabriel Jesus within the 75th minute, earlier than Kevin De Bruyne’s effort slammed in opposition to the facet netting.
Foster then needed to be at his finest to thwart Silva, because the Spanish internationals shot from six yards out was turned away by his toes.
Phillips then nicked a late aim, because the ex-QPR ace capitalised on a poor mistake from Nicolas Otamendi.
His terrible chested clearance allowed Phillips to latch onto the ball, and he made no mistake to poke the ball previous Ederson.
It simply ten top-flight video games, Metropolis have netted an astounding 35 targets – conceding a mere six occasions.
It is grim studying for West Brom, they’re and not using a aim because the second week of the season.
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STATS, FACTS, GOALS & LOLS
- West Brom have misplaced 15 out of their final 16 Premier League matches in opposition to Manchester Metropolis – shedding their final 12 video games.
- Leroy Sane has scored six targets and registered 5 assists in his final seven top-flight appearances.
There have been simply four minutes and 56 seconds between Man Metropolis scoring first, WBA equalising and Metropolis restoring their lead.
- Raheem Sterling has netted 9 targets already this season – seven within the Premier League – and is Metropolis’s prime scorer.
- Non defender has recorded extra assists than Kyle Walker because the begin of final season – 9.
- Pep Guardiola’s facet have now gained eight consecutive matches within the top-flight.
- The Baggies have solely scored eight targets within the Premier League this season.
WHAT THEY SAID
Manchester Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola mentioned: “We gained and that is crucial factor. We did not panic when it turned 1-1 or when it turned Three-2 on the finish.
“They performed 5 on the again with two strikers which was totally different. However we began effectively once more and have began scoring earlier.
“Leroy Sane has a particular expertise and runs in from behind – it is vital to do this. He is nonetheless younger although and there are various issues he can enhance upon.”