Liverpool top as Huddersfield drop - what we learned from the Premier League

A goal and an assist takes Manchester City at the top of the league table. After the goals we controlled it.

The City boss went on to heap praise on his side's performance in an opening spell that might have yielded more than just two goals.

By the time Aguero was substituted in the 57th minute Manchester City were well on their way to a seventh consecutive Premier League victory.

That ushered in a better spell for the home side before City threatened again as Sterling's low cross was hacked away by Callum Chambers before Aguero could get to it.

Guardiola has warned that City may have to win all their remaining matches to claim the Quadruple, but Gundogan said: "I think as long as you are able to maintain challenging in every single competition, you feel happy - that's how I feel". We started after the worldwide break with incredible spirit.

City's progress means they could play nine games in April but Guardiola does not want to overthink the situation. Every game in every week we have to win. For Liverpool, who will surely be tested more by Tottenham than were City by Fulham, the pressure has been ratcheted up further before their own run-in has begun. We can win them all, or lose them all. Sometimes you win easily with the top six, and sometimes you get a hard game, but it's the same with the teams at the bottom of the table. "We have tough opponents, but that is the challenge", he added. 'But we need Kevin De Bruyne and the players who stayed in Manchester like Vincent Kompany, Phil Foden, because in the next game we're going to make a few changes.

'He decided on not continuing. That group is still lauded for going a whole league season unbeaten, but we felt we had underachieved.

In the day's late game, West Ham United, after six unbeaten matches at the London Stadium, came unstuck with a lacklustre 2-0 home defeat by Everton Goals from Kurt Zouma and Bernard moved Everton above the Hammers into ninth, one point behind Wolves and Leicester.

"What's next is Cardiff, so we'll prepare well, and go like a machine to win, to play, and try to win".

"The way we started to play against Fulham, they show me we want to do it".

With seven games remaining before the end of the season, the Senegal worldwide said that he keeps a close eye on the Citizens' matches and hopes they drop points for his team's advantage. The race for the top four this season is one of the most intense in recent history with Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Arsenal and the Blues all chasing a Champions League qualification spot for next season.


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