LEICESTER (EFE) — The Manchester City took another important step towards the English Premier League title by taking his revenge against the Leicester city, with whom he had lost in the first round at the Etihad Stadium by 2-5 and which he beat at the King Power Stadium by 0-2.
The victory means that Pep Guardiola’s team is 17 points ahead of Manchester United – with two more games – and that the Leicester he is third to one of the ‘Red Devils’.
Since he fell in the derby against United on March 7, Guardiola’s team has no longer given his rivals more options and has added three consecutive wins that allow him to continue comfortably at the top of the table and counting the days to be crowned champions.
The return of the Premier After the stoppage for the national teams it could not be more positive for him City, which brought out a highly demanding test before the Leicester, which he dominated absolutely, so much so that, for example, he did not concede a shot during the first half.
He soon marked the Manchester City, but the target after six minutes of the Brazilian Fernandinho was annulled for offside of the Argentine Sergio ‘Kun’ Agüero, starter on the attack front along with the Brazilian Gabriel Jesús.
Jamie Vardy also scored for the locals on the brink of halftime, but the goal was also disallowed for offside. Guardiola’s team had deserved much more, they had clear enough chances to have been ahead. He did not achieve it until shortly before the hour (m.58) with a target of Benjamin Mendy. From then on, the game settled and Gabriel Jesús put the finishing touches before entering the final stage (m.74).
The City they face Tuesday’s clash with Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League Quarter-Finals in full form and morality, quite the opposite of the German side, which fell to Eintracht Frankfurt.