Report: Everton 1-3 Manchester City
Date: 17 February 2021
Venue: Goodison Park
Premier Little league leaders Manchester City moved 10 points clear of Manchester United with a 3-1 overcome Everton at Goodison Recreation area on Wednesday night.
Man City were without the in-form Ilkay Gundogan however they welcomed rear Kevin De Bruyne on the bench along with Sergio Aguero. Everton, meanwhile, were without leading scorer Dominic Calvert-Lewin through harm.
The hosts found the going tough in the early stages before Phil Foden eventually broke the deadlock in the 32nd minute with a thumping strike from a rebound that took a deflection towards the trunk of the net.
However, Everton got the equaliser eight a few minutes before the break immediately after Lucas Digne fired a first-time shot against the post around and ricocheted in to the thigh of Richarlison.
Pep Guardiola's charges were somewhat more forceful coming from the break, as Riyad Mahrez restored their lead found in the 63rd minute with a first-period curling strike on the proper side of the package that remaining Jordan Pickford without chance.
Bernardo Silva sealed the three things for the Citizens within the last 13 mins with a cracking low hit from the advantage of the box in to the bottom corner.
Ronald Koeman's area will now change their concentrate to the weekend's derby against Liverpool, while the Citizens travel the Emirates Stadium to face Arsenal.