LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester City set another best flight record of 15 back to back wins as their apparently relentless walk towards the Premier League title proceeded with a 4-0 cavort at base club Swansea City on Wednesday.
David Silva struck twice for Pep Guardiola’s side as they went past Arsenal’s 14-coordinate winning arrangement, albeit not at all like the London club’s, City’s streak has been in a solitary season.
Manchester United kept up a removed interest as they drudged to a 1-0 annihilation of Bournemouth at Old Trafford to remain 11 focuses unfastened in second place, Romelu Lukaku’s ninth group objective of the season demonstrating simply enough.
Liverpool and Arsenal could just draw 0-0 with battling West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United separately, enabling Tottenham Hotspur to move into fourth spot behind Chelsea thanks top a 2-0 prevail upon Brighton and Hove Albion as Serge Aurier scored his first objective for the club.
City have 49 focuses to United’s 38 with champions Chelsea, who won at Huddersfield Town on Tuesday, on 35. Tottenham have 31, in front of Liverpool on objective contrast while Arsenal dropped to seventh with 30 focuses.
- City barely broke sweat as they transformed their outing to south Wales into an instructional meeting in spite of rolling out four improvements to the side that won 2-1 at Manchester United on Sunday.
- Joined looked level after their berating rout against City and were obliged to Lukaku’s intense header and a few decent spares by David de Gea against a brave Bournemouth.
- Administrator Jose Mourinho, occupied by reports of a fracas after the City overcome in which he was accounted for to have had drain tossed at him, conceded his side had been low on vitality.
- “It was troublesome match. They had one more day’s rest than us, they were fresher than us, and rationally fresher in light of the fact that a major match takes more from our players,” he said.
- “They were troublesome rivals and troublesome conditions. In the event that we had scored the second it would have been a quiet night.”
- Liverpool were left to lament a late refused objective for Dominic Solanke as they could discover no chance to get past West Brom, their second home attract four days.
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Shinji Okazaki scored twice for Leicester as they piled on a fourth back to back win, while Wayne Rooney earned Everton a 1-0 win at Newcastle United whose night finished in discouraging design with a red card for Jonjo Shelvey.