Manchester City already took the decisive first place in the Premier League, after defeating Albion, who is in relegation position, in a beating. This is the 11th game that Manchester City have played in the Premier League without losing.
Manchester City has basically not been a leader in the Premier League for constantly going two games behind, but today they put themselves on a par with Liverpool and Manchester United and have 41 points, United 40 and Leicester 38.
Josep Guardiola’s team gave a great football display in the first half. In the second half after the fifth goal both teams slowed down and not much happened in the match. The scoreboard reflects the difference in level between both teams.
Just in the first half hour of the game, City was winning 3-0, with two goals from İlkay Gündoğan (at 6 ‘and 30’) and one by João Cancelo (POR) at 20 ‘. Riyad Mahrez (FRA) scored in the first half stoppage time and Raheem Sterling (ENG) at 57 ‘.