David Silva brace fires Man City 16 points clear at the top - football

David Silva brace fires Man City 16 points clear at the top



Manchester City extended their lead atop the Premier League table to 16 points with a 2-0 win at struggling Stoke.
David Silva opened the scoring for Pep Guardiola’s side just ten minutes in, finishing well from a Raheem Sterling ball.
He doubled the advantage five minutes into the second half, lobbing Jack Butland from Gabriel Jesus’ headed feed.
The result leaves City needing only a maximum of three wins from eight remaining games to take the title, but two would suffice if one of them comes against second-placed Manchester United.
That means there is a possibility City could complete the job in the derby against rivals United on April 7, if they beat Everton in their next game on March 31.
City were without top scorer Sergio Aguero but his absence mattered little as they barely needed to get out of second gear against the relegation-threatened Potters. Stoke did begin aggressively in the hope of suffocating City but the visitors soon stretched them by playing a few longer passes.
Within 10 minutes City had broken through after Gabriel Jesus released the fit-again Raheem Sterling down the right. Sterling picked out Silva in front of goal and the Spaniard flicked home.
Stoke went for long spells without touching the ball but they created a chance out of nothing as Xherdan Shaqiri nutmegged Oleksandr Zinchenko. The Swiss pulled the ball back for Badou Ndiaye but his shot was deflected wide by Fernandinho.

Kyle Walker then almost managed to lob his own keeper af...
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