For a side starting this game with no strikers on the pitch, to be one goal short of the 4-0 win that would have put them top of the table (on goals scored, with 37) was quite a feat for Manchester City against Crystal Palace.
By the end of this display of patient passing and probing, much of the crowd had enjoyed it, too. There may not have been any recognised attackers on the pitch, but three goals had been scored and an eighth consecutive victory assured.
With James Milner otherwise occupied...
MANCHESTER, England -- A trio of observations on Manchester City's 3-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday in the Premier League.
1. Make no mistake, the title race is very much on
David Silva rose above everyone else and Manchester City have suddenly risen level with Chelsea at the top of the table courtesy of this win over Crystal Palace.
That may just be for the time being, given that Jose Mourinho's side have a game in hand against Stoke City on Monday, but it is also strikingly quick how City...
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Man City in line for Kevin De Bruyne
Belgian international Kevin De Bruyne might be set for a return to the Premier League. The one-time Chelsea player never figured in Jose Mourinho's plans at Stamford Bridge and was subsequently loaned out to Werder Bremen.
Now The Mirror reported the attacking...